Assembly of the Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN) held at First Baptist
Church, Garki, Abuja, today.
closely as the new administration would not tolerate the issues of
immorality in the country any more.
positioned him to fight the immoral life in the American society; the
nation that was once known as God’s own country is vastly becoming Sodom
to which a nation would emphasize secular and individual liberty to the
neglect of God’s absolute reign in the affairs of men.
fact that a top army officer was killed is a signal to the fact that we
have not defeated them. It was also an attestation to the commitment of
the Federal Government to fight this demon called Boko Haram. So,
everybody should be more committed so that the souls of those who died
might not be in vain,” he said.
not to make their doctrinal beliefs to overwhelm them because Jesus
Christ prayed for the church to be one.
beliefs but we must be one because Jesus says the church must be one;
He prayed for the church. I think the problem with us is the placing of
much emphasis on autonomy where it becomes its petals when we lack
respect for one another. There should be collective recognition of
leadership, desire to put up the things of the world and eternity-centered in such a way that occupying position does not matter
to anybody,’’ he said.
was endemic and called on the government to keep fighting it so that the
country would not be crippled.
appears to be endemic in the Nigerian society and it has got to the
fabric of our national lives; there is hardly any sector that can be
us presently, I think it is high time we all rose and fight the demon;
without fighting it, it will cripple us. If we are not very careful we
will end up becoming a crippled giant because we have allowed corruption
to enter into our system,’’ he said.