Pastors at the news conference in Abuja on Friday
The General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi, on Friday, says raising up godly children and teenagers will help them shun evil association and make them stand out.
He stated this at a news conference in Abuja ahead of the Global Children and Teenagers Convocation jointly organized by the Youth Wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Fellowship of Christian Students, Children Evangelism Fellowship and Children Evangelism Ministry to support Global Crusade with Kumuyi.
Pastor Kumuyi explained that the upcoming programme was aimed transforming the lives of young people and making them young stars.
Noting that young people are the future, and leaders of tomorrow, he said Nigeria has a bright future, and young people are an essential part of that future.
Represented by the State Overseer of the Church, Pastor Elijah Adebiyi, Pastor Kumuyi said the programme was to instil righteousness in children to purse their dreams and aspiration towards a glorious future.
Also, Chairman of Fellowship of Christian Students in FCT, Mr Chris Okafa said the programme would guide the youth towards productive venture.
Contributing, the Zonal Director, Children Evangelism Ministry, Evangelist Blessed Chuks called on parents to wake up to their responsibility and train their children in the way of the Lord.
He expressed disappointment at the rate at which primary and secondary students engage in social vices that derail them from the path of righteousness.
On his part, the Chairman of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (FPN), FCT Chapter, the Reverend Isaac Akomolafe urged parents and guardian to spend quality time with their Children and show them the way of peace.
The theme of the programme is “ Standing Tall As Rising Stars“.
Reporting by Adeniyi Bakare; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu