By Segun Oyetoro
On July 24th, 2022, the heavens were permanently opened unto worshipers across the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Ogun Province 11, Ikenne-Remo, Ogun State, when the Intercontinental Financial Controller of the Church, Pastor Joseph Adeyokunnu ministered on Exceeding Grace, the theme of the 10th Anniversary of the Province.
Pastor Joseph Adeyokunnu explained that whoever needs exceeding grace must be divinely elected, he/she must clothe himself with humility, his loyalty must be unparalleled to God, he must be obedient to God and his creation and must give sacrificially before such a person can swim in exceeding Grace from God.
According to the Pastor-in-Charge of Region 31, Pastor Adeyokunnu extolled the levels of grace in exceeding grace by mentioning that there is great grace, experienced by the disciples of Jesus Christ. There is uncommon grace bestowed on Moses in Exodus 33 verse11. There is grace unlimited enjoyed by every believer, which must always manifest in our lives whenever we are in right standing with God.
Earlier, the Pastor-In-Charge of Ogun Province 11, Pastor Sola John while giving his welcome speech, thanked the Pioneer Pastor-In-Charge of the Province, Pastor Olayinka S.O and the province officials who worked tirelessly to give the province a befitting outlook.
Also, as part of the 10th anniversary celebration, Pastor Sola John said competitions in bible recitations, poems, visitations to orphanage homes, Christian Social Responsibility(CSR) are activities led by the Assistant Pastor-In-Charge of CSR, Pastor Adenuga Babafemi, prior to the grand finale held along Sagamu-Ikenne-Remo Road, the new Ogun Province 11, Provincial headquarters site.
During the week, Pastor Sola John led the Pastor-in-Charge of Region 12, Pastor Richard Adeboye to 5 church buildings dedicated by the man of God. The 5 dedicated buildings are; RCCG Agape Parish who has as Pastor-in-Charge, Pastor Emmanuel Adegbenro, kings Mercy Area Headquarters, led by Pastor Phillip Awaji-Imam, RCCG Accelerated Promotion Parish, led by Pastor and Pastor (Mrs.) Femi Anjorin, RCCG Solution Zonal Headquarters, led by Pastor and Pastor(Mrs.)Temitope Kayode and RCCG Strong Tower led by Pastor and Pastor(Mrs.) Funmilayo Agbesanwa Oluwaseun.
Pastor Adeboye who ministered the word of live to the worshipers from Psalms 127 verse 1 on the topic. ‘’Master Builder’’ said ‘’No builder like God. He said,’’God can build homes, family, marriages, lives, destinies and builds eternity for His Children.
RCCG Strong Tower Parish was established in 2010 on a leased land which was later put up for sale. Deacon Abiodun Shittu was the Pioneer Pastor. In 2015, it became an Area headquarters. The continuous donations and sacrificial giving by members has catapulted the Church to where it is today.
Another of such great testimonies of God’s mighty touch is Agape Parish. His establishment was in the year 2000 but in a rented apartment. Pastor Akinwale Adeola was the Pioneer Pastor. The Church building was acquired from a sale from siblings who divided their property, while the present occupied land was sold to the Church. It is now a place of great testimonies.
RCCG Solution Parish, Igbo-Ore, Iperu-Remo was established after the Let’s-Go-A-Fishing in 2002. Pastors Adeyemi, Adebowale and Kayode had in one way or the other with worshipers moved the church to her present ladder.
In 2008, Pastor Adesiyan and some indefatigable worshipers were those God used for her enlistment and from glory to glory. It took the Church several challenges for RCCG Kings Mercy Area to get to where he is today.
For RCCG Accelerated Promotion Parish, Pastor Tajudeen Gbenro in 2013 named the Parish and ever since, experienced greater heights. The overflowing joy of celebration, clad with testimonies and miracles also led harvests of souls to the Kingdom as the anniversary climax at the New Provincial Headquarters site located along Sagamu-Ikenne-Remo Express Road in Ogun State.
Board of Trustees Member, Pastor I.O Abatan, Pastor Felix Akintaju of Ogun 23, Assistant Pastor-In-Charge of Region 12, Pastor Williams Akinbamijo, Senior Pastors in the Region and worshipers in RCCG were among those that graced the epoch making event.