Why I Seldom Make Public Statements – Pastor Adeboye


Soft-spoken man of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has explained that he is careful in making public comments to avoid mistakes.

In an interview with Haaretz newspaper during a visit to Jerusalem General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God said he had shied away from speaking out on national issues in order to avoid influencing people in the wrong way.

Adeboye also said he was aware of the enormous responsibility on his shoulders as the leader of a global church with millions of members.

“At times it’s frightening. In Africa you have a saying, the man who is carrying a basket of eggs must walk gently … whatever mistakes you make, you affect destinies,” he said.

Adeboye stated that his transformation from a Mathematics lecturer at the University of Lagos to a pastor was a divine call, noting that he has a mandate to preach peace everywhere he goes.

“I’ve always said turning a mathematician into a pastor takes only God. In my work with God, I’ve learned that he has a sense of humour,” he stated.

Speaking on the growing global influence of African preachers, he said the seeds sowed by missionaries who brought Christianity to Africa were producing fruit.

“When you reap, after a certain period you begin to sow. Today, in many parts of the Western world, people have gone rather cold toward the church. Fortunately, the seed sowed in Africa has germinated and the harvest is now coming back to them. So, they are merely reaping what they sowed.”


  1. I must say that this man is a realy man of God but the pastorial team in Aba,Abia state are infliting pain in the life of poor people. How can a church conspired and demolished a poor family shelter only for the reason that they want to use the place as car park.God have mercy on the pastor of RCCG Repositioning centre, Region 15 Aba zonal headquarter for this evil he has done and also for standing in the alter for the most high God to lie


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