Apostle Ebenezer Hagan, the Youth Ministry Director of The Church of Pentecost, has called on the youth to embrace “Vision 2028,” urging them to play their part in ensuring its successful implementation.
Vision 2028, also referred to as “Possessing the Nations (Phase 2),” is the five-year strategic vision of the Church spanning 2023 to 2028, which aims at “unleashing the whole church to transform the world with the values and principles of the Kingdom of God.”
Speaking on the topic: “Rise Up To Your Role In Vision 2028 As A Young Person,” at the Oduman Central Assembly on Friday, November 24, 2023, Apostle Hagan highlighted six crucial aspects of Vision 2028, stressing that it serves as a collective call for all members to be unleashed into the world.
He emphasised that this call encompasses the entire church, including individuals and ministries, and is focused on the profound goal of transforming the world.
“Vision 2028 is not just about going out; it’s about going out with a purpose – to transform the world with the Gospel of Christ,” Apostle Hagan declared, adding: “We carry the message of repentance for sinners and the Kingdom principles that can dispel the darkness in the world.”
Drawing inspiration from 1 Peter 2:9-10, the Youth Director reminded the youth of their identity as children of God, emphasising that they are not ordinary but bearers of God’s transformative Word.
“God’s work is done through you; His Word can be used to bring about change in the world,” he affirmed.
Quoting Acts 1:8, Apostle Ebenezer Hagan underscored the mandate of Christians to preach the good news, starting within their immediate circles.
He encouraged the youth to break down barriers and live by the principles of the kingdom of God, urging them to study the Word and always stand for truth and righteousness.
“You do not need to be a Bible scholar to do God’s work. Share the goodness of God, talk about His attributes and virtues, and let your light shine among men,” he charged.
Report by Youth Ministry Media.