Pastor Christian Oyakhilome also known as “Pastor Chris” is the foundrer and the president of Believers’ LoveWorld, also known as Christ Embassy, an evangelical Christian ministry headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.
His ministry is however more expansive and international in nature. It includes a healing school and a global daily devotional known as “Rhapsody of Realities”.
Pastor Chris is known for many things but we are bring you the best 8 of Pastor Chris and his ministry
1. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome started his Christian ministry while still in university
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome while studying at Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma in Nigeria’s Edo state, he started the Believers’ Love world Fellowship which later became Believers Love world Inc.
Since then the ministry has become a global ministry with millions of followers and associates all around the world.
2. Pastor Chris’ net worth is over $50 million
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, according to Forbes, has an estimated net worth of over $50 million.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s net worth is not based on ministry alone. He has invested in quiet some things like television, newspapers, publishing, a record label, hotels and real estate and that is how his net worth got to where it is today.
3. Pastor Chris is an author
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is an author. Pastor Chris has a formidable sales machine at hand that many other inspirational book writers do not have.
A significant proportion of his personal fortune comes from his book sales.
4. Pastor Chris has his own social networking site called Yookos
After being at the forefront of using mainstream social networking media to spread the Christian gospel, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome owns and operates his own social media website known as Yookos.
5. Pastor Chris’ TV station
Pastor Chris Television Station is the first TV channel to broadcast from Africa to the global audience on a 24 hour basis. LoveWorld TV was the first television network based in Africa to broadcast out to a global audience on a 24 hour basis.
Pastor Chris owns three television channels: LoveWorld TV, LoveWorld SAT and LoveWorld Plus.
6. In 2006, Pastor Chris bought a whole airline.
In 2006 though, Pastor Chris did one better when he bought an airline and renamed it Skypower
7. Pastor Chris is the most followed African personality on Twitter.
There’s power in social media and Pastor Chris certainly knows. He has followers on the social micro-blogging site: Twitter of over 1,316,000.
According to Twitterholic.com, this ranks his account (@PastorChrisLive) first in Africa by followers and 1,268th in the world.
Pastor Chris, unlike other influential Twitter users who themselves follow thousands of other “Tweeps”, Pastor Chris does not follow anyone and as at December 01, 2013; @PastorChrisLive had tweeted 1,356 updates.
8. Pastor Chris’ wife, Anita is a partner in ministry.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is married to Anita and they are blessed with two daughters.
Anita is the head of Christ Embassy church in London. However, she is also a partner in Pastor Chris’ vast business interests and investments.
Though presently as at the time of publishing this article, they have divorced.