culled from Dailypost
General Overseer of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor W.F
Kumuyi, has again warned members of the church against celebrating
Christmas, saying the annual celebration of Christmas is idolatrous and
cleric said this on Saturday at the annual national December convention
of the church, which held at the church’s camp ground in Ogun State.
said, “We don’t celebrate Christmas. It actually came from idolatrous
background. That is why you don’t hear us sing what they call Christmas
carol, Never! We always say it is the December retreat. We are only
gathering together because it is the holiday period and love the lord
more, and rededicate ourselves more.
“When you find anybody coming
in, or any leader, trying to introduce the idolatry of mystery Babylon,
that they call Christmas and you want to bring all the Christmas carol
saying that is the day that Jesus was born, and you don’t find that in
the Acts of the Apostles or in the early church, then you don’t find
that in the church either. If you don’t know that before, now you
He warned that any of the church’s leaders that tried to
introduce the “idolatry of Christmas” into any section of the church
would be sanctioned, while also encouraging other believers in Christ to
jettison the celebration as part of their sacrifice to perfection.
Kumuyi said the duty of the church was to make people more like Jesus Christ and not join in worldly celebrations.
are not trying to make the church turn like the world. We want it to be
like Jesus Christ, and more like the Apostles. If you don’t have that
mind with us, then you have permission to go to other places,” he added.
Who agrees with Kumuyi?