Pastor D.K. Olukoya in his New Year message claims that Christmas has its roots in demonic rituals. He further disclosed that this is the main reason why he and his church members don’t celebrate it. Pastor D.K. Olukoya, the founder of Mountain of Fire Ministries, has stated that he and his church members don’t celebrate Christmas.
According to Olukoya who said this during the New Year service, the church doesn’t celebrate it because the roots are “demonic.” The General overseer said: “In Mountain of Fire, we don’t celebrate Christmas because the root is demonic.” He however blasted men of God who hide under the umbrella of being cleric to “mesmerise” their “habitual gullible followers.” He said: “Many a Nigerian pastor swathes himself in that rapacious cloak even as it evolves into an iron cage from which he mesmerizes his habitually-gullible followers, leading them on by a leash, into his iron cage.
“It is on scriptural records that Jesus Christ, when winding up his mission of salvation about two thousand years ago, expressed his ambivalence about finding faith in the world when he returns. “He must have seen with precision the impending decadence awaiting Christendom after his departure. On the other hand, Olukoya urged Nigerians to be mindful of what they say about men of God. He said: “Be careful what you say about a man of God.”