Lagos pastor advocates Christian involvement in politics
The pastor in charge of Dunamis Chapel, Diamond Estate of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Province 7, Toyin Olagoke, advocated for the involvement of Christians in politics.
He also urged Nigerians to rededicate their lives to God for peace to reign in the country.
Olagoke spoke in an interview with our correspondent shortly after the church’s seventh anniversary Sunday in Lagos.
At the event that was tagged ‘The Awesome God‘, worshipers were treated to theatrical presentations and musical performances by different groups.
Speaking to our correspondent, Olagoke said people’s lives will be perfected if they draw closer to God.
He said, “We thank God for His mercy and the successful seventh anniversary of Dunamis Chapel. It hasn’t all been easy. We struggled, especially when we lost some of our members due to COVID-19 and other issues.
“This year’s event is tagged ‘awesome god‘ And there’s a reason for that. God is perfect and since the number seven is for perfection, there is no better way than to invoke the awesome God for the perfection of our lives.
“Look at society, it is not perfect but we can make it perfect by rededicating our lives to God. This is why we, as responsible citizens of society, must come closer to God so that he can perfect our lives.
The pastor also stressed the importance of Christians in the political process of the nation, adding that it is the duty of everyone to contribute to make politics clean.
He said: “The involvement of Christians in the political process of our nation? Yes! They should get involved, not just Christians but everyone. They say politics is a dirty game, well, when the pure in spirit get there, they clean up the dirt and lay the groundwork for a process of institutional change that will stand the test of time.
“What we pray for is that God will give us good leaders to help move this nation forward. We have no other nation. The awesome God of perfection would help us. When God gives us transformational leaders, you would see that all of these issues of violence that we are currently experiencing would be a thing of the past.
Anniversary Committee Chairman Joel Makoji said, “We are in the process of perfection and we believe that with God’s help we will get there because a perfect church is made up of perfect families and the perfect families are blessings to society. in general.
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