I will endeavour to be a Christ-centred leader who is prayerful, collaborating intentional, caring, thoughtful and persistent in Christ." Currently, just over 3.4 per cent of all stipendiary clergy are BME and an even smaller proportion, 2.2 per cent of senior staff, are BME.Much has been said and written about Nigeria, her people and culture, economy and politics, that sheds light on the tremendous potential of this African Giant.
"I come among you as a partner in the Gospel of Christ, a brother in Christ.
All the glory will return to Him who has called us as ministers of his Gospel.
They came to Britain when he received his "call" to the ministry at age 29 and he trained at the London Bible College and at Oak Hill, the evangelical seminary in north London. He said he was excited by the vision of the Southwark docese: "hearts on fire – loving God, walking with Jesus, led by the Spirit." He described how he was born into a Christian family but rebelled and left the church for a brief period of atheism.
But he met some Christians at university, saying: "I decided to accept Jesus as my personal saviour and Lord in my early 20s." He pledged to embrace the Archbishop of Canterbury's "renewal and reform" programme.
However, little is known to the outside world about the many exciting tourist attractions available in Nigeria: Historic sites nestled amid rivers and rain forests, breathtaking mountain vistas, remote creek villages, miles of pristine beaches and exotic national wildlife reserves.
There are also museums, festivals, music and dance, a rich cultural melange right down to everyday traditional markets. mi.) Nigeria is the 14th largest country in Africa.
Rev Woyin Karowei Dorgu told Christian Today: "In time of pain and difficulty, people ask the question, 'Where is God? "What happened in Berlin yesterday is unthinkable and it is not acceptable.
In fact but for the grace of God, many more people may have been killed in Berlin yesterday. But for his support and strength, how would we cope in difficult times?
"I lived in a city in northern Nigeria, in Zaria, where 127 churches were burned down in one day.