Temitope Balogun Joshua, better known by his nickname TB Joshua, a famed Nigerian televangelist, passed away on Saturday,
his church announced, only hours after presiding over a programme at his Lagos-based megachurch.
Popular Nigerian Televangelist T.B. Joshua Dies at 57
One week before his 58th birthday, Prophet TB Joshua, founder of The Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), passed suddenly. He died of mysterious circumstances that have yet to be determined.
TB Joshua Ministries announced the news on Facebook, writing, “God has brought His servant Prophet TB Joshua home — as it should be by divine will. “Prophet TB Joshua uttered these words at the Emmanuel TV Partners Meeting on Saturday, June 5, 2021. His final hours were dedicated to worship. This is the cause for which he was conceived, raised, and sacrificed.
Thousands of social media followers and worldwide visitors flock to TB Joshua’s church every week for the pastor’s supposedly life-changing prosperity teachings and reported miracles.
The self-declared prophet also operates his own worldwide television network, Emmanuel TV, on which he preaches and promotes his charitable work.
Media reports indicate that his YouTube channel was recently disabled due to recordings in which he claimed to “cure” gay members of his congregation of their sexuality.
South Sudanese leaders are among the many who follow the prophet, who rose to popularity before the 2013 conflict with his prediction of a failed coup attempt against President Salva Kiir.
In November of 2019, after being invited by President Salva Kiir, TB Joshua flew to Juba and delivered a prophetic message in the Presidential Palace, urging the leaders of South Sudan to put aside their differences and usher in an era of peace.
Funeral arrangements have not been made public, but thousands of mourners have already gathered to the SCOAN since his passing. Thanks for read our Article Popular Nigerian Televangelist T.B. Joshua Dies at 57.