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Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Top 5 (five) Richest Pastors in the world - 2018/2019

Pastors are Spiritual leaders, none can deny their influence in our world, since the days of old.

Because they are pastors is no reason for them not to have accumulated some level of wealth. So without wasting time, let's move to the top 5 richest pastors in the world. Knowledge drawn from job vacancies Nigeria and Forbes.

1. Bishop David Oyedepo - $150 million

Bishop David Oyedepo

Bishop David Oyedepo is a Nigerian, born in September 1954 and is the founder and presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide A.K.A Winners Chapel.

He’s known as Nigeria’s prosperity preacher owing to a myriad of his preachings revolving around being prosperous.

He was once said he’d be surprised if he wasn’t at the level he is today from the depth of commitments and heights of investments put into the Kingdom work.

His ministry have grown tremendously since it was founded in 1981 in the Northern Nigerian city of Kaduna and is present in over 300 locations in Nigeria and over 45 African nations, including the US, Dubai  and UK.

His church auditorium, a 50,000 capacity seater, called faith tabernacle located in Canaan land, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria  made it to the World Guiness Book of Record in 2008 as the largest church auditorium in the world.

He is currently building a 100,000 capacity auditorium to dwarf the former.

He was rumoured to own four private jets, a claim he had debunked, reducing the number to just one.

He has two private universities(Covenant and Landmark University), a polytechnic (Covenant Polytechnic) a secondary school and various investment littered all over the country.

2. Bishop T.D Jakes - $147 million

Bishop T.D Jakes

Thomas Dexter Jakes is a U.S Pastor, actor, film maker, singer  and author.
Born in 1957, West Virginia, United States, although he has been strongly linked to a Nigerian descent.
He’s the founder and senior pastor of the potters house, one of America’s most famed churches located in Dallas, Texas and sits over 30,000 worshippers.
Bishop Jakes powerful messages are conveyed to the world via television broadcast in an army of TV stations across the globe.
His books are best sellers, worthy of mention are “Woman thou art loosed” and “The lady, her lover and her God”.
This versatile American preacher has also won a Grammy from one of his numerous songs, including the “Best Gospel album of the year”.
He lives in a $1.7 million mansion and rakes most of his wealth from his books, songs and movie production.
3. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome - $50 Million

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome
(Source: jobvancancies in Nigeria)

Chris Oyakhilome is a Nigerian Pastor and founder of Believers LoveWorld A.K.A Christ Embassy, a ministry he started while on campus at the Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria.
His church has risen from that campus little gathering to one of the biggest and most influential churches in Nigeria.
He’s a born teacher of the word of God and is reputed for his healing powers which had earned him widespread attention, reverence and criticisms alike.
His church is undeniably the power house of Gospel artists in Nigeria, churning out the likes of Frank Edwards, Sinach, Eben, Buchi, Ada among others.
He holds live broadcast in his three satellite TV stations and almost all television and radio stations in Nigeria.
The live broadcast is not limited to the Nigerian audience but transcends across Africa and Europe.
His “Rhapsody of Realities”, a daily devotional guide is about the most distributed Gospel material in the world, covering over 180 countries across the globe in over 642 translations

4. Pastor Benny Hinn - $42 million
Pastor Benny Hinn
Israeli born, Benny Hinn is an American Televangelist and preacher.

A plethora of his world prominence is attributed to his “Faith Healing” acts and teachings.

For over 35 years and still counting, Pastor Benny have been providing ceaseless spiritual solutions to preyed Christians across the globe through his broadcasts.

No one teaches about the Holy Spirit better than Pastor Benny, his books on the the Personality of the Holy Spirit are munched daily around the world.

He has a robust followership of people eager for God’s healing hands through his TV broadcasts and online podcasts with over 19 million subscribers.

5. Pastor E.A Adeboye - $39 million
Pastor E. A Adeboye
(Source: Vancancies Naija)
Enoch .A. Adeboye is the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, A Nigerian church with the highest number of branches per 200 feet in measurement.

His target is to have at least one branch of the RCCG in every compound in Nigeria, so far, there are over 14,000 branches in the country and presumably, by the time you’re done perusing this article, that figure might change.

He’s the most revered Pastor as far as Nigeria is concerned for his rare humility and scrupulous disposition.

Once a professor of Mathematics, but now no title might seem more appropriate than the professor of humility, spirituality and Nigerian Christianity.

For someone with his sheer humility, we’re thinking he won’t be happy about we mentioning his private jet ownership here.

But well, we just did and he deserves it.

His eminent spiritual personality should even own a ship whenever he’s bored of flying and chooses to sail.

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