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The Church of Heavenly Christians (Ijo Mimo ti Kristi lati Orun wa, in yoruba and A Gun Wiwe Olon Ton in fongbè) is a recently born African syncretic faith. It was founded in Porto Novo (Benin) in 1947 by a Yoruba carpenter, "Samuel Oshoffa". The latter, following a vision, was able to perform miracles. The movement then spread to Nigeria (Ikeja, Lagos) quickly and with great success throughout West Africa.
He absorbed various elements of the Protestant Christian...
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