The General Superintendent of Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi, on Thursday restated the role of the church in solving insecurity challenges in the country and across the world.
He called on Christians and Nigerians to absolutely trust in God for intervention in the fight against rising insecurity in Nigeria.
Pastor Kumuyi made the call after arriving at the Margret Ekpo International Airport, Calabar, Cross River State, for the 6-day Global Gospel Campaign with theme, ‘Signs and Wonders For The Needy’, which kicked off Thursday in Calabar, at the Church’s campground.
The event will be broadcast live to other locations of the church across the country via satellite transmission, and social media handles of Pastor Kumuyi and the church to all continents of the world. The global gospel campaign will end on Tuesday July 27, 2021.
He said: “Many people do not understand what the church can offer and so when we talk of insecurity, we think from the financial situation, commercial activities and all that, we think that church is only for religion.
“But I want you to know that the church is not just for religion. If you look at Bible history, you will discover that when nations and different sections of people have problem of insecurity, the Lord usually comes in to solve the problems for them.
“If we will look up to God and look up through the people that God has raised up to bring solution to our problems, the Lord can solve the problem we have been labouring for decades in one week, in one year.
“The Lord can solve everything. So, I say the church is relevant and by the grace of God we will pray with a united voice in the church and I believe that God will give us solutions to our insecurity challenges.
“Think of Israel in Egypt, they never thought they could get out of that kind of situation.
“You know when you talk of insecurity, think about the time the children of Israel spent in the wilderness, that was real insecurity.
“Think about the Canaanites and all those people that had power over the children of Israel, it was the ministry of the prophets that solved the problem fir them
“In fact, there is a verse in the scriptures that says I brought them out by a prophet and I preserved them by a prophet.
“The time of Ahab and Jezebel, the Lord raise up Elijah who says, “according to my word, this shall not be and you know everything was solved.”
The clergyman also explained why the crusade is being held this time in Calabar after it was held twice in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
He said he came to hold the crusade because of his concern for the spiritual state of the people including their well-being.
“I want to be a part of the solution to whatever problems people have. And the Lord God Himself loves the state, loves the people and everyone,” he said
Pastor Kumuyi also assured the people of Cross River state and rest of the world of God’s great visitation in their lives all through the six days of the Global Gospel Campaign programme.