By Archibong Jeremiah
Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke is set to hold another crusade in Calabar the Cross River State capital on Thursday February 15, to Saturday 18, 2018.
The event which is usually packed is holding at the Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH Calabar campus open field.
Making the disclosure at a press conference at the NUJ Center in Calabar, the organizers maintained that apart from the spiritual benefits of the crusade, the economy of the state will be positively influenced.
According to the Chairman of the Local Organizing Community, Dr. Lawrence Ekwok “It gives us great pleasure to break the news about the forthcoming Great Gospel crusade (Calabar 2018) with Evangelist Daniel Kolanda, Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke’s successor.
“The crusade which is funded by Christ for All Nations (CFAN), an organization founded by Reinhard Bonnke, is scheduled to take place from Thursday, February 15 to Sunday, February 18, 2018 in Calabar, Cross River State.
“The venue of the crusade and fire conference is CRUTECH Calabar Campus field and the adjourning ground. The crusade proper takes place every evening of each day from 5pm, while the fire conference will also hold on the same venue from 7am each day.”
Furthermore he said, “As you may well know, this crusade involve churches in Cross River State, including the independent Churches and those in the various blocs under the umbrella of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN.
“It is important to note that this crusade , which for several decades was commonly known all over the world as the Reinhard Bonnke Gospel Crusade, is about the biggest gospel crusade ever in the African continent, bringing with it diverse and multiplied positive effects wherever and whenever it is staged.
“Apart from millions of people receiving salvation for their souls, healing for their bodies and several other miracles, the economy of the cities where the crusade takes place usually experience tremendous improvement. The land itself experience peace and the people are tremendously blessed due to the awesome power and presence of God brought about by the crusade.”
Concluding he added, “We trust God that this crusade will be the single biggest positive event that will take place in the last decade or so in the state, considering the positive spiritual, economic and socio-political impact it will have on our State and people. We expect over two million people. “
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