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Inside miracle selling Pastor Ezekiel’s mega church containing helipad, petrol station and restaurants

By Winnie Mabel December 14th, 2022 3 min read

Pastor Ezekiel Odero, continues to leave jaws dropping to the floor- not for his ability to fill up stadiums to the brim for prayer services or miracle works- but for how much wealth his New Life Church owns.

FYI, we are not questioning how he uses the givings he receives!

After all, the good book says, ‘Give Ceasar what belongs to Ceasar and give to God what belongs to Him’. This is how tithing is also explained in addition to being obedient and honouring God with our finances.

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Crusade trucks fitted with a generator and broadcast equipment
Crusade trucks fitted with a generator and broadcast equipment

We are, however, not allowed to question how the Church uses these monies given in tithes, offerings, special giving and planting seeds for whatever reasons.

Check out below what Nairobi News learnt about Pastor Ezekiel’s affluent church compound branded as the mega city

Let me tell you about it. You think Two Rivers has more than enough parking spaces to host thousands of drivers?

65 acre land housing the mega city
65-acre land housing the mega city

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Well, New Life Church has about three times more considering the church sits on 65 acres in Mavueni, Kilifi County.

He is renowned for attracting congregants from around East Africa and the world so the parking lot space is to his great advantage.

Development going on behind the church
Development going on behind the church

And when the parking lot is full, his congregants are welcome to use the helipad currently under construction in the church’s compound.

Just like visiting congregants (possibly tourists?), visitors will also be welcome to use the cottages being built in the compound if they are in the area for religious retreats.

Executive lounge at the church compound
Executive lounge at the church compound

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Currently, the Christ Is The Answer Ministries is considered the wealthiest church in Kenya but it would appear that Pastor Ezekiel and his plans for his ‘mega-city’ will soon outdo the popular church as the Nation also learnt that there are plans in place to add a hospital, rehabilitation centre and university in the same church compound in addition to the international school and shops currently under construction.

Walking further into the compound sits a two-storey-long building that runs from one end to the other.

This building, believe it or not, hosts a separate executive lounge and a fully-fledged restaurant.

Are you hungry?

No moods for cooking after receiving a powerful summon that left you fulfilled but drained? You can simply walk to the restaurant and eat to your heart’s desire.

Executive lounge at the church compound
Executive lounge and restaurant at the church compound

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In addition to filling up stadiums and attracting honourable names to his church services, Pastor Ezekiel’s church also has a sitting capacity estimated to be more than 45,000.

The church compound also contains a residential flat, two banks and a petrol station. All this is in addition to Pastor Ezekiel selling holy handkerchiefs and holy water to believers seeking healing for various reasons.

Inside Pastor Ezekiel's church with flags from various countries
Inside Pastor Ezekiel’s church with flags from various countries

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However, the selling of holy products for miracles does cast a shadow on his ministry- is he genuine? Should miracles be sold? What does your Bible say? Do let us know…

Here is a quick tour of the church.

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