- Pastor Bimbo AnimashaunIn ministry, there are two kinds of ministers:(1) MINSTERS WHO GATHER.(2) MINISTERS WHO SCATTER.It takes WISDOM to GATHER and BUILD people in ministry, and not every minister seems to take cognizance of that.You may be WORDED, POWER-LOADED, FIREFUL, CHARISMATIC, and very OUTSPOKEN, but lack the ability to GATHER, MOBILIZE, BUILD and KEEP … Continue reading WISDOM TO “GATHER” IN MINISTRY
It is God who gives influence to men. It is however not a product of accuracy or perfection, it is a product of trust; that God can trust the heart of a man. Influence is good, light has no essence if it is under a bushel. Ministry however is not about it though it helps … Continue reading Influence in Ministry
(Frank Talk) By Pastor Bimbo Animashaun There's this mindset that is pervasive in this generation whereby a young minister believes that some other young ministers belong to "THE HAPPENING CREW" but he doesn't. Now that's a dangerous mindset. Whatever name or label we call it, it is extremely dangerous. That is called "Exceptionism" and it … Continue reading YOUNG MINISTERS, BEWARE OF JEALOUSY!!!
-Pastor Bimbo Animashaun If you ever want to go far with God, fulfil your destiny and finish strong, you must learn to make copious references to the Grace of God. A man cannot be GREATER than what the Grace of God has made him. A minister is as strong as the Grace of God upon … Continue reading DON’T BE ASHAMED OF WHERE THE GRACE OF GOD TOOK YOU FROM!!!
I Just Need to Know! Are All Pastors and Ministers of God In the Land Evil and Bad? Why Blame All Pastors for all evil of the Land? Why not identify the FAKES and the DEVISH pastors and Ministers for rebuke, Or is it Just Pure Hatred for the Pastoral Ministry? Despite all the Healings … Continue reading ARE THERE STLL GODLY PASTORS AND MINISTERS OF GOD IN THE LAND?
(How Not To Become A False Minister) - Pastor Bimbo Animashaun Not all false ministers are UNCALLED. Some carry GENUINE CALLINGS but Satan took advantage of them along the way? How? By not submitting their callings under the influence and Lordship of the Holy Spirit. For instance, a person can be genuinely called of God … Continue reading DIVINE CALLINGS AND SPIRITUAL ADMINISTRATIONS
(Letter To The Young Minister) - Pastor Bimbo Animashaun DEAR YOUNG MINISTER, anytime you have opportunity to talk about those who contributed to your spiritual development or ministerial upbringing, then don't be silent about it and don't mince words. You see, it's been a trend in ministry for some young ministers on the basis of … Continue reading GIVE HONOUR TO WHOM HONOUR IS DUE!!!
-Pastor Femi Lazarus The moment you begin to feel as a man of God that you would have been more effective and influential than another minister if only people know what you carry, this is the root of something called superiority complex which births resentment and envy. If you don't think a fellow is qualified … Continue reading Nugget for you!
-Apostle Joshua Selman Don't criticise a man until you know the weight of what he is carrying. There are ministers you are seeing, the burden and Grace upon their life is heavy. Pray for them, don't talk about them. Moses was carrying a dimension and was quiet. A part of His spirit came upon 70 … Continue reading STOP CRITICIZING YOUR PASTORS, PRAY FOR THEM
Just got wind of the passing on to glory of the father of the modern Church Growth Movement, Papa David Yonggi Cho at 85. All we can say is that IT IS WELL. It touches the heart very deeply but we're assured of a glorious entry into eternity. The life of Dr. Cho teaches us … Continue reading REST ON DR. DAVID YONGGI CHO!!!
If you are a young fellow reading this, listen to me with all your heart. Don't waste your youthful season doing what seems right to you, take time to verify if what you are doing is right. Ask those who have gone ahead to guide you, don't be too arrogant to ask for directions. There … Continue reading Nuggets: Don’t Waste your Youthful Season
(Walking In Scriptural Balance) - Bimbo Animashaun Dear Minister, it is better to know certain things EARLY IN MINISTRY than coming to grips with those facts at a later stage of one's ministry. I say this with the utmost and greatest sense of caution; one of the greatest ironies of ministry is that there are … Continue reading SEVEN “DELICATE” STATEMENTS IN MINISTRY!!!
(Matters Arising) - Pastor Bimbo Animashaun Dear Minister, learn to pursue your calling without fear or intimidation. While it is important to HONOUR ALL MEN - 1 Pet.2:17, let no man however despise your calling. If you allow people to despise or make light of your calling by their words or attitude, it is your … Continue reading MINISTRY BEYOND BLACKMAIL AND INTIMIDATION!!!
In I Samuel 25, can you imagine the man anointed by God to lead Israel as the next King after Saul, going about begging for food for him and his group members? That was what happened to David, when he sent his men to go and beg for food from Nabal, the husband of Abigail. … Continue reading “HE USES THE TESTED AND THE PROVEN”
In Matthew 10:41, Jesus said, “He that receiveth a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet’s reward.” It is important that you be a partner with some frontline, producing ministry in order to receive earthly and heavenly blessings. Jesus is stating in this scripture that God is no respecter of persons. … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Why is it important for me to support a ministry?
(The Core Issues) - Pastor Bimbo Animashaun There's a wide gap and margin of difference between "STYLE" and "SUBSTANCE" in ministry. Don't be distracted by people's STYLE OF MINISTRY, as long as it does not offend the morality or sensibility of Scriptures. Truth is that we all have DIFFERENT STYLES PECULIAR TO US, and more … Continue reading OF MINISTRY “STYLE” AND “SUBSTANCE”!!!
- Pastor Bimbo Animashaun Someone once asked Bishop David Oyedepo, "Sir, in a NUTSHELL, what's the secret of success in ministry?". Bishop responded, "Nutshell? Nutshell? You will see many NAUGHTY SHELLS". First, the approach in asking that question was not mature enough. Second, the issue of "NUTSHELL" is the deception of a generation. Truth is … Continue reading THERE ARE NO SHORTCUTS IN MINISTRY!!!
We all need PLATFORMS in ministry. It is not true that platforms are unnecessary in ministry. You need platforms. I need platforms. We all need platforms. And God gives platforms to His ministers. What is wrong is for PLATFORMS to become your motive and driving force in ministry. No; your goal in ministry is to … Continue reading MANAGE PLATFORMS WELL!!! (On Three Dimensional Levels)
There are four things that I have identified based on ministry exposure and experience that can make a minister to become irrelevant in the move of God and go into extinction. (1) Doing what God did not call you to do or instruct you to do. (2) Inability to handle financial pressure in ministry. (3) … Continue reading DEAR MINISTER, STAY “RELEVANT”; DON’T GO INTO EXTINCTION!!!
Must You Start A Church? Because you are gifted to Speak, and you are in control of the Youths in your local assembly; Does that Mean You are Anointed to Start a Church? Because you are respected by a large members of the congregation, and you are trusted by the Pastor to handle Counselling Sessions … Continue reading EH! BROTHER, MUST YOU START A CHURCH?
(The Sentiments. The Extreme. And The Scriptural Balance) - Pastor Bimbo Animashaun A man or woman of God must be very firm and strong on BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES but tempered by LOVE. It is a proof of internal strength and spiritual maturity to be able to separate your PERSONAL OR PRIVATE POLICY from BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES. Sometimes … Continue reading WHY SHOULD MINISTERS BE GIVEN HONORARIUM?
- Pastor Bimbo Animashaun In recent times, there have been baseless and unwarranted criticisms of ministers who post messages on Facebook and other social media platforms. Sometimes people call them "Facebook ministers" who have no solid ministerial base or pedigree. Infact some mischievously go to the extent of saying that they are "Facebook-ordained ministers". For … Continue reading FACEBOOK MINISTERS? (Matters Arising)
The Great Lesson! Story That Inspires!! Walking The Path Of Honour!!! - Pastor Bimbo Animashaun Many years ago, the mother of one of Africa's greatest prophets, Prophet D. O. Babajide, saw a vision. In that vision, she saw her son, Prophet D. O. Babajide so huge with extremely big physique like a great giant but … Continue reading “KNOW WE NO MAN AFTER THE FLESH”!!!
- Pastor Bimbo Animashaun In ministry, JURISDICTION MATTERS. You need to understand the boundary and geography of your call in order to stay safe and last long. There are certain things we don't "grow" into in ministry, no matter all the spiritual efforts and preparations we put in place. The sovereignty of God takes precedence … Continue reading DIVINE ELECTION IN MINISTRY!
-Pastor Bimbo Animashaun I was at the bank yesterday to replace my verve card and the officer in charge extended the courtesy of offering me a chair to sit on while he attended to me. In the process of inputing my details to effect the card replacement, an elderly woman walked in and stood in … Continue reading THE ANOINTING DOESN’T MAKE US “ARROGANT” !!!
(Godly Wisdom For Young Ministers) -Pastor Bimbo Animashaun It's not a crime to be a young minister. It's not a crime to be a youth. And indeed, it's not a crime to be in your early or growing years in ministry. But it's a "crime" to be rude and arrogant as a young minister. It's … Continue reading LET NO MAN DESPISE THY YOUTH!!!
(Strength For Today; Bright Hope For Tomorrow) Dear minister, you need more than A STRONG SPIRIT to do ministry, you equally need A SOUND MIND and A HEALTHY BODY. Don't break down mentally in the course of ministry. The challenges that come with ministry work can drain your mental resources if you don't put structures … Continue reading THE MINISTER AND HIS MENTAL HEALTH!!!
(On Ministry, Timing, Ethics And Procedure) Pastor Bimbo Animashaun Don't pull out of school because you want to do ministry. Don't boycott lectures because you want to go on marathon prayers. Don't neglect exam preparation to soak in the Word. In a nutshell, don't abandon your studies to go start ministry work. Papa, Bishop Francis … Continue reading LETTER TO THE CAMPUS MINISTER!!!
(Ethical Codes For Young Ministers) - Pastor Bimbo Animashaun Beloved, never take the honour from those above you in ministry for granted!!! I have seen some young ministers who don't know how to receive honour from elders, and your correct posture towards the honour conferred on you by the elderly ones will make a big … Continue reading HOW TO RECEIVE “HONOUR” FROM THE ELDERS!!!
2 Kings 3:25-27 NKJV  Then they destroyed the cities, and each man threw a stone on every good piece of land and filled it; and they stopped up all the springs of water and cut down all the good trees....  And when the king of Moab saw that the battle was too fierce … Continue reading MAKING THE HIGHEST SACRIFICE…FOR YOUR CALLING AND PURPOSE