The IPPC of the BLW Inc. also known as Christ Embassy, exceeded expectations. It was the 20th edition of this event, and took place throughout an entire week (13-19 of November, 2017). It was an uplifting soul stirring and spirit lifting events that included:
- The Pastors Conference
- The Partners’ Conference
- The Translators’ Network International Conference
- The International Teens Pastors and Leaders’ Conference
- The International Media Connectors’ Conference
- The Loveworld Exhibition
- The Loveworld Awards
- The Loveworld Archives
- The Loveworld International Music and Arts Awards
The prestigious event took place at the Loveworld Convocation Arena in Lagos Nigeria. Participants witnessed the convergence of over 30 thousand Pastors, leaders, partners, and members. The event was a joyous one for participants, observing the spread of the Gospel through many different alleys.
One of the most outstanding features of this year’s event was the celebration of 30 year of the Ministry of Pastor Chris and the Believers’ Loveworld Inc. Each session of the IPPC took the delegates down memory lane of the impact the Ministry had on society over the years. The participants were inspired by the passion and convictions of the president of the BLW, and man of God, Rev. Dr. Chris Oyakhilome.
The IPPC kicked off with the 4th edition of the International Media Connectors’ Conference where delegates from across the ministry were informed about the vital knowledge on the applications and best use of new media for their churches and communities. The BLW Chief Executive Officer, Pastor Deola Phillips urged the delegates to recognize themselves as stakeholders. This through setting the pace on social media and on other innovative technological tools. The Pastors’ Conference was another uplifting time for pastors and leaders as they were ushered into insightful teachings by Pastor Chris and other senior pastors of the ministry.
The opening ceremony of the Partners’ Conference was kicked off with exciting dance, music and arts exhibitions by Loveworld music ministers other groups. The concerts thrilled the partners who were elevated as they received the abundance of grace and enablement for greater triumphs in the coming year. Amidst the jamboree and effusive worship, there were several insightful teachings delivered by some of the senior ministers.
Pastor Chris delivered an excellent revelation on “the Infilling of the Holy Spirit”. “The Lord moves when you move, because He lives in you,” the BLW President said to the congregants from around the world, letting them know that the Christian has an unbeatable advantage.
The International Teens’ Pastors and Leaders’ Conference, the first of its kind, was a special time of training and inspiration for the teenagers. With seasoned facilitators who rendered very elevating and inspiring teachings, the delegates were projected into greater levels of faith and were further equipped for contributing to Christ’s message in their localities.
The Translators Network International Conference (TNIC) was a glorious introduction of the partnering ministers. Through music, dance, workshops, training sessions, awards and more, the network was positioned and strengthened for greater kingdom influence.
During the prestigious Loveworld Awards, several individuals and groups were recognized for their admirable commitment to kingdom expansion in 2017. It was a time of rejoicing for the recipients.
The Loveworld Exhibition was a spectacular sight to behold. There was a full representation of the different ministry outreaches including:
- The Healing School
- Rhapsody of Realities
- The InnerCity Mission
- Loveworld Television Ministry
- Internet Multimedia, Loveworld USA
- LoveWorld Plus,
- LoveWorld SAT,
- LoveWorld TV,
- the Campus Ministry,
- Loveworld Publishing Ministry,
- LoveWorld Radio
The exhibition played an essential part of the Conference, showcasing the spread and multiplication of the ministry globally.
The Loveworld Archives with its theme: ‘BLW Celebrates 30 Years’ showcased the ministry’s significant attainments in the last three decades.
The visitors were taken through remarkable journey of faith and tremendous impact of Believers’ Loveworld Inc. Every delegate that visited was greatly informed, inspired, encouraged and blessed.
The noteworthy conference came to a grand closing at the second edition of the Loveworld International Music and Arts Awards. It was a night of ecstatic sights and sounds with elating dance, music and arts renditions by renowned Gospel ministers from the Loveworld Music and Arts Ministry. It left the attendees dancing and mesmerized in praise and worship. It was an unforgettable night as several music ministers, artistes, dance and music groups received special recognitions and awards for their commitment to spread of the gospel, from the BLW President, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome.
The 2017 IPPC was a tremendous success, with each session unique and impactful. The Pastors, Leaders and Partners of Christ Embassy have been lifted to greater levels of glory and grace and geared up for global impact in the years to come.