“No Regrets following Christ” -- Chancellor
The first regular Faculty and Senior Staff fellowship of the University for the Year took place on Friday, January 9, 2015, where the Chancellor, Dr. David Oyedepo, enjoined everyone to make followership with God their priority in the New Year.
Quoting from the scriptures in Mathew chapter four and verse 19, “Follow me and I will make you…” Dr. Oyedepo said, “No one genuinely follows Christ and ends in regrets”. He added that following Him would make any human endeavour a cheap success.
The Chancellor emphasised that the benefit of following God does not end with an individual, but extends to generations after him or her. He stated further that following God does not bring people down but ends up in open profiting for them, according to First Timothy Chapter four, verse 15.
Dr. David Oyedepo, however, noted that followership was an individual’s choice, and the quality of each ones engagement would determine his level of profiting. He also prayed for the successful academic activities in the Omega (Second) Semester, which commenced on Monday, January 5, 2015.
The fellowship also featured three presentations, which included “Introducing 2nd Covenant University’s International Conference on African Development Issues (CU-ICADI) 2015,” presented by the Local Organizing Committee Chairman, Dr. Justin Daramola. He gave an overview of preparations toward the successful hosting of event.
There was also a presentation on SCOPUS Indexing by Dr. Sanjay Mistra of the Department of Computer and Information Science, while the Director of International Office and Linkages, Dr. Angela Eni, gave a brief report on the visit to world class Universities in France in company of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Charles Ayo.
Other activities at the fellowship included testimonies of God’s faithfulness, prayer of thanksgiving as well as intercession for the Omega Semester and the New Year.