The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye on Tuesday, paid a courtesy call to United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, in order to explore opportunities for the UN system to leverage the influence of the mission and its leadership in facilitating inter-faith harmony and peace, creating a conducive environment for action towards the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
In his address, Pastor Adeboye emphasised the critical nature of global peace and development which forward thinking (or like-minded) stakeholders and the United Nations genuinely seek.
He reiterated that the RCCG is passionately focused on impacting the entire global community positively through the platform of its Christian faith and values. Insisting that the church, remains acutely aware of the need to go beyond business as usual to reach (and continue to engage) the youthful population.
“The body of Christ will continue to step up to the challenge of providing above board leadership, which permits Christians worldwide to serve as a strong moral compass and voice for the society, speaking for the marginalized and disadvantaged while holding all stakeholders including the Body of Christ accountable to the population we serve.
“We will continue to reach out to people of all faith and religious divide, to build the bridges necessary for sustainable peace and development,”
“RCCG remains open to working with institutions like the United Nations and other agencies in order to achieve our common vision for the world,” Pastor Adeboye stated.
The anointed man of God expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the UN Secretary for an excellent service during his tenure.