The word "Pastor" is derived from Latin and can be translated as a shepherd. The biblical understanding of the word pastor can be translated as
The word “Pastor” is derived from Latin and can be translated as a shepherd. The biblical understanding of the word pastor can be translated as the minister. In today’s world, pastors are middlemen between God and their
Have you ever thought that pastors are one of the richest in the country? Yes, it is so. Just like so many celebrities, there are pastors that are living the good life, using modern technologies like luxurious cars and private jets to help in the course of disseminating and meeting up with their various engagements. While some will want to judge and say whether it’s right or wrong, the good thing is these technologies are used for the purposes they were created for.
God indeed is a rich God, and this is seen in the life of these ministers, from the cars they use, private jets and lifestyle. Even though we take no pleasure in rating Pastors, we believe our readers need to have the knowledge of some of the rich men of God in Nigeria.
Bishop David Oyedepo (Networth $150m – ₦54b)
Born on the 27th of September 1954, Bishop David Oyedepo is a Nigerian pastor, author, business mogul, architect and founder of Winners Chapel with its headquarters in otta, Ogun State, Nigeria. He is the founder of the Covenant University and Faith Academy as well as the owner of the dominion publishing house which is responsible for selling all his books. The ministry is known to have branches nationwide and some nations of the world.
Bishop David Oyedepo private jets
He recently acquired a Gulfstream V jet valued at US$30m. His personal aircraft collection includes a Bombardier Challenger Aircraft and two Gulfstream planes.
Bishop David Oyedepo cars
He owns a fleet of very luxurious cars including Mercedes Benz, Lexus, and BMW. Testifying about his wealth, he said he donated his car for the propagation of the gospel and God promised to bless that act of his, indeed this is so true as he’s so blessed.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome (Networth: $50m – ₦18b)
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is the founder of Love World Incorporated, popularly referred to as Christ Embassy with more than 40,000 members across five continents. One thing pastor Chris is known for is his great healing ministry, many have been healed by virtue of his administration. The ministry is also known for helping the needy and less privileged in our society.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Private jets and cars
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome owns a private jet, widespread real estate across Nigeria and about 30 SUVs which includes a powerful Range Rover.
Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye (Networth: $39m – ₦14.1b)
Born in Ifewara, Osun State in 1942. Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye started his General Overseeing post of The Redeemed Christian Church of God in 1981 after he took over from Papa Akindayomi. Over time, the ministry has grown greatly and has earned a place as one of the most powerful churches here in Nigeria and beyond. The church is believed to have branches in 192 nations internationally with more than 14,000 branches in Nigeria.
Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye Private jet and cars
Pastor Enoch Adeboye is one among many other Nigeria ministers that take the gospel both far and near, to various countries and continents. He owns a $65 million G550 luxury jet, this has helped a great deal in carrying out his activities. He drives a bulletproof Rolls-Royce Phantom ($400,000), Land Rover Discovery ($80,000) and a Mercedes-Benz Gelandewagen ($100,000).
Prophet Temitope Babatunde Joshua (Networth: $25m – ₦9b)
He is the Leader and founder of The Synagogue Church of All Nations. T.B. Joshua is a well-known person not only in Nigeria but in the whole Africa. He is not just known in Nigeria but Africa and the world at large, with a ministry characterized by testimonies of healings of all sorts including HIV/AIDS, cancer and paralysis. The ministry has it’s on TV station that is dedicated to showing the ministry and it’s works (Emmanuel TV). It wouldn’t be wrong to say he’s a free- giver as he is seen in the act of giving to the less privileged and supporting those in need of a helping hand.
Prophet Temitope Babatunde Joshua owns a fleet of luxurious cars including Range Rovers and Mercedes-Benz as well as a $60 million private jet.
Pastor Ayodele Oritsejafor (Networth: $3m ~ ₦1.1b)
Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor is the founder of the Word of Life Bible Church in Warri, Nigeria and a one time president of the Pentecostal fellowship of Nigeria (PFN).
Pastor Ayodele Oritsejafor Cars
He owns a $3.5 million Bombardier Challenger 601 private jet, a fleet of luxurious cars including a limousine. He is believed to have a net worth of ₦1.1b
These men of God are not just the richest in the country, but are also mighty men of God in this generation. Did this list contain your Pastor’s name? If not, that doesn’t mean he/ she isn’t buoyant or rich, this list only covers a few.