"Why I Don't Have Signpost": Video of TB Joshua Revealing Secret of Church's Popularity Resurfaces

"Why I Don't Have Signpost": Video of TB Joshua Revealing Secret of Church's Popularity Resurfaces

  • The late Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), once revealed the secret behind his popularity
  • In an old video, Prophet Joshua said the criticism from people outside his church was an indirect advert for him
  • He stated this in one of his old sermons before his demise, emphasising that people's criticism can be a blessing in disguise

Legit.ng journalist Segun Adeyemi has over 9 years of experience covering political events, civil societies, courts, and metro

An old video of the late Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) has resurfaced on social media.

The video shared by Dele Momodu, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), showed one of the late prophet's sermons explaining why he never had a signpost for SCOAN but was still popular.

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TB Joshua over the years denied many allegations against him before his demise
SCOAN, founded by TB Joshua in 1987, is headquartered in Ikotun, Lagos State. Photo Credit: Mathew Ashton and Pius Utomi Ekpei
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As contained in the viral video, the late controversial Prophet Joshua said the controversies surrounding him and the rumours about his alleged fake miracles and diabolic activities were indirect advertisements for him.

In his sermon, the late prophet said God told him not to have a signboard or signpost anywhere that people would advertise his ministry.

"God said don't have any signpost, signboard anywhere" - TB Joshua

He said:

"God said don't have any signpost, signboard anywhere. People will advertise your ministry to the world free of charge.
"Why is synagogue in Ikotun and it is known all over the world?
"God has given his ministry advert. Every living ministry has advert - free advert. What you say about me is an advert to me.
"Because the people you're telling would want to confirm whether truly they (SCOAN) tie people down. By the time they now come and find out that the people are not tied down, they become members."

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Meanwhile, the late prophet has been the centre of controversy even in death after the BBC released a three-episode about his alleged sexual escapades, barbaric behaviour, forced abortion, satanic activities and others.

In the documentary, some of his disciples testified against him, narrating the ordeal they faced during their time with him.

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Also, all images and illustrations of the late Prophet TB Joshua depicted in the BBC documentary have been denied by the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN).

In an official statement released on Tuesday, January 9, the church confirmed that the characters interviewed in the documentary were not unfamiliar.

SCOAN criticised the BBC for not following ethical standards of journalism in their documentary.

Source: Legit.ng

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Segun Adeyemi (Current Affairs and Politics Editor) Segun Adeyemi is a journalist with over 9 years of experience as an active field reporter, editor, and editorial manager. He has had stints with Daily Trust newspaper, Daily Nigerian, and News Digest. He currently works as an editor for Legit.ng's current affairs and politics desk. He holds a degree in Mass Communication (Adekunle Ajasin University). He is a certified digital reporter by Reuters, AFP and the co-convener of the annual campus journalism awards. Email: segun.adeyemi@corp.legit.ng.

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