These days, millions of souls, desperate for financial breakthroughs, miracles and healing, all rush to the church for redemption. And while the bible expressly states that salvation is free, at times it comes with a cost: offerings, tithes, gifts to spiritual leaders, and a directive to buy literature and other products created by men of God.
Who is the richest pastor in the world?
Nigeria's David Oyedepo tops the list as the richest pastor in the world.
His father was a Muslim healer, and his mother was a member of the Eternal Order of the Cherubim and Seraphim Movement. Therefore, the future richest pastor was born in the mix religion family. Still, the high discipline to God was nurtured by his grandmother.
The man of God is the wealthiest preacher not only in Africa but also in the world with a financial worth of $150 million
According to Forbes, he overtook Bishop T.D jakes to claim this spot due to his many investments. David Oyedepo comes from Nigeria and he is the founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners Chapel.
His fleet of four jets includes a Gulfstream V, which cost $30 million and has literally hundreds of cars at his disposal 24/7. This is due chiefly to the penchant of church members to donate cars anonymously to the church.
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