Outrage as Pastor Bolaji invites Spyro to perform at church’s Christmas Carol

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The Lead preacher at Harvesters International Christian Center, Pastor Bolaji Idowu comes under fire for inviting the famous Afrobeat singer, Spyro to perform at the church’s Christmas Carol. The Christmas Carol that was held at the Church’s branch in Lekki, Lagos on 17th of December, 2023 sparked a wave of reactions.

The Lead Pastor of Harvesters International Christian Center, Pastor Bolaji Idowu

Pastor Bolaji Idowu For this year’s Carol, aside from Spyro, other celebrities like Daniel Effiong, Bisola Ayeola, Dorathy Bachor, Sharon Ooja, Uzor Arukwe, Adeh Gbolahan, and Kenneth Ophopho, as seen on the flier. The preacher had announced it on his Instagram page, with the caption, “Can’t wait for this ! It’s today , starts in less than an hour.” Pastor Bolaji Idowu has since been ridiculed by netizens who condemned the idea of mixing worldly practices with Christianity.

Outrage as pastor Bolaji Idowu invites Spyro to perform at church's Christmas carol

It would be recalled that a Celestial Church also invited the controversial street rapper, Portable and Fuji singer, Pasuma to their praise night some weeks ago. Reactions Pastor invites Spyro to perform at church’s Christmas carol pharmotet penned: “Dorathy and all these film people on flier? Calling it show just like the people in the world? It is well, make anybody no come for me o. AAO was right all along, but we dragged him.” ada_toolz said: “The carol was awesome we bless but Pastor B I don’t know a better and polite way to say this, the PR and marketing team needs to work better. This flier isn’t giving Harvesters a good image ngl, don’t get me wrong God loves everyone on this flier but I think it’s a unnecessary post.” prince_andy_wonder quizzed: “Wait is this programme a celebrity thing.. harvesters na wa o.” sosaesq__ penned: “Trying so hard to blur the lines between carnality and Christainity. Well-done pastor 👏👏👏” Pelumi_xx wrote: “Pastor B needs to give his life to Christ fr.”

Adult scenes are needed in films to tell stories better — Bolaji Ogunmola


Nollywood star, Bolaji Ogunmola has explained why adult scenes are needed in most movies.

Sexual scenes are needed in films — Bolaji Ogunmola

Speaking in an interview with Saturday Beats, Bolaji stated that adult scenes are sometimes needed in movies in order to tell the story better. The actress said in the interview;

Sexual scenes are needed in films — Bolaji Ogunmola

“I think it is needed sometimes to drive home certain aspects of the character portrayed. One cannot be telling stories about prostitutes or strippers, and they would be fully clothed. If the stories requires it; then, let them show it. When a film is very good, the sexual scenes are not the first thing people would remember. It would be about how the film made them feel.”