Veteran actor Zack Orji unknown to many is now an ordained pastor.

In an interview with City People, Zack Orji who has acted in hundreds of movies said he has been a revered since 2013. “I’m also an ordained reverend, a pastor so I get invitations to minister in different churches both within and outside Nigeria. I have engagements in South Africa this October” revealed the veteran actor.

Speaking on why he decided to be a pastor he said “I didn’t set out to be an ordained reverend. My bishop probably got inspired by God to ordain me. I worship with Power Line Bible Church under Bishop Lawrence Osagie, and he ordained me in 2012.”

He further said, “Even before my ordination, I had been receiving invitations from different places to come and minister. So when the offer came from my bishop to ordain me, I didn’t reject it. I took it whole heartedly and I get excited when I have opportunity to speak to people, inspire them and draw them closer to God.”

In September Zack Orji has urged Christians in the North to hold unto their faith in God.

Orji said this during his sermon at the first thanksgiving service of The Stream of Grace Church, Ikotun, Lagos saying rather than be bitter, Christians in the North should hold on to God's promises from the Bible.

“Northern Christians should not lose faith in God, though trials and tribulations will come but the Bible says many are the afflictions of the righteous but the Lord delivers him from them all," he began.

Speaking further, the actor said, "Definitely the end of insurgency in Nigeria is fast approaching and whatever northern Christians are going through is just a phase that will not last forever. God will surely bring it to an end. They should keep on depending on God who is the ruler over affairs of men, governor of all nations and keeper of Nigeria”.

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