President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has commended the Covenant Nations Church headed by Pastor Patience Rwabwogo for its efforts in uniting and pacifying society through preaching the gospel of reconciliation and forgiveness.
President Museveni made the remarks on Saturday at the closing ceremony of a 4-day crusade organized by the Covenant Nations Church at Kabalega Senior Secondary School in Masindi District.
The crusade that ran under the theme: “Light up Bunyoro for Jesus” drew participants from the eight (8) districts of Bunyoro sub-region that include Masindi, Kagadi, Kiryadongo, Buliisa, Kikuube, Hoima, Kibaale and Kakumiro.
Gen. Museveni urged the congregation to embrace the cardinal commandments of loving God with all their heart, mind and body as well as loving their neighbors as they love themselves.
The President also encouraged Pastors to emulate Jesus Christ by following the four dimensions of preaching the gospel, healing the sick, feeding people and hard work.
President Museveni further reminded the citizens of their democratic right to audit their leaders and demand for proper services. He also urged Pastors to preach against corruption to their congregations.
On her part, the 1st Lady Maama Janet Museveni urged the people of Bunyoro to embrace the blessings of the Lord who is giving them another chance to realize their destiny of making the sub-region and Uganda in general prosperous.