Chris Oyakhilome

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Christian Oyakhilome (known popularly as "Pastor Chris") is a Nigeriantelevangelist,[1]faith healer and founding president[2] of Believers' LoveWorld Incorporated also known as "Christ Embassy", a Pentecostal[3]Christian ministry headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.
He runs three television channels: LoveWorld TV, LoveWorld SAT and LoveWorld Plus.Oyakhilome's television programs feature his faith healing and have been the target of government scrutiny for these claims.[4]Oyakhilome has also been criticised by the Treatment Action Campaign for his support of faith healing to cure HIV.[5]
Oyakhilome started preaching when he was only a youth, holding crusades that witnessed mighty miracles signs and wonders. His grandfather was also a Pastor.
Like other modern African Pentecostal ministries, Oyakhilome's is primarily directed toward youth of all classes,[3] specifically the large Pentecostal Christian populations in southern Nigeria and South Africa. Oyakhilome has a strong South African following[1] and is notable for organising the Night of Bliss South Africa at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.[6]
Pastor Chris runs a global prayer network using social network platforms to send messages to his followers regularly. Known as PastorChrisLive on those platforms, he currently has over 1 million followers on Twitter[7] and over 1.2 million friends on Yookos.[citation needed]
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