The clock is ticking fast and members of Christ Embassy which is also known as Believers” Loveworld, are getting ready for an awe – inspiring International Pastors’ and Partners’ Conference. The Conference which holds annually, is one of the biggest events of the year The event is hosted by the President and Founder of Christ Embassy, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome and holds in the prestigious Loveworld Convocation Arena in Lagos, Nigeria from the 12th-18th of November 2018.
This highly- anticipated conference attracts over 20,000 pastors, partners, ministers, youths and delegates from around the globe.
It is a bouquet of several epochal events namely; International Pastors’ Conference, International Partners’ Conference (IPPC), International Teens Pastors and Leaders Conference (ITPLC), Loveworld Exhibition, International Media Connectors’ Conference ( IMCC) , Loveworld Archives, Loveworld Awards and Loveworld International Music and Arts Awards (LIMAA).
As in past programs, there is a representation from hundreds of nations across every world; indeed an opportunity for the expression of the beauty in the body of Christ. In addition to the array of sermons that will be delivered, powerful prayer sessions, and workshops, the event will also feature music and movie concerts, dance presentations and electrifying moments, all of which are infused with the divine presence which Christ Embassy is known to exude.
At the just -concluded November Communion service with Pastor Chris, the man of God and President of the ministry, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome addressed the participants saying, “This year’s IPPC will be like never before. Get ready for a time of the Spirit. “This has helped to heighten the expectations of delegates. Dipo Poopola from Nigeria on a talk show program of Loveworld Plus, one of the Christ Embassy satellite networks said, “I know that I will be absolutely blessed by the teachings of Pastor Chris and I’m ready for it.”
Figure 1: Pastor Chris Oyakhilome
Both Pastors’ and Partners’ Conferences are marked by the pomp and pageantry of the grand opening ceremonies, uplifting exhortations, seminars, teachings by Pastor Chris and other keynote speakers . These teachings and inspirational sessions have been known to prepare the delegates for greater achievements in the New Year.
With teenagers included, the week-long event allows a series of symposia tagged “International Teens Pastors and Leaders Conference”. This gives the younger generation the privilege to also learn about the advancement of the ministry.
One of the spectacular events that delegates eagerly anticipate is the Loveworld Exhibition where the multifaceted impact of Christ Embassy is showcased and how the Pastor Chris’ teachings and initiatives have affected lives globally. The exhibition features insights and testimonials of the advancement of the gospel through initiatives employed in 2018, achievements of collaboration and projections for the future.
Technology and new media is one area that Christ Embassy has taken advantage of, to evangelize the world. The International Media Connector Conference creates the platforms for delegates to meet and greet and enjoy enlightening sessions on the trends of social media technology.
Loveworld Archives since its debut at the IPPC 2014, has received star-studded visitations of delegates to witness the creative compilation of the journey into the history of the BLW nation. Every visit to the Loveworld Archives leaves the delegates inspired by the past for a greater future and the 2018 edition is one of great expectations.
In a night of glitz and glamour, the Loveworld Awards celebrates partners of Christ Embassy ministry who have been instrumental to the success and landmarks of the evangelical work during the course of the year. Pastor Chris seizes the opportunity to express appreciation and applaud their commitment to the vision.
This special week ends in yet another LIMAA, the third of its kind where prolific gospel artistes of Christ Embassy will be on the dazzling stage to perform music of all genre and creative arts. Award – winning music ministers such as Sinach, Martin PK, Eben, Isaiiah Samson, Pee Yuu, Ada, Jadhiel, Joe Praise, Frank Edwards, Samsong, Sophiya, Ur Flames, The Chosen group from South Africa, The Band from the United Kingdom, spoken word presenter, Sophie and lots more will grace the evening with electrifying and uplifting performances. Very significantly is the debut of another thrilling movie, “KAIROS” , which will be broadcast live on all Loveworld Networks; Loveworld Plus, Loveworld SAT, Loveworld TV.
Indeed the IPPC 2018 will be a season loaded with special blessings and testimonials!
To receive updates from the conference, visit www.pastorchrisonline.org or download the Loveworld News program for live updates.