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A Brief History of Deeper Life Bible Church

  Deeper Life Bible Church is one of the oldest and biggest Neo Pentecostal Churches (NPCs) in Africa. The founder of this church is William Folorunso Kumuyi, popularly known as W.F. Kumuyi. Pastor Kumuyi was brought up in a strict … Continue reading

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African Pentecostals are progressive on the issue of Women Bishops: A profile of Archbishop Dorcas Olaniyi

The rejection of women as Bishop in the Church of England has been viewed by Church and soceity as a ridiculous decision. The situation is fast becoming one that is potraying the Church as backward and not in torch with … Continue reading

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Offering time is Blessing time!

Offering time is blessing time! Is one of the strap line used during the collection of offering in some of the African Churches. As someone whose Christian roots is in African Pentecostalism, my understanding of this statement is that giving … Continue reading

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The First African Pentecostal Church in Europe (1906-Present)

The year 2006 marks the centenary celebrations of the first African Pentecostal Church in Britain. This Church, now known as Sureway International Christian Ministries, was founded by the late Rev. Thomas Kwame Brem-Wilson around 1906. The year 1906 is very … Continue reading

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Reverse Missionaries: A Review of BBC Documentary (Part 2)

Friday 23rd of March BBC 2 continued the documentary on Reverse Missionaries. This time we have a missionary from Malawi in Central Africa. The name of the visiting minister was Pastor John Chilimtsidya who oversees a Church that has grown … Continue reading

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Towards a Prosperity Gospel of Liberation

In this article I want to attempt to reconstruct Prosperity Gospel as a viable theology that has liberation at the heart of its agenda. In order to do this, we must first recognise that there is a thriving Black British … Continue reading

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The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) is one of the fastest growing BMCs in the UK, so who founded this Church?

Josiah Akindayomi was born into a poor family and his parents were Ogun worshippers (Ogun is the god of iron in the Yoruba religion). His name at birth was actually Ogunribido Olufemi Akindolie (Ogunribido meaning Ogun has a place to … Continue reading

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