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You would think that with the chaos going on in the world today, the Church would redirect its attention to more pressing issues. The fact that Nigeria is the poverty capital of the world and corruption and theft has become second nature to our existence are big topics. But you can always count on displaced aggression in this part of the world, and this time it is coming from Pastor Ifeanyi.

Pastor Ifeanyi


A sermon of hers has gone viral where she discussed the trend she had seen in the way women dress to church. She made statements like “Ladies, if you tempt a man with your dressing, he will use you and dump you like the toy that you are”.

She even asked the men in the church, if they see a woman dressed indecently walking up and down, will they not ‘use her and dump her like the toy that she is” to which they all joyfully replied ‘yes’. Well, I never knew that a teaching moment for the way women carry themselves in the presence of God could:

She made statements like “Ladies, if you tempt a man with your dressing, he will use you and dump you like the whore that you are”. She even asked the men in the church, if they see a woman dressed indecently walking up and down, will they not ‘use her and dump her like the toy that she is” to which they all joyfully replied ‘yes’. Well, I never knew that a teaching moment for the way women carry themselves in the presence of God could:

1. Involve so much degradation of women

2. Be reduced to the topic of how men are going to view you and how that affects your marriageability.

Who knew that it was possible to not reprimanded the men for engagement in fornication, but instead use it to make a point against women. A typical pattern that we see time and time again of letting men get away with bad behaviour and placing all the blame on the women.

All very interesting. In addition, she complained that it was “simply a distraction to the ones around you”. The question is, whose fault is it if they are distracted? Were they asked to look?

At the end of this all, maybe this message was important to be heard. She does have some good points in trying to teach women in Lagos about how they represent themselves. However, the delivery was not tactical at all! How are you meant to appeal to new believers with this condescending and judgemental attitude? Also, we aren’t bible experts but, did Jesus not say something along the lines of he who has not sinned should cast the first stone? In fact when a similar situation occurred of a former prostitute Mary Magdalene being judged, Jesus did not turn against her, instead, he embraced her.

What are your thoughts, on this?

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