vineyard of the Lord, especially in the vast Redeemed Christian Church
of God fold, the General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has issued a
stern warning to his protégé-pastors to be more forthright and honest in
their handling of church finances.
self-effacing powerful clergy had been inundated and buffeted with a
groundswell of reports about the unholy activities of some of his
pastors, bordering majorly on financial shenanigans. In view of this,
the former academic turned pastor decided to call his junior pastors to
order charging them on the virtues of accountability and transparency.
We gathered that this admonition was contained in a letter issued to all
the pastors fingered in the corruption conundrum while warning them to
stop it forthwith or face the full wrath of God.
charged the erring pastors to be more responsible for their congregation
by taking care of those in need while instructing the branch heads to
have a petty cash book, asset register, income analysis and bank book to
serve as a quality audit of the ministry’s account book.