We Will Not Shut Down Churches Because Of Coronavirus – PFN Chairman

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Joshua Opayinka, chairman of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria () in one of the Western States of Nigeria has declared that churches would not stop holding services because of the pandemic.

He said the pandemic was an evil spirit floating around the world and would find it impossible to enter the church.

Opayinka, who spoke to the BBN Yoruba, said only the power of prayers could stop the virus from spreading.

“They cannot tell us to close worship centres because of coronavirus; cutting the head off is not the solution to a headache,” he said, stressing that God was aware of the pandemic sweeping through the world and only had the solution.

The cleric urged Christians to intensify prayers to God to bring an end to the pandemic, adding that God killed Ebola and the congregation should call Him again to kill coronavirus.

Opayinka said: “The evil spirit that travels around the world is what is called Coronavirus, anybody who brings this spirit to the church will not be able to enter the church, the spirit will not enter the church,” he declared.

The cleric said the church would abide by any instruction given by the government over coronavirus but urged it not to shutdown worship centres because only congregational worship would provide solution to the pandemic.

Samuel Nelson
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