From John FWAH, Kaduna
The acting President of the Kaduna Baptist Conference, Stephen Olarewaju last Saturday, called on newly inaugurated Pastors to imbibe the teachings of Jesus Christ towards expanding the’ potentials of the Kingdom.
He made this remark at the Kaduna Baptist Conference 20th Ordination Service of Pastors held at Albarka Fellowship Baptist Church in Kaduna, during which six people were given awards for their selfless service and contributions to humanity.
The acting Conference President, who was the speaker of the day, emphasised the need for the Pastors as potential leaders who lead the congregations to be worthy of emulation, knowing their responsibilities to one another likewise the members.
He appealed to the Members to care for their Pastor’s, saying, “He is your spiritual father, you should know his limit, so pray for him for the task ahead of him. Do not over stress him,’ Olarewaju said.
The acting President, urged the pastors to endeavour to study and meditate the Bible very well, know the word, effectively and relate the word of God to his people.
“You are are to be watchful and be careful less you fall into avoidable temptation,” he noted.
Those who were acknowledged and honored by the Kaduna Baptist Conference as Friends of the Baptist Conference at Albarka Baptist Church, Kaduna, include the Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communications, Mr Olumuyiwa Adekeye, and four others.
Out of the 48 pastors, 47 were ordained, while one has passed on.