Bishop Oyedepo Refuse CAMA, Insists No One Can Appoint A Trustee Over His Church
Bishop David Oyedepo
The Presiding pastor of Dwelling Religion Church Worldwide aka Winners chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo has condemned the appliance of the Firm and Allied Issues Acts (CAMA) in church buildings, following its signing into regulation by President Muhammadu Buhari on August 7, 2020.
The regulation which allows the registrar-general of Company Affairs Fee (CAC) and a supervising minister to strictly supervise spiritual our bodies and charity organisations, additionally offers the fee energy to droop the trustees of an affiliation or a non secular physique and appoint an interim supervisor or managers to coordinate its affairs the place it moderately believes that there was any misconduct or mismanagement, or the place the affairs of the affiliation are being run fraudulently or the place it’s crucial or fascinating for the aim of public curiosity.
In his sermon on Sunday August 16, the founding father of Dwelling Religion Church Worldwide who questioned the rationality behind subjecting church buildings to identical legal guidelines as firms, averred that such legal guidelines had been borne out of presidency’s jealousy concerning the prosperity recorded by the church.
Oyedepo maintained that the regulation is not going to work out within the church as he additionally criticized the election of outdated politicians into political places of work.
“The church is God’s heritage on earth. Molest the spouse of any individual and you will note the anger of that individual. The church is the bride of Christ. You understand how a powerful man is while you tamper together with his spouse. The church is the physique of Christ. We’re beneath obligation to provide warnings to depraved rulers so we might be free from their blood.
“The church works on the sample delivered by God not the sample of man. Authorities has no energy to nominate folks over church buildings. This can be a secular nation. The church is the best asset of God on this nation. Please be warned. Judgment is coming. The Lord says I’ve been nonetheless however now I’ll come up. Anyone that’s on this deal is taking poison. It will by no means work. I’m ready for a day when anyone will appoint a trustee over this church. You may’t gag anyone. We personal this nation collectively.
“It is just in Africa that people who find themselves over 80 years nonetheless run round to turn out to be president. I do know that it’s the prosperity of the church that’s making them jealous. However I’m going to stay to see a military of many winners soar higher. On this church shall emerge one of many largest focus of giants on earth.”