The outpourings and gratitude to Pastor Chris Oyakhilome on his birthday have been expressed by many members of his global family. They have taken the form of dancing, singing and community action. It is truly inspiring testimony to the levels of greatness that Pastor wishes his global to rise to. His birthday is a time where he wants his flock to show how his teachings and sermons have guided everyone on their journey.
The acts of service on LoveWorld International Day of Service have been some of the most caring undertaken. Many forgotten members of society were greeted with a smile and shown the kind of love that Pastor Chris teaches about. This is the love that reflects the compassion of Jesus Christ.
A birthday message from the hearts of Pastor Chris’s family
Pastor Tayo from Zone one in the UK sang a melodious prayer for Pastor Chris and his message expressed what many of us want to say. ” It is a wonderful day to celebrate you. Really you should be celebrated every day. On this special day, I want to express my profound thanks for who you are to my family and who you are to the body of Christ. The Man of God we meet in our generation can determine our eternity. I am so glad I am in your generation. Thank you for the sacrifices you have made, the times of fellowship that you’ve had with the spirit that has elevated you and comforted you and you pouring out of yourself into us to make us who we are. Thank you for your words and teachings that have transformed lives and changed destinies.Thank you for all the miracles you’ve wrought in the body of Christ. You are our Gift. You are the Apostle of our generation. I want to wish you all the best. ”
Pastor Chris’s global family roll up their sleeves
The Esteemed Pastor Lanre Alabi, together with Highly Esteemed Rev Ray Okocha, Esteemed Pastor Vale Odu-Thomas and Esteemed Pastor Moses Olayemi deep cleaned the State Primary School in Rukpokwu, Port Harcourt. Giving to the community never felt so good.
Service at the prestigious University of Lagos! has members of BLW University of Lagos, Nigeria, rolling up their sleeves. They swept, mopped and cleaned. Several gift items were presented to the officials who were very thankful to our dear Man of God for the good deeds they received in his name.
Pride of the youth
Global Youth Leaders Foundation (GYLF) Ambassadors from all around the world rendered countless selfless acts of service to the needy in their various societies in honor of the birthday celebration of our dear Man of God Rev. (Dr) Chris Oyakhilome Dsc DD. These gifts are priceless and will continue to give in the hearts of the recipients.
In Paris, France GYLF Ambassadors reached out to the homeless and they gave everyone food items in his name. GYLF Ambassadors in Johannesburg fed over 100 street homeless.
In Russia with love
GYLF Ambassadors in St.Petersburg visited an orphanage with gifts and other food items to celebrate Pastor’s birthday with the children. They spent quality time celebrating and showing God’s unending love for these children in appreciation to God for the life of our dear Man of God.
Loveworld International Day of service received a report from the Teens Ministry Central Church 1 and 2, Warri Ministry Centre. They celebrated our dear Man of God, by rolling up their sleeves in service on Airport Road and the surrounding areas.
In commemoration of the International Day of Service, GYLF Algeria took to the streets of the central business district and distributed food items to people living on the streets of the city. The food was received with joy and great excitement. The GYLF team in Algeria wants to especially thank our dear man of God Pastor Chris Oyakhilome for inspiring, teaching and mentoring them as young adults into doing good works. They also want to use the opportunity to say a very big happy and blessed birthday to our mentor and Dad.
The members of the VMC in Ambrose Alli University, LW Zone A provided disposal bins around their campus to aid the recycling of waste products, and they also visited an orphanage with supplies for the children.
All four corners of the globe saw the Word of the Gospel
An erudite teacher of the word sent birthday greetings. Pastor Don Ernesto Jr Tuazon, Senior Pastor, Jesus Christ the Deliverer Church, Dubai, United Arab Emirates wished our dear man of God a Happy Birthday.
In Christ Embassy Edmonton Canada they thanked our Great Man of God, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, by providing service at Edmonton’s Food Bank. They say – We love you, Sir!
Members of Christ Embassy in the Bronx distributed food items, toiletries, and supplies to the 40th Precinct of the New York City Police Department and also took time to clean the streets, in honor of our dear Man of God.
Joy overflow! Happy birthday, Dad. Celebrating our dear man of God, volunteering at ‘A Safe Haven Shelter’ in Chicago. Fun and excitement and heavenly joy provoked rejoicing as God’s gift to us was seen and heard.
An unending trip around the world of service
The Good News as explained to us by Pastor Chris was heard far and wide. Esteemed Pastor Biodun Lawal led a team in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The Loveworld Day of Service provided the perfect opportunity to celebrate the life and impact of our Man of God, Rev. Dr. Chris Oyakhilome by executing acts of service to individuals, groups, and communities as part of the December 7 birthday celebrations. This is the first time this has been celebrated in the capital city of Papua New Guinea.
They visited the City Missions Home where abused and neglected women and children find refuge. The team gladdened the hearts of these precious ones with a timely ministration of the Word. They distributed copies of Rhapsody of Realities, food items, toiletries, toys, clothes, and much love. They felt the tangible presence of God and His unfailing love. Everyone expressed their gratitude to the Man of God, for seeing them when all turned away. Praise God forevermore!
For those experiencing the love of Pastor Chris’s family for the first time, it was a moment of pure joy. From one act of kindness, we know there are far-reaching rewards. These are the gifts that keep on giving. Whatever gift you gave on the LoveWorld International Day of service it honors Pastor Chris and uplifts everyone. Joining this global Christian family is something more and more people will want to do. Hallelujah.