Meet Erudite RCCG Pastor With Six PhD In Different Fields, Four Masters Degrees

The Assistant General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) who doubles as the pastor of Region 1, Pastor Funsho Odesola, is the one with this enviable feats having bagged 6 Ph.Ds, 4 Masters and 4 first degrees.

He is not only hard-working, his insatiable quest for knowledge in all spheres spurred his interest to achieve this before even clocking 60 years of age.

He assumed he doesn't know anything and this is what stirred his interest in academics which is the understand that he did not know nothing.

While speaking on this on his birthday a year ago, he said, “To be frank with you, I thank God I have not done anything. I have not seen God raise the dead through me. But I have seen our Daddy in the Lord, Pastor Adeboye, raise the dead. It is not fiction. What stirs my reading is the fact that I don’t know.

The youths of my parish and my family have held meetings over me saying that I am over-challenging them and I said ‘no, I am only challenging myself because I don’t know anything’. I have just finished my 6th PhD but I am doing two studies now. It is this insatiable and restlessness that I don’t know anything that is pushing me.”

He has a Bachelors’ Degree in Christian Education, Theology, Musicology, and Master’s in Communication, Christian Education, Cultural Anthropology Study and Law. I have Doctoral Degrees in Theology, Christian Education, Business Administration, Law, and Cultural Anthropology with 40 different fellowships. He has also authored 150 books.

The place of knowledge for ministers of God cannot be over-emphasised. Everyone that knows will lead others. Readers, according to popular aphorism, are leaders. If you are not informed, you will be deformed.

We hope this inspires someone today.

Credit: Daily Excessive


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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