Nigerian Pastor Stops Offering Collections In His Church Amid Economic Hardship (Video)

Date: 18-05-2024 12:34 pm (1 month ago) | Author: Mister Jay Wonder
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In a bold move addressing the economic challenges gripping the nation, a Nigerian pastor has garnered attention by announcing the suspension of offerings within his church, urging fellow religious leaders to follow suit.

In a viral video clip circulating on social media platforms, the clergyman emphasized the detrimental impact of soaring fuel costs on congregants' ability to contribute financially. Citing concerns over the strain of transportation expenses, the pastor made a compelling case for temporarily halting offering collections until the economic climate improves.

"We are not to collect offerings today. For now, because of the situation of this country, we are pending offering. All pastors should note it, pending the situation of this country, they shouldn’t collect offerings," he declared.

Highlighting the plight of churchgoers who struggle to afford transportation costs to attend services, the pastor underscored the need for empathy and understanding amidst widespread economic hardship.

"Imagine someone coming to church, boarding a cab of N1,500 and still dropping offering, they might end up trekking home. Am I making sense? If you don’t drop money, it doesn’t mean a pastor won’t eat. Come and serve your God and go; until petrol comes down; It’s not easy," he expressed.

The pastor's call for solidarity resonated with many, as citizens grapple with the harsh realities of inflation and rising living costs. His appeal extended beyond his own congregation, urging leaders of other churches to consider implementing similar measures to alleviate financial burdens on worshippers.

"To all pastors, stop collecting offerings for now," he concluded, urging a collective response to the economic challenges confronting the nation.

The pastor's actions have sparked conversations about the role of religious institutions in addressing societal issues and fostering solidarity during times of adversity. As the nation navigates through economic uncertainty, his message serves as a rallying cry for unity and compassion within the faith community.

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