“My fahter was so poor, that the poor called him poor” -Pastor Adeboye. Story Culled From AFRICAN SEARCHLIGHT
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye has
described his rise to the present position as a testimony of what God can do to turn any awkward situation
Pastor Adeboye said that his days as a child did not really display any promises of a bright future as he almost dropped out of high school due to lack of school fees.
Speaking on Friday at the annual RCCG North America Convention tagged Festival of Life held in Baltimore, Maryland, the man of God recounted how his childhood was bogged down by untold hardship and
poverty, since his parents were barely living from hand to mouth.
Pastor Adeboye affirmed that God has been so good to him that no one in RCCG can match the quality of offering he gives during services and other programmes.
The man of God popularly called “Daddy G.O.” called on faithfuls at the convention to imbibe the spirit of
giving and sharing, as these qualities engender tremendous blessings form God.
He extolled God’s virtues as the ultimate provider, healer and protector of mankind who also cherish praise
at all times. “If prayers does not work in any situation, then try praise” he said.
Speaking at the event, Bishop Billy Wilson of the International Center for Spiritual Renewal enjoined African migrants in the United States to see their presence in the country as a continuation of their commission for greater envagelism work. He added that African migrants should help by participating actively in the ongoing American spiritual revival and rebirth.
Highlights of the programme among others include , a live concert performed by the famous gospel musician, Kurt Carr and the 100 men choir from RCCG, Jesus House, Washington, D. C.
The event held at the 13,500 capacity 1st Mariner Arena in Baltimore, Maryland ,which recorded a full attendance of participants from all over the world.