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General News of Monday, 17 January 2022


Don’t name anything after me in Winners Chapel when I die - Bishop Oyedepo to members

Bishop David Oyedepo Bishop David Oyedepo

The Founder and presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide (Winners’ Chapel International), David Oyedepo has instructed his church members to not name the church after him.

According to Bishop Oyedepo, the church is for Jesus, not him.

“After I go at a very ripe old age which I know God has the plan for me, let no man here name anything here after me because the owner never dies.

“Don’t try it, it’s not God’s will it’s not God’s plan.

“People die before they share their will in any term but this man never dies. So who will now give you the will to read?

“Lawyers, do you read the will when the man is still alive.

“You can’t divide anybody goods till after his death and Jesus the owner of the church ever liveth. So where will you divide his lit, that time won’t come,” he said on Sunday, August 16, 2022.

He further revealed that he once got a request from a resigning pastor to gift him a church branch, but he declined the request.

He added that he would have lost the ministry forever if he obliged to the pastor's request because the church doesn’t belong to him.

“One of our pastors resigned in those days and I said if there’s anything in getting started in your ministry, he said I want you to give me the church that I’m a pastor. I said it’s not my own.

“You have no power to give what is not yours. I can’t give you the church it’s not my own.

“I told him to ask for any other thing, I’m not a church giver. I would have lost this ministry forever,” he said.

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