7 things about the foursquare gospel church

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We take a look at 7 interesting things that make the foursquare church different from others.

We take a look at the interesting things that make this church different from others.

Africa by Africans and are independent of foreign missionaries. The foursquare does not fall under this category because it was brought to Nigeria by white missionaries named Rev. & Mrs Harold Curtis.

2. It was established in Nigeria in the 1950s: The church was brought to the country through Rev. & Mrs Curtis. In 1955, the pair founded the LIFE Theological Seminary at Herbert Macurley Road, Yaba, Lagos and so the church was born. The ministry was further established after the missionary couple trained some young boys.

In the book of Exodus and Ezekiel 40:47. It can also be found in the book of the Revelation.

However, “Foursquare Gospel” came to the church’s founder, Aimee Semple McPherson. It was revealed during an evangelistic campaign in Oakland, California, in 1922. She opened the first church, Angelus Temple on January 1, 1923.

4. The church has 22 tenets of faith: According to the church’s website, their belief is based upon these 22 things. They include the Bible, salvation, the Trinity, water baptism, heaven, hell and tithes.

5. The church is headed by Nigerians: The church is currently being led by Rev. Sam Aboyeji, who is the fifth indigenous General Overseer of the church in Nigeria.

Fousquare church headquarters can be found in Lagos, 62/66 Akinwunmi Street, Yaba.  The church’s international conference centre is also in Lagos, Orinsunmibare Idimu.

7. The church is reportedly the second largest in the country.

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