- Bishop David Oyedepo of Winners Chapel has said that the church has never for once borrowed to run its activities
- The man of God said that the employees in the commission are more than the capacity in most states
- While speaking on the sack of pastors recently, the cleric said that when the church made massive employment, social media was silent
The general overseer of Living Faith Church popularly known as Winners' Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, recently spoke on issues surrounding the massive sack of pastors.
The man said that when the church employed more than 7,000 pastors at once, social media never talked about it.
Those sacked were failures
Speaking on those they relieved of their duties, he said the commission has no preacher who is a failure, saying the sacked people were unfruitful.
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The bishop said:
"We have more employees in this organisation than most of the states."
In a video shared by Linda Ikeji and reposted by Tunde Ednut, he said despite the large employees the church has, the commission has never borrowed or begged. Oyedepo said they have never taken overdrafts from a bank.
Watch the video below:
The video has attracted thousands of comments and has been seen over 148,000 views.
Nigerians express mixed reactions
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
"Thank God he call am organization, money making organization not church."
"Jesus Christ said, any branch in Him that fails to bear fruit is cut off… John 15:2."
"Thank God God doesn't condemn us, sack us or dissociate Himself from us even when we fail! Thank God sey man no be God!"
"I love this man sha. People dislike men with structure, the moment you are not allowed to walk on people's head they become brutally angry because you have taken away their control mechanism."
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The relationship between Oyedepo and God
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Bishop Oyedepo revealed that the secret of his power as a Christian is his deep love for God.
Oyedepo in a recent sermon disclosed that he and God share a relationship of love known to the devil.
The cleric added that God manifests himself concerning him at his own time, adding that God does it naturally in all places by protecting him from harm always.