The head pastor and founder of the Kingsway International Christian Centre, KICC, Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo, has gone viral after a video of him telling his congregants to sow a seed of $1000 or N1000 for every year each of them has lived on earth, surfaced..
Recall, The KICC pastor, late last year lost $4.8 million to a Ponzi scheme after trustees carelessly invested money in it.
Now, the lead pastor in the video which has since gone viral noted that the seed is meant to help his congregation receive blessings. He termed the levy ‘Seed of Glorious Expectation’.
In the video, Pastor Ashimolowo can be heard demanding during a church service the that his members give “the seed of Glorious expectation” which is measured according to the number of years they have lived on earth.
“For every year you have lived on earth, I want you to give a N100… No sorry, a N1000 naira.
“If you have lived on earth for 35 years, you give N35,000. You have lived 60 years, you give N60,000.
“Those who are paying one thousand dollars to the left while those paying in naira to the right.
“Thousand dollars to the left, thousand naira to the right, those that are doing the both, to the middle.“Get out of your seats.”
Controversial OAP, Freeze who reacted to the video wrote;
“Nigerians, their IQ of 67 and their men of God. Come and give a thousand dollars for every year you have lived?
“Can you show me anywhere in the Bible where Jesus used this ‘fund raising’ approach? I remember 5 loaves and 2 fishes but 1000 dollars?”
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