The Lapis Lazuli Ministries 5th Kingdom Conference tagged the Kingdom Empowerment Conference was held in Lagos on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th of May, 2018 at Landmark Events Centre, Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos. The conference started at 9:00am on Friday. The teaching session lasted from 9:00am to 5:00pm and an open healing session was held from 6:00pm to 9:00pm on both days.
Over 1,500 Participants attended from all parts of Nigeria such as Lagos, Ogun, Ibadan, Ogbomoso, Rivers, Abuja and Ilorin. Other Africa countries represented include Ghana, Togo. Participants also attended from the United States of America, Europe and the United Kingdom.
They were leaders of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) and other denomination leaders present at the conference. The Bishop of Rivers State, Bishop Ralph Ebirien led a team of Senior Clergy from Rivers State and also students from the Theological College, Umuahia.
The amazing and colourful worship was led by Pastor Nathaniel Bassey one of the most renowned Gospel Artist in Nigeria. He was energetic and he coordinated the worship and praise session with enthusiasm. The presence of God was felt mightily in the room.
The session was opened by Mr. & Mrs. Femi Bajomo welcoming participants from all over Nigeria and abroad. Pastor Wale Adefarasin, the Senior Pastor of Guiding Light assembly went up to say the opening prayer.
The Guest Speakers were Bishop Joseph Garlington, the Senior Pastor of Covenant Church of Pittsburgh, Dr. Leif Hetland, the President of Global Awareness Mission, Dr. Tom Jones, the Vice President of Global Awakening and Charity Cook of Global Awakening.
Some of the topics taught with passion by the Guest Speakers are: Identity, Covering our Shame, How do we behave? How do we Survive when we are in the middle of the Story and Healing our hearts of wounds and lies.
Church leaders from different denominations were blessed by the teaching. Participants found teaching thought provoking and inspiring. Many participants encountered the Presence of the Lord and were slain in the Spirit.
The evening session began with worship. Dr. Tom Jones taught people who had never laid hands on others the ability to come out and practice and see healings happen through their hands. This was a real eye opener for many and mind shift as a young lady who had never laid hands before got many people healed through her hands.
As part of the activities for the first day, Mrs. Trish Riley, a Kingdom Pastor and Co-Leader of Bethel Sozo Light House London, gave a talk on Bethel Sozo, a unique inner healing ministry. The talk was held in one of the break out rooms at the venue. Some of the Participants present signed up to have Personal Sozo session. To know more about Bethel Sozo, please visit www.bethelsozonetworknigeria.org
On the Second Day worship started at 9:00am, participants trooped in early to begin to worship. Worship was mighty and many were led into the Lord’s Presence. The teaching sessions began after worship.
Dr. Mina Bajomo’s book – Co-Labouring with the Lord was launched on Saturday 12th of May, 2018. The book contains the synopsis of the Kingdom Conference from its inception and how the vison was received and carried out by the Founders of the ministry and the team.
At the next teaching session, Dr. Leif Hetland preached about How to Co-Labour with the Lord.
A healing room was set up for the first time at the conference venue. The healing room was opened at break time for people who need prayer to walk in to be attended to by a member of Lapis Lazuli Ministries Team. It was also opened to those who would like to observe how easy it is for healing to take place. Some healings took place after prayer and these were recorded. On Saturday 12th of May, 2018 Pastor Udy Ntia addressed Pastors/Church Leaders who would like to start the healing ministry in their churches.
There were lot of testimonies from the conference such as a man who walked away without his crutches. He was healed of partial stroke. To read more about testimonies/feedback, please visit our website: www.lapislazuliministries.org