Christianity is a wide spread religion across the world with large followership and in Nigeria it has gained wide acceptance.
Contrary to the beliefs and teachings of the Bible that most churches are established for the propagation of the gospel, in Nigeria, church establishment has now moved from the principal goal of winning souls for Christ to a money making venture.
This article outlines 10 top richest churches in Nigeria.
1. The Roman Catholic Church
This is one of the oldest churches in the world. It is the wealthiest of all churches, with over 30 million members in Nigeria.
2. The Anglican Church
This church was founded by the British, it has an attendance of 2 million in Nigeria.
3. The Redeemed Christian Church of God
This is the largest Pentecostal church in Nigeria with 3500 parishes headed by Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye the general overseer.
4. The Living Faith Church (Winners)
Winner’s chapel is also on this list, founded by Bishop David Oyedepo, the richest pastor in the world.
5. Deeper Life Bible Church
This church was founded by Pastor Williams Folorunsho Kumuyi with an attendance of 120,000 on Sundays.
6. Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministry
MFM was founded by Dr. Daniel Kolawole Olukoya.
7. Christ Embassy
Founded by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, has about 13 million members.
8. Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN)
It is a non-denominational church founded by late Prophet T.B Joshua.
9. The Lord’s Chosen
Founded by Pastor Lazarus Muoka.
10. House on the Rock
This church was founded by Pastor Paul Adefarasin with a population of 20,000 worshippers.