Vanguard (Lagos)

Nigeria: Assemblies of God Opens Another Shop

AS part of its operation kingdom expansion, The Assemblies of God Church, Badagry District Sunday inaugurated another house of worship at Akesan, reports OLAYINKA LATONA.

Delivering his inaugural message, Badagry District superintendent, Rev. Henry Ogbonnaya commended the efforts of Rev. Henry Sampson and his wife who had gone the extra mile to propagate the gospel.

The district superintendent advised ministers to allow their wives utilize their God-given talents in spreading the word of God, adding that women are a great support to the ministry of Jesus Christ.

In his words: "Women should not be neglected in ministerial work because they have lots of virtues and talents embedded in them which will be of great importance to the Church of God."

On his part, the host pastor, Rev. Sampson revealed that the church started last year in the line with the vision of the church to propagate the word of God. Condemning the spate of violence in the northern states, Rev. Sampson said: "Violence is unnecess-ary! It is happening because the hum-an heart is wicked. Therefore, Niger-ians should continue to pray that God should help us to arr-est the situation because human effort will fail."

Commandant-General of Chaplain Fellowship of Nigeria, Bishop Ayodele Afilaka also used the occasion to announce the matriculation, commiss-ioning and promotion of Rev. Ogbonn-aya. Afilaka advised Rev. Ogbonnaya to rise up to the challenge ahead and strive to excell.

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