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Happy birthday to former General Evangelist, CAC Worldwide, Prophet Abiara



By 'Gbenga Bankole


One of the Prophets and leaders the history book of Christ Apostolic Church, Worldwide, can never forget is Prophet Samuel Kayode Abiara. The Spiritual Giant who was the 4th General Evangelist of CAC Worldwide was born on this day 77years ago.



Prophet Abiara was born on August 8, 1942 at Erinmo-Ijesa, Osun State.  He had his primary education at Saint Peter’s Anglican School, Erinmo-Ijesa between 1949 and 1954.  He attended CAC Theological Seminary, Ile-Ife, Osun State in 1982.  He furthered his theological training at Saint John University Mission, Luciana, USA in 1986 and Internatonal Bible Institute and Seminary, Florida, USA in 1987.



He was called into the ministry of evangelism in 1963.  Prior to his call, He worked as a Casual Worker for various construction companies within Erinmo-Ijesa between 1953 and 1959; Office Clerk, J. A. Agoro General Merchant, Ibadan in 1959 (who later became a great help to him in his ministerial calling).  As a Clergy, he planted CAC Agbala-Itura (Worldwide) in 1963 and has since founded its branches all over the world.  He founded Christ International Evangelical Ministry (an interdenominational evangelical group) in 1984; Christ International Divinity College (an affiliate of Acadia University, Canada) in 1986 (of which he became its Chancellor).  He rose to the rank of Deputy General Evangelist (DGE) in Christ Apostolic Church (Worldwide) in 1998.



He was appointed the General Evangelist, CAC (Worldwide) in December, 2006 and officially retired two years ago. He was succeeded by Prophet Hezekiah Oluboye Oladeji.

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