- A Nigerian church has released a video of pastors praying to deliver a woman from obesity
- Obese woman is seen begging the pastor to deliver her from burden of obesity
A trending video online and on social media where pastors are seen praying for an obese woman to help her lose weight has gotten people gotten people talking about pastors mocking the church.
A trending video on social media has sparked some controversy over arguments that obesity can be cured by prayer, instead of a diet change or an increased rate of exercise.
It seems like in this day and age charismatic churches have become a form of one-stop-shop fixer upper for all kinds of problems, from a solution to poverty, a medicine for sickness, and now a cure for obesity.
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In one part of the video, an obese woman can be seen spreadeagled on the floor, begging the "man of God" to deliver her from the burdens of obesity, saying that she's been inflicted with the burden for two years.
The video was taken in a charismatic church by the name of Christ Mercyland, in of their chapels in Nigeria. The video's publishing has raised questions concerning the conduct of new churches and their pastors, something many have said has deteriorated over the years.
Checkout the full video below:
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