President Of Cameroon Closed Down 50 Nigerian Pentecostal Churches; Pastor Protest Closure Order

cameroon president closed down churchesPaul Biya

August 17, 2013 – President Of Cameroon Shut Down 50 Nigerian Pentecostal Churches & Local Worship Centers

Pastors Protest Closure Order In Bamenda and Douala

In another end time move of persecution against the church, the President of Cameroon has ordered the immediate closure of nearly 100 pentecostal churches in key cities in the country. Almost half of the churches originated from Nigeria.

President Paul Biya who claim most of the pentecostal churches in the country are misusing the name of Jesus Christ has started using military force to permanently shut down all pentecostal churches in the country.

Biya is using the military to permanently shut down all Pentecostal church denominations in the nation’s capital, Yaounde, and the North West Regional capital, Bamenda, which have the largest Christian populations in Cameroon. More than 50 churches have now been closed, with the government targeting nearly 100 in eight other regions.

“We will get rid of all the so-called Christian Pentecostal pastors who misuse the name of Jesus Christ to fake miracles and kill citizens in their churches. They have outstretched their liberty,” Mbu Anthony Lang, a government official in Bamenda, told CNN Wednesday.

Nearly 500 Pentecostal churches operate in Cameroon, but fewer than 50 are legal, he added.

On Sunday, a 9-year-old Christian girl collapsed and died during a prayer session in Winners’ Chapel, a Pentecostal church in Bamenda. The girl’s mother, Mih Theresa, told CNN Wednesday that the pastor intended to cast out the numerous demons that were in control of her daughter’s life.

“I want the government to stop these pastors who use mysterious powers to pull Christians and kill then for more powers. All my children have ran away from the Catholic Church in search for miracles, signs and wonders,” she told CNN while holding back tears.

Another Christian, Mveng Thomas, said his marriage ended abruptly when a Pentecostal pastor ordered his wife to dissolve their union. He said the pastor described him as “an unrepentant devil.”

But Pentecostal pastors said the move is evidence of Biya’s insecurity about the churches’ criticism of the government.

Pastors marched against the government’s decision Wednesday in Bamenda and Douala. Pastors said the Biya government sees the mass proliferation of churches as a threat.

Boniface Tum, a bishop of the Christian Church of God in Yaounde, said that Biya, who has been president since 1982, is becoming insecure about the freedom of speech within these churches.

“Authorizing only the Catholic, Presbyterian, Baptist, Muslim, and a few other churches, is a strict violation of the right to religion,” Tum added.

Targeted Pentecostal Christians in Bamenda are transforming their private homes into churches.

North West Regional governor Adolphe Lele L’Afrique said Wednesday that police had discovered the abduction of 30 children under age 18 by a pastor in Bamenda. The pastor said he wanted to remove the children from a bad society, Lele added.

Government officials also say that some pastors convince congregants that they do not need professional medical treatment for their ailments.

“How can a pastor say the sick needs no medical doctor? We need sanity in our Christian lives,” Nyang Blaise, a youth leader for Biya’s ruling party, CPDM, told CNN.

One woman said her mother was refusing cancer treatments because of her pastor.

“My mother’s condition is worsening after doctors confirmed she had cancer. She is dying silently, and yet we cannot persuade her to see a doctor for proper treatment, against her pastor’s wish,” Deborah Tanyi said

Pastors Protest Closure Of Pentecostal Churches In Cameroon

Pastors in Bamenda and Douala had on Wednesday marched against the government’s order.

Reacting to the development, the Chairman, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Lagos chapter, Apostle Alex Bamgbola, asked Biya to reverse the order or face God’s wrath.

He said closing the churches down was tantamount to closing his life and career if he failed to reverse the order.

Bamgbola said, “Since I read about the development in the dailies, I have been praying for Biya. I ask him to reverse the order or be ready to face the anger of God.

“Quote me, Biya cannot get away with this just like the biblical King Nebuchadnezzar.”

This is another end time sign.

23 thoughts on “President Of Cameroon Closed Down 50 Nigerian Pentecostal Churches; Pastor Protest Closure Order

  1. A fearless great man of god presently fighting the antichrist disciples hovering around african countries in the man of churuch. His fighting a great battle against satan and his disciples and he will triumph. i wish other african leaders will fellow his foot step.

  2. This man is a big fool, how can a normal human being lock the house of God, maybe he is on Drugs, pls the Great people of cameroon take this fool to a psychiatric, let them check him b/4 it get late

    • foolish man ,watch your tong is what all this pastors were doing right ?if you are fool will orders be fool as well?
      ode!!!!

  3. There may be some good reasons behind this issues…one thing i knw is that if you are fighting the churches you are equally fighting God…Nevertheless,let God be the judge over this matter…praise thy Lord smbdy…

  4. This man is finished you dont touch the CHURCH OF GOD&JESUS CHRIST&i pray that his deeds will catch up with him sooner rather than later. He is gonna be eating grass soon. May GOD THE FATHER&LORD JESUS CHRIST deliver the persecuted Pastors&their Congregates.

  5. Our God dat sees d inward nd outward mind knws d best,I pray He take absolute control over dis matter.And do away with those fake pastors/rev who preach with his name.

  6. Money money money money and money remains the ultimate goals for establishing most of these churches rather than winning souls as it is. If not tell me what is wrong with Catholic Churches. O christianity what a life style because we all know is not a religion. A school dropped out who find it difficult here in Nigeria escape to cameron to constitutes nuisance all in the name of Christ. May God give Paul Nbia the President to carry on this good work. To hell with so -called pastors

  7. President be careful fighting against God ur creator nomatter who u think u re, closing God’s place of worship is closing ur life chapter. Remember president Nebucardnezzerl

  8. It is pitiable an average Nigeria can’t think freely without taint of religious sentiment.Now not Nigeria but cameroun can’t you guys understand, pastors using charms on followers,pastors abducting children,pastors telling people to abstain from medical treatment and hmm don’t you guys know most churches are business ventures,stop fooling yourselves wake up AND TO THE PRESIDENT YOU HAVE TAKEN A GIANT STRIKE CONTINUE CLOSING THOSE DEMONIC PLACES. Sentiment free please if you want to reply

    • aji !!!you are wonderful something must be done the man is doing the right thing
      i hope these fantasist people will open their eye one day ,but it not their fault,economic situation of the country made it to be so ,people are surf ring that was why the were looking for a way out ….miracle here and there .in a country of 170 million lese than a million are ok what will happen to the rest?survival of the fittest ,to wipe those demonic churches away we need our govt to take action but unfortunately that was were the problem started .

  9. the man is not anti Christ he was only trying to protect his people from the hand of fake churches that were using the name of god and Jesus to deceive poor people that were looking for salvation
    while Nigeria govt were unable to close all this fake churches Cameronian govt were only saving there people from all this fake men of god .
    As you people can see here in Nigeria the poverty continue, but so call men of god were becoming rich everyday in the expense of these caring people .
    to me carmeron govt were doing the right thing its only the blind Nigerians that does not notice that this men of god were only doing business,not saving god
    they became semi god promising miracle buying expensive cars ,jet etc
    while the members are surfing.
    the ignorance the were the better for them ,
    he more the poverty the more the churches
    the more the political,social economy problem the more all this churches
    just find out the trut …..
    some other African govt like Angola did the same thing with Brazilian call
    men of god Bishop edir Marcelo
    they were also using the same strategy to enrich them self,in the name of Jesus and god

  10. THANK GOD D sECREAT OF THESE SO CALLED PASTORS IS BEEN REVIELD, WELL DON MR PRESIDENT I REALLY WISH THIS SHOULD ALSO HAPPEN IN NIGEREA REMEMBER CHRISTIANITY IS MAINLY MADE UP OF SUNDAY WORSHIPERS and SATURDAY WORSHIPERS SO ALL CHRISTIANS SHOULD EITHER GO TO CATOLIC CHURCH OR TO SEVENTH DAY Adventis Church Period. No Wonder Some Have Said That Penticostal is d worst thing thing that has ever happen to christiandom. Prais GOD

    • I wish this wil happen here in nigeria, it wil bring sanity n promote d preaching of salvation n repentance in nigeria not prosperity dat d ear wants to hear, separating boys from men, d more churches here, d more curuption n evil practises, cant u all ce dat everybody wantin to be d general overseer out of greed is not d solution. Frankly speaking if not for offering n tithe wil there be all these churches. Why are they enphasizing their preaching on tithe. Its all about money. God bless u for this sir

  11. fake church is all over africa just take good look at all this church is all about venture paster can be moving with escourt and even private jet telling people lies to make money and open branches all over the nation i hope so that president goodluck will look into this also in nigeria

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