By Israel Usulor
Former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has thrown his weight behind the Living Faith Church over the church’s decision to sack pastors who it says has failed to grow their parishes. Omokri who is also a pastor is of the view that soul-winning is the core duty of the church and that any pastor who fails at it should be shown the exit door.
Quoting Bible references, Omokri likened such pastors to vines who fail to bear fruit.
Recall that Winners Chapped in a letter that has since gone viral, had as a pastor to vacate his parish and residential quarters for failing to grow the church. Many people has criticized the church online for allegedly sacking the pastor because he was not making money as required. Over 40 pastors were said to have been sacked. The church headquarters is yet to react to the viral allegation.
But Reno Omokri has weighed into the controversy, saying the church was in order.
”I read the letter from Winners Chapel and it did not mention anything about money. Rather, it used the word “church growth”. Christ called us to engage in evangelism-Matthew 28:18-20. Any pastor that fails at that core duty should be sacked. This is what Christ told us in Matthew 25:14-29.