The new year has been ushered in with the usual yearly watchwords from our favorite churches.
Pulse Religion takes a look at some from popular denominations. Here are 12 2018 watchwords from Nigerian churches.
Bishop David Oyedepo’s church, which is popularly known as Winners Chapel, has released his watchword for 2018. It is ‘A New Dawn’. Coincidentally, it was the theme for Shiloh 2017.
Pastor Enoch A. Adeboye’s theme for 2018 is ‘Songs Of Victory.’
Pastor Paul Adefarasin’s church has tagged 2018 ‘the year of becoming!’
Pastor David Ibiyeomie‘s church says 2018 is “Our Year of Expansion!”
Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo’s church welcomes everyone to the “Year of THE NEW.”
Fun fact- the 2018 watchword was released in November 2017. It is taken from the book of Psalm 80: 19 which says “Restore us, O Lord God of hosts, cause Your face to shine, and we shall be saved.”
The 2017 watchword was from John 9:4 which reads, “And He said to them,” Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.”
For Harvesters International Christian Church, 2018 is the year of ‘Undeniable Exploits. A year of Breaking New Grounds.’
2018 is ‘My Year of Open Doors’ for this church.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of Love World aka Christ Embassy says 2018 is ‘the Year of the Supernatural!’
2018 is ‘Our Year Of New Heights.’ It is based on Leviticus 26:13 and Philippians 3:13–14.
Pastor Tunde Bakare’s church says it is ‘Our Year of Good Success.’
The watchword is ‘JOY IN SUFFERING’ drawn from 1 Peter 3:14.