By Charles Kumolu
INTERNATIONAL gospel musician, Don Moen was among gospel artistes of global repute, who gathered in Lagos at the 2014 edition of the annual music concert of the House on The Rock Church to seek for divine intervention in Nigeria.
Tagged: Experience 2014, the event was an avenue for both foreign and local gospel artistes to appreciate God and beg for his mercy ahead of the 2015 general elections.
Described as the biggest gospel concert in Africa, the forum which was held at Tafawa Balewa Square, attracted hundreds of worshippers.
Those who performed include: Donnie McClurkin, Israel Houghton, and Chevelle Franklin, Micah Stampley, Midnight Crew, Freke Umoh and Frank Edwards, Sinach, Nathaniel Bassey, Angella Christie, Onos Ariyo and Chioma Jesus.
Also in attendance were Lagos Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship aspirant, Mr. Jimi Agbaje; First Lady of Lagos State, Dame Abimbola Fashola; former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani Kayode and Lady Maiden Ibru.
The Lagos Metropolitan Gospel Community Choir opened the event alongside Sammie Okposo, and thereafter came ministrations from Freke Umoh, Onos Ariyo and Midnight Crew.
There were also moments of prayers for the state of the nation led by several Christian leaders such as Pastor Taiwo Odukoya of the Fountain of Life Church, Rev Sam Adeyemi of the Daystar Christian Centre, Bishops Mike and Peace Okonkwo of the TREM Church, among others intermittently .
Speaking on the theme of the event titled: One Voice One God, founder of House on The Rock Church, Pastor Adefarasin, said: ‘’In the course of nine years from inception, the Experience Lagos has become arguably the largest gospel concert in Africa and indeed one of the largest gospel music concerts in the world with a recorded significant infusion into the Lagos State Economy. This year our theme resonates with our prayers as members of the body of Christ for unity in our great nation Nigeria.”