A break away Church of House of Refuge (HOR),His steps Assembly (HISTEPS) had its Inaugural Service with over 300 worshipers in attendance.
The first service of the new Church started at exactly 8:30am with many people coming from HOR as first comers,and with the believe that they will become the pioneer members of the new church.
The founder and the vision conceiver,Pst Barry Ausom Shaida while addressing the jubilant worshipers said HISTEPS has a guiding principles on the foundation of “Love and compassion.”
Using 1 peter 2:21 to admonished the congregants of the Assembly said following the steps of Jesus, is a fact,and what they were called to do,because:
“The Messiah also suffered for you and Left an example for you to follow in his steps.” He charged
Barry emphasised that Love and Compassion formed the cardinal vision to be like Christ, and the mission of the church is to raise kingdom citizens that will walk in the footsteps of our Lord Jesus.
“We are going to work in the foot steps of our Lord,it is a must not an alternative” He Said
According to him the church is standing on a tri-pot stand, having the Core values of integrity, seeing God’s kingdom, service to God in sincerity, teaching every man in wisdom, serving God in an excellent way and believers shall prosper when they constantly read God’s word.
“As Him alone shall we follow… If anyone would come after me,let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” He said
The invited Speaker,who has being a covenant and a bosom Friend of the host pastor (Barry),Daniel Gabon spoke on pure and true love for humanity.
Daniel took a biblical text from Mathew 16:13,preached that believers does not have an excuse,they must be like Christ.
“Unless You follow Christ you can’t be like him.” He said
Recall that HOR is one of the fast growing Pentecostal Church in Yola and Taraba with existence span of 14 years under the leadership of Pst Biyasa Abraham and Pst Barry as one of the arrow-head leader that started the ministry