Contact Information

15b, Emmanuel Aina Street, Aboru, Via Iyana Ipaja, Lagos.

We Are Available 24/ 7. Call Now.

All is set to hold the 7th Bearers of Light International Ministers’ Conference. The conference has “Distincting the nature of Christ as God and as Man” as its main theme, with reference to Philippians 2:7-8, 2 Corinthians 5:19, and John 14:7-9. It holds between Friday 29th and Saturday 30th September, 2023 between 9 am and 2 pm each day.

The conference holds at the mission’s conference hall, BOL Knowledge Centre, 7, Mojeed Sanni Street, College Bus Stop, Igando, Lagos.

Speaking on the theme of the conference, the convener and the president of Bearers of Light Mission Outreach, Dr. Sam Oyemade, said the Concept of the conference theme would be centred on the nature of Christ as God and as Man.

He explained, “We know Jesus Christ was both man and God; fully like man by conception and birth (flesh and blood). At the same time, He is God incarnate in the fullness of glory, power and grace; even while on earth (and till eternity).

“The theological concept that describes the union of Christ’s divine and human natures is known as the “Hypostatic Union”. It emphasizes that Jesus Christ is one person with two distinct natures—the divine nature and the human nature—united in perfect harmony and without confusion. This union is a mystery that transcends human understanding. The hypostatic union is a central tenet of  Christianity and indeed, the Christian doctrine of salvation depends on the belief that Christ had to become  fully  human  to  share  his  full  divinity  with  humanity.

It was also expressed that Jesus, “lived on earth, the combined nature of divinity and humanity was in His life. It was with these natures that He lived and executed His assignment of rescuing man from the clutches of sin and death.

“As a result, some of His life was lived as man and while at another time as the creator Himself.”

Other explanations given on the dual nature of Jesus Christ was that “Jesus Christ though lived as man on earth at a point in time, yet He was never in the class of man neither is any man in His class. He is our God, and man should never class himself in any way with Jesus, despite in His humility referring to us as brethren, friends, partakers of the glory of God (2Peter 1:4). Not minding our adoption as children of God and being joint-heirs with Christ, Jesus is our creator (John 1:1-4, Colossians 1:13-20).

“As  ministers and  servants  of  the Lord,  it should be  important for  us  to know how  to  navigate  in these natures while carrying out our assignments; identifying things that are exclusive to Christ, those  He  shared  with us,  and  the  ones categorically  allocated to  us.  It  is  believed  this understanding  will help  us  to  maintain,  and  concentrate  on  our  assigned  duties  and  curtail  the pressure on our lives in conducting ministry.”

To draw home their points, some relevant examples of the nature of Jesus were given. “For example, Jesus walked on water (in which He made Peter do the same, yet it was not assigned to man to do so), Matthew 14:27-31. In John 9:1-3, Jesus carried out the work of God on a man born defective of eyes (even without the socket) –

He acted as God. On an occasion (in John 11) when  a  particular  family  friend  called  Lazarus  died  of  sickness  known to  Him  from  on  set, Jesus displayed both the human and divine natures at the same time; He wept and raised him from death (acting as the resurrection and the life; ref v25-26).

“There are several instances when He displaced the complete nature of man to help us understand the grace available to endure the things of this world (Luke 22:41-44, 2:51) and other times He simply showed the exclusive dominant power of God. We should not attempt to cross the line by arrogating such power to ourselves, but look directly unto Him and leave Christ to manifest Himself as the Almighty creator of the earth, and human existence.”

These and other issues are expected to be thoroughly discussed at the BOL International Ministers Conference.

“This specialized International Ministers Conference (IMC) has the mandate of God to bring leaders of  the  Kingdom  of  God  together for  a  collective  study  of  the  scripture,  understanding the   programming  of  the  Lord, discuss them and guide  in  the  application  of  the  lessons  in  life  and ministry, thereby making ministry refreshing and rewarding for the servants of God.”

It is believed that Christians and most especially church leaders have a lot to learn from these natures of Christ, noting that “When  Jesus  Christ’s  position  is  properly  understood  and  accentuated,  ministry  and  church assembly  will  be  better  approached;  responsibility  and  authority  respectfully  shared  to  prevent heresies and unnecessary aggrandisement as displayed by many ministers, who end up diminishing Christ in the heart of believers, thereby disconnecting them from the fountain of life Himself –Jesus Christ.”

Using this scenario, the host minister quickly warned, “Remember, every man’s work will be tried (1 Corinthians 3:10-15, 2 Timothy 2:20-21), it is our prayer that this conference will help to refocus our ministry for utmost results in Jesus Christ’s name.”

Expected to lead discussions are highly knowledgeable and experienced men and women of God like Bishop Abraham Olaleye, of The Pentecostal Congregation, Ilupeju, Lagos; Dr. Femi Aribisala, Author of several impactful Christian Books, Dr. Emiko Amotsuka, the President, Koinonia Ministries, Ibadan, Pastor Olukayode Oyedepo , Pastor, The Miners Place , Lagos, and Pastor Olaide Odusote , The Senior Pastor of Integrity Worship Centre, Shagamu, Ogun State.

In the words of the organisers, “The  7th BOL  International Ministers Conference promises  to  be  an  extraordinary  session  where  the  truth  of  scripture  will  be  expounded within the community of Bible scholars and experienced teachers of the  word of God  to edify the Body of Christ all over the world.”

Thanks for reading this. Please like it, comment and share this story. Also follow Julius Adegunna, and PTL News on our Social Media handles or call 234-8033260387, 8120969883, 7082666862, 8137319017.  If you have been blessed by our website, you are free to bless us in return. Reach out to the Publisher for donations and supports. God bless you.



Julius Adegunna, a writer, and publisher of good news and reports. He is also a trainer in Writing and Publishing, a Media Consultant and an Entrepreneur. A 1987 Graduate of International Relations of the University of Ife, (Now Obafemi Awolowo University) with Post Graduate Diploma in International Relations, and Master in Communication Studies of Lagos State University. He lives in Lagos, Nigeria.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *