Popular media personality and winner of Big Brother Africa season 5, Uti Nwachukuwu has disclosed what he thinks about most pastors, especially those that reside in Africa.
In a post on his official Twitter handle, the reality TV star says he detests the fact that most African pastors instill fear in their followers as a way of drawing them to God.
He expressed displeasure in this mode of operation by African pastors who are not doing what God commanded them to do unto their followers.
“I HATE that some African pastors/ministers often use FEAR as a tool to convince people to worship GOD! Fear of Poverty Fear of Failure Fear of Attack & ultimately Fear of Hell! This is EXTREMELY WRONG! God has not Given us the spirit of Fear! WE HAVE TO BE WISE IN THESE TIMES O!” He said.
-Uti Nwachukwu (@SirUTI)
Some Twitter users reacting to his comment wrote:
You forgot to add the ultimate fear of village
people. Some go to the extent of tearing families apart with “the enemy of
a man is a member of his household”, suspicion, distrust and …suffer not a
witch to live shows up suddenly.
CJ Prestige Commerce (@CJtwittime)
Not just in church but in schools and society
in general. It’s ‘read hard or fail in exams or life’s. ‘Obey the laws of the
land or go to jail’. ‘obey the laws of God or go to hell’.. fear has always
been a control mechanism.
Crazy Rich Esans (@luiz_peetha)
It’s not their fault, it’s ours that have
chosen to remain in “mental slavery”. Paying your tithe and sowing
seed is all they care for. So that fear does a lot to them. They can’t preach
Ejikeme Ezebuilo (@Igariga1)
If you truly know your bible,
understand and know why Jesus came and what He is to you…no one would.
mcalliz (@Mcalliz089) March 24, 2019
Uti’s comments comes amid rumors making rounds that he is gay and a partner to his fellow colleague Alex Ekubo.
Uti has however denied these claims by writing in a Twitter post;“I am going to say this just once. All gossip mongers about my sexuality are hereby warned! A scapegoat will be chosen very soon.”
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