ICYMI: Troubling desires about Nigeria made us relocate to US — Pastor Sam Adeyemi

Founder and Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, Sam Adeyemi, has revealed the explanations behind his relocation to the United States.

He stated this throughout a digital interview with Seun Okinbaloye on his programme ‘Mic On’ podcast, the place the duo mentioned Leadership Beyond Governance Politics and the Role of the Younger Generation in Nigeria.

The video, lasting one hour, thirty minutes, and forty-seven seconds, was streamed on the Mic On YouTube channel on Sunday.

Earlier this yr, Adeyemi explained why the older generations of Nigerians should put their act collectively and make Nigeria work.

He stated it was necessary for the older generations, together with the political and spiritual leaders, to retrace their steps and get the nation working as a result of the youthful technology would quickly start asking questions.

Adeyemi revealed that COVID-19, EndSARS protests, and, notably, troubling desires about Nigeria, prompted the relocation.

He stated, “When COVID-19 began, all our youngsters have been within the US, so everybody stayed with their households. We stayed with our youngsters. The week companies resumed was when EndSARS began, so we have been making ready to return to Nigeria.

“When the EndSARS protests led to violence, we stayed again a bit. When we have been able to return to Nigeria, a special expertise altogether occurred.

“My spouse had a dream by which she travelled to Nigeria and returned to the US, which was a foul dream. I instructed her I wouldn’t say I favored this dream.

“Three days later, I had a dream. We each travelled to Nigeria in my dream, and I used to be in a giant struggle. I used to be being attacked violently, and I needed to ask the Holy Spirit in my coronary heart what to do.

“He said I should call the name of Jesus Christ. I shouted ‘in the name of Jesus Christ’ in the dream and didn’t realise I shouted out loud in real life.”

The gospel preacher and motivational speaker, who hails from Kogi State however was born in Niger State added that each time they plan to return to the nation, a foul dream brings a setback.

“My spouse woke me up at 2:00 a.m. by hitting me and asking what was occurring. We determined to take it significantly, particularly contemplating a dream we had three days earlier.

“We prayed fervently, sensing danger. Three hours later, I fell back asleep and had another dream. We were in Nigeria this time, and I was in a fight,” he added.

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The president of Success Power International, an NGO that specialises in organising management, monetary, and motivational seminars, revealed that each time they (he and his spouse) set dates and booked flights to return to Nigeria, he would have a foul dream about one thing horrible occurring to him there (Nigeria).

He additional said that he had by no means skilled two desires about the identical occasion in a single night time.

“A couple of days later, we referred to as relations in Nigeria, and one particular person stated, ‘I’m feeling very uncomfortable about you travelling to Nigeria.’ We referred to as one other member of the family who stated, ‘I feel uncomfortable about you coming. What is going on?’ We simply turned and checked out one another, pondering the state of affairs. Then I stated, ‘You know what? I’ve been a Christian for 40 years.’

“At this level, if God is talking to me, I ought to have an concept that it’s God talking. Something is occurring. I don’t know what it’s, however I need to pray extra.

“And at that point, we called a meeting of all the leaders in Daystar Christian Centre—the top 120 leaders on Zoom.”

The President of Success Power International famous that he knowledgeable the elders of Daystar in regards to the state of affairs, and so they agreed to maintain the church operating.

“They said you’ve never deceived us before. If God asks you to stay, stay as long as He directs. We’ll continue this journey,” he asserted.

The host of the radio and tv ‘Success Power’ programme heard and seen in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East stated he and his spouse stayed within the US after the church leaders’ Zoom assembly.

“Six months later, we were still in the US for one year, tearing me apart. I discovered that, until COVID-19, I’d been out of Nigeria for eight weeks. To now be away when you had the church with 40,000 members,” he famous.

He added that the expertise within the US highlighted Daystar’s strengths, together with investments in coaching and established methods.

“I’m enthusiastic about constructing methods so the church doesn’t collapse. It is implausible, and we name it an organisational miracle. It was nearly three years earlier than we had the Holy Spirit’s clearance to return to Nigeria.

“But what ultimately the Holy Spirit would inform me was that he needed me to shift my focus from simply being the pastor of an area church to that world stroll that I had identified that I might do.

“So right now, the focus shift is to do that global walk while we keep Daystar running, leveraging technology.”

PUNCH Online stories that Daystar Christian Centre relies in Lagos State, was inaugurated on November 18, 1995, and now has branches throughout varied states in the nation.



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