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Pastor Kumuyi hosts global children, teenagers’ programme, STARS in Abuja

Pastor William Kumuyi, General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church (DLBC), will preside over Global Children and Teenagers Convocation Programme in Abuja slated for May 11 to 14, 2023.

The four-day programme being organised under the auspices of the Global Crusade with Kumuyi (GCK), is tagged, ‘Standing Tall as Rising Stars,’ would be transmitted live across the globe via satellite and various social media platforms.

At a media conference on Friday in Abuja, Pastor Elijah Adebiyi, State Overseer, Deeper Life Bible Church (DLBC), Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, explained that the programme would focus on children and teenagers as a way to develop their desired skills and establish them on the path of truth, justice, righteousness so that they would make a positive impact in the society.

According to him, “Pastor Kumuyi has been passionate to ensure godly children and teenagers are raised at a tender age to imbibe righteousness in the fear of God as they grow and pursue their dreams and aspirations of what they want to become in future, which will impact national development.

“According to data, Nigeria is a ‘country of the young’ with almost half the entire 200 million strong population, 46 per cent, currently under the age of 15, while for children under the age of 5 stands at nearly 31 million, and annually at least 7 million babies are born.

“This is a critical mass of Nigerians that can make our country stand out, if we catch them young by inculcating in them spiritual, academic and moral values, hence the theme of the Global Children and Teenagers Convocation, STARS – ‘Stand Tall as Rising Stars’.

“The Convener has organised youth programmes over the years and spanning over three decades within and outside Nigeria, and currently, he has made youth an integral part of the GCK, which holds every month alongside the GCK, and is called IMPACT Academy; this programme has transformed lives of young people across the world and the testimonies are heart-warming as the Convener preaches and exposes deep secrets of success, hard work, determination, fear of God, holiness and how to impact the world amidst daunting challenges.”
Adebiyi further explained that the programme,which is non-denominational, is expected to attract over 60,000 children and youths in the FCT, adding that the Youth Wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria (YOWICAN), Fellowship of Christian Students (FCS), Children Evangelism Fellowship (CEF), Children Evangelism Ministry (CEM) and others were integral part of the organisers.

He also pointed out that lot of varieties have been put together for the spiritual, academic, mental and moral development of children ond teenagers
across the entire Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and beyond, during the programme.

He added that the event would take place at the Main Bowl of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.

In his remarks, Rev Isaac Komolafe, Deputy Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), FCT Chapter, underscored the need to raise children and youths in the fear of God.

Komolafe, who is also Chairman, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria(PFN), affirmed that it is the gospel that has power to transform lives, adding that children and youths need to be transformed through the power of the gospel.

Also speaking, Pastor Chris Okafor, Chairman, Fellowship of Christian Students (FCS), FCT Chapter, decried moral decadence in various primary and secondary schools across the country.

Okafor called for concerted efforts among the Christian faithful in a bid to reach out the children and youths with the undiluted gospel of Christ in order to redirect them on the path of moral rectitude and righteousness.

 

(Daily Independent)

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  1. I can’t wait to be a part of this life-transforming program. This is the great moment we as children caregivers and the entire class is waiting for, for a long time, and thank God it is just around the corner. God bless the convene and all the crew members

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