A Church That Teaches the Holy Word of God
Journalist Alan Isaacson
Provides a helpful study of this phenomenal ministry in his book "Deeper Life: The Extraordinary Growth of the Deeper Life Bible Church,” after talking with many members of the church who told him how Christ has miraculously intervened and changed lives in response to prayer and the proclamation of the Gospel. In Pastor Kumuyi's own words: "God, in the growth of Deeper Life Bible Church, has strategically and prudently used miracles to ‘make all men come to Him' (John 3:26). We take Christian living and holiness seriously."
In Alan Isaacson's own words
He "preached Deeper Life into existence." His sermons were captivating, wrote Isaacson, "I would classify him as one of the greatest living preachers, giving a straightforward Bible-based message, his sermons thorough, and always personally challenging. He always gave a wide range of cross-references, which were read in their context, supporting, clarifying, and expanding his main points.
He spoke clearly and authoritatively to the Nigerian situation. He dealt sensitively with African culture, but also made a firm stand in highlighting the points where local culture was incompatible with the will of God. While stressing the high moral tone, which is one of the virtues of most African cultures at their best, he was at pains to specify those aspects of local culture which were unchristian and even evil.
In this way, he was not only concerned with some kind of personal holiness, but also genuinely seeking the wholeness and harmony of the community at large, where truth, honesty, and justice should be the predominant characteristics.
Pastor W.F Kumuyi
Sister Deborah Akoko,
Phone: (813) 542-7793