Spending New Year’s Eve at church may seem odd to non-Christians, but not to Pastor Chris Oyakhilome and his congregation. Everyone was excited and enjoyed being in the presence of God, according to Greg Piers, a contributing writer of pastorchrisliveusa.org. Piers was amazed that so many people gathered just to hear the Word of God. Those who couldn’t attend could watch the service on TV or online.
“The most astonishing part of witnessing this event was that so many people gathered in one place, and watched live, not for a soccer match or a concert, but rather to hear the Word of God,” he said. He also confessed feeling hopeful about more people accepting Christ into their lives.
A Year of Growth for the Ministry
The ministry’s success of reaching people with the Gospel was discussed during the service.
“As a ministry we flourished. Month after month we experienced luxuriant growth, significant attainments and . . . productivity,” Pierce said. A part of that growth is Rhapsody Realities, a daily devotional and Bible Study guide, which increased in distribution by over 1.3 billion copies and was translated in over 900 languages.
Moreover, the ministry had a great impact spreading …