Christ Embassy also known as Believers’ LoveWorld Incorporated, is a Bible-based Christian ministry headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria. It is a megachurch and a Christian denomination founded by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome in 1990. The Church has since become a global network of churches with congregations in many countries, with millions of members. The ministry was founded by Pastor Chris during his university days. There are several major programs with thousands to millions of people in attendance.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome was studying at Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma in Edo state, Nigeria when he started the Believers’ Loveworld Fellowship then known as Youths For Christ (YFC), which later became Believers Loveworld Inc, the global ministry with millions of followers and associates all around the world.
Notable among the leaders of the school fellowship was another student, Tom Amenkhienan who was the leader of the choir. Anita Ebhodaghe and her friend, Joy were members of the choir who soon married both Chris and Tom. YFC soon became one of the largest fellowships on Campus in Ekpoma. By 1989, Chris Oyakhilome established the ministry known as Believers Loveworld inc (BLW) and named her church arm Christ Embassy with headquarters in Lagos. He got married to Anita on February 2nd 1991. By 2002, BLW had become the most prominent Christian ministry on television in not just Nigeria but all over the African Continent with her Atmosphere for Miracles. Nigerian former President, Olusegun Obasanjo through the NBC in May 2004 stopped the airing of miracles on Television.
The ministry runs several arms including the Healing School, Rhapsody of Realities, LoveWorld Books, and an NGO called the Innercity Missions for Children as well as three Christian television channels: LoveWorld TV, LoveWorld SAT and LoveWorld Plus. Oyakhilome’s television programs feature faith healings and miracles, in large meetings which his ministry organises in several countries, with gatherings of over 2.5 million people in a single night’s event.
In 2003, Christ Embassy runs three TV channels including LoveWorld TV, LoveWorld SAT and LoveWorld Plus which are the first 24-Hour Christian channels in Africa.
See Also: List Of Books By Pastor Chris Oyakhilome
The publishing house Loveworld Publications, affiliated to the network of churches, published his first book in 1995, “Recreating Your World” Loveworld Publications has published all the books of Chris Oyakhilome, publisher including “Rhapsody of Realities”, a monthly prayer, written with his wife. Each month, more than 2 million copies sold. Christ Embassy also has a book publishing firm called LoveWorld Publishing Ministry and is a dedicated Christian Book Publishing firm reaching out to the world with the gospel of Jesus Christ with God’s Word through books authored by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome.
They have published books that cover topics such as prayer, faith, prosperity, divine healing and health, the Holy Spirit, soul winning, Christian living, spiritual growth.