Top 10 Most Populated Churches in Nigeria 2017 [Biggest] & Their G O’s

Often times people argue over the most population churches in Nigeria but they are not always sincere as they allow sentiment to judge for them . Nigeria is a country that have higher numbers of Christians compare to other religions like Muslim and the rest of them , there are now several big churches in all corners of Nigeria while some are still busy building . The old churches keep progressing as they continue building and expanding their auditorium while the new once are springing up moving to their permanent sites.

Now what do you understand by the word Christianity? the word christian means CHRIST LIKE so we say Christianity is the practices of Christ, just before Christ left earth he planted so many trees which is still growing fruits till today, one of this fruit he left behind for us all is the house of God ‘CHURCH’explicitly. Nigeria is a country where anybody is allowed to practice any religion that goes well for them without any prejudice ,they happily attend with great trust anytime they so wish. In Nigeria today, some churches have hundreds of thousand members recorded for just a church service , they were able to get there after working for many years to attain that standard. There has been some argument about the church that is most populated in Nigeria. This article has in it the top 10 most populated churches in Nigeria and the biggest church in Nigeria.

There are several big churches in Nigeria that has continue to record tremendous growth over the years . Gone are those days where there are only few members attending church services. They have continued to grow immensely which has paved way and resulted in opening of different branches in different locations in the country. The more the population of any church increases , the more the money generated also increases . Most church get their finances from the taxes paid by members while some members also donate cars and other valuables to the church.

We are going to be listing out the biggest and most populated churches in Nigeria 2017 , we will take our time to tell you more about them including their General Overseer and year founded. Please note that this listing of the 2017 Top 10 most Populated Church in Nigeria is enumerated in descending other don’t get it twisted.

10. House on the rock
9. Latter rain assembly
8. Synagogue church of all nations
7. Daystar Christian center (DCC)
6. Deeper Life Christian Ministry
5. Lord’d chosen charismatic revival
4. Mountain Of Fire and Miracle Ministry (MFM)
3. Christ embassy
2. Living faith church
1. Redeemed christian church of God

1. Redeemed christian church of God

Redeemed christian church of God is also known as RCCG , is the largest and most populated church in Nigeria as at year 2017. Redeemed christian church of God (RCCG) was founded in the year 1952 by rev Josiah Olufemi Akindayomi . Enoch Adeboye became his successor in the year 1973 . There was a law placed by the Federal Government of Nigeria on Nigerian churches , the law suggested him to step down for another person. He was now replaced by Pastor J.O Obayemi who is now the General Overseer of Redeemed christian church of God . But Enoch Adeboye still remains the head of the church both in Nigeria and abroad.

Without being told , RCCG is biggest and most populated Pentecostal church in Nigeria today with over 2 million members .

2. Living Faith Church World Wide

Living Faith Church World Wide is no doubt the second largest and most populated church in Nigeria today . Living Faith Church is widely known as Winners Chapel International, the General Overseer of the church is Bishop, David Oyedepo and the church has its headquarters in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. Some years ago, Living Faith Church World Wide was crowned the the largest church in the world by the Guinness Book of Records but it later lost that position as a result of periodic change . Bishop David Oyedikpo was born 1954 September 27th and he is from Osogbo.

This church is one of the largest in Africa with so many branches just like RCCG. They normally hold a yearly event called Shiloh , it is the biggest Chritsian gathering event in Nigeria . Living Faith Church World Wide has it headquarters is located in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria.

3. Christ Embassy

The next biggest and most populated church in Nigeria is Christ Embassy, a church founded and headed by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome who happen to be one of the most influential and wealthiest pastor in Nigeria today. Christ Embassy is also known as Believers Love World and it has branches across Nigeria and headquarters in Lagos. The General Overseer of Christ Embassy , Pastor Chris Oyakilome was well honored few months back with a Doctorate degree. He church has about three TV channel .

4. Mountain Of Fire and Miracle Ministry (MFM)

This is another popular Nigerian church also considered as one of the largest in the country today. The founder of Mountain Of Fire and Miracle Ministry (MFM) who is also the head is Dr. Daniel Olukoya . It is one of the richest church that can accommodate about 550, 000 persons during a service. It occupies the fourth spot on the list of most populated churches in Nigeria 2017.

5. Lord’d chosen charismatic revival

Lord’d chosen charismatic revival is the fifth most populated church in Nigeria and its a great church of God that as less or equal to 1 million members. The church started from the scratch and has recorded tremendous increase in the numbers of members in recent times. It is one of the fastest growing churches in Nigeria today

6. Deeper Life Christian Ministry

Deeper Life Christian Ministry is not just one of the most populated church in Nigeria today, it is also one of the oldest church. The church was founded by Pastor Williams Folorunsho Kumuyi who happens to b one of the richest Nigerian pastors today. According to the head of the church, he started the church with just 15 persons in 1973, but has now grown to become one of the most reputable and biggest church in Nigeria .

7. Daystar Christian center (DCC)

Just like every other populous Nigerian churches, Daystar Christian center (DCC) started from the grass root . The church was singlehandedly founded by a great man of God pastor Sam Adeyemi , one of the most respected and wealthiest Nigeria pastor today. Pastor Sam Adeyemi is an honorable man of God who believes in raising leaders and models in Christ. He is not just a pastor but also a motivation speaker who has positively influenced the life of many . Daystar Christian center also known as DCC and it has the largest auditorium in Nigeria .

8. Synagogue Church of all Nations

This is one of the popular and biggest church in Nigeria today headed by a controversial Nigeria pastor /faith healer, Prophet T. B. Joshua . This man of God is one of the famous pastor in the world due to his miracles and healing . The church is Popularly known as SCOAN, it has great influence on families,foreigners and tourists.

9. Latter rain assembly

This church is held by a Man of God named Barake Tunde, he was a Muslim who converted to Christian because of God’s plan for his life. This church started from the scratch and has been able to gather a lot of members becoming one of the biggest church in Nigeria today. The power of God is at work in his life which can be seen in his conversion.

10. House on the Rock

House on the rock is one of the largest church in Nigeria today securing the last spot on this list. It has many branches spread across Africa , it is a multi-ethnic church with more than 7000 members per Sunday service and it is held by Paul Adeferasin . House on the rock is mostly attended by rich folks.

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