Daniel Kolenda, successor to renowned evangelist Reinhard Bonnke of the Christ for All Nations Crusade, has arrived Calabar, the Cross River State capital, for a three-day crusade that is expected to attract over three million worshipers nationwide. Speaking with journalists at the Margaret Ekpo International Airport in Calabar shortly on arrival, Kolenda said the Holy Spirit had led the crusade team to preach the gospel and win souls for Jesus Christ.
The crusade has been scheduled to take place at the pavilion of the Cross River University of Technology in Calabar from February 15 to 18. He said the crusade team had rejected several invitations from different parts of the world, adding that the case of Calabar was peculiar. Kolenda, who was welcomed on arrival by top Christian leaders in the state, said, “As with other places that we go, we believe that the Holy Spirit told us to come here. “There are many places in the world that asked us to come, but we told all of them that we were sorry and could not accept the invitation.
“We are in Calabar because the city is where the Holy Spirit asked us to come; and so here we are.” He said the crusade was going to be a “harvest of souls and a wonderful time for salvation in the presence of the Lord.”