By Vincent Kalu
Founder and Senior Pastor of Ikorodu, Lagos-based Joy Cometh Ministries (JCM), Olaitan Aromolaran is an unassuming cleric whose evangelistic missions have been well documented from Nigeria to other parts of Africa, as well as Europe and North America. Besides ministering the gospel to non-believers, the Joy Cometh Ministries has, in the last six years, been involved in incredible humanitarian activities and community service.
In this encounter with Saturday Sun, Pastor Aromolaran recalled his teenage years when he indulged in iniquitous and unethical acts before he got converted mysteriously one night while in the university.
He also spoke about the many humanitarian and philanthropic activities of the church that he started.
The Joy Cometh Ministries was six last November. How has the journey been?
Beginning a new thing always comes with challenges. There is no man that can ever walk on the water except he comes out from the boat, and walking on the water would not even be easy, but God has been on our side; He has been so faithful.
You left your former church, The Redeemed Christian Church of God, as a provincial evangelist, at a time you were known and people were expecting you to even achieve more in that church. What propelled that decision?
God is a God of process, a God of purpose and a God of time. Before He showcases a man; before He builds a man, He must make resources available in order to pass through places. He said…