From the Back Cover
In just twelve years, Sunday Adelaja built the largest evangelical church in Europe, a cross-cultural ministry with more than two million converts and 600 church plants worldwide. The Nigerian's self-taught and revolutionary methods of church ministry have made a dramatic impact on politics and culture in post-Christian Europe.
ChurchShift, based on his true story, gives you the keys to revolutionize your own life, faith, church, and community. Your view of God, your life, and your ministry will change as you discover how to:
* Believe Christ for supernatural growth in your life and ministries
* Activate and ignite the potential of your local church
* Transform your neighborhood, your city, and your nation by imposing kingdom principles on the culture around you
The Wall Street Journal calls him "a man with a mission!" Ukraine President Victor Yushenko states, "It was you who protected democracy in Ukraine." Kyiv Mayor Leonid Chernovetskiy said, "Through Pastor Sunday's endeavors, we have become a bold and fearless people." The Associated Press wrote, "The Embassy of God has ballooned... into this ex-Soviet republic's first true megachurch." The British Broadcasting Corporation reports, "Nothing like the Embassy of God has ever been seen before!"
Let this book inspire you to get busy with God's assignment for your life and ministry and enter His promised land for you!
One of the greatest Christian hero stories of the modern world.
-- James O. Davis
I recommend that pastors and leaders of all kinds read ChurchShift.
--T. D. Jakes
I know of no minister around the world that is more unique and influential than Sunday Adelaja.
Sunday Adelaja is a leading figure, not only in Ukraine but in the world.
--Billy Joe Daugherty
Of all the books on aggressively advancing the kingdom of God, this stands out as the most practical.
--C. Peter Wagner
I recommend this book to all and believe it will become a classic.
--Myles E. Munroe
I have heard and read a great deal about Pastor Sunday and about the work he is doing. All those who do great things go through attacks such as Pastor Sunday has endured.
--U.S. President Bill Clinton
Some are called to churches. Some are called to cities. Sunday Adelaja has a fresh word for the nations! His experience with the Lord, his compassion for people, and his commitment to the kingdom make Sunday Adelaja a world-class leader with a world-class vision to build a world-class army to change the world for Christ. This world-class book is a must for you today. Read and reap benefits for a lifetime.
--Kenneth C. Ulmer, DMin, PhD
Sunday Adelaja is an indisputable success in his family, in his church, in his nation. This book will help you grow personally and spiritually. Read it and SUCCEED!
God has raised up Sunday Adelaja to lead men and women to a deeper understanding of their spiritual destinies. Read this book, and let the journey begin.
--Rear Admiral Barry Black (Ret.)
About the Author
Sunday Adelaja is founder and senior pastor of The Embassy of the Blessed Kingdom of God for All Nations in Kiev, Ukraine. The phenomenon of his ministry is that he originates from Nigeria, Africa, and has been able to prove that cross-cultural ministry is possible in the 21st century. He pastors the largest church in Europe with over 25,000 members who are 90 percent white Europeans. The church grew from 7 people in 1994 to 20,000 in 2002 and has now planted more than 300 churches in 15 countries.