Casting of Concrete for Car Park Commences

Workers casting concrete to make bases for the Car Park at the Blessing Centre


In the quest to meet our 22nd December 2012 deadline to complete the Blessing Centre. Bishop Joe Imakando appealed to the congregation on Sunday 23rd September for people to respond by donating materials such as river sand, 20mm stones, quarry dust and cement.


The critical area of need is the drive way and car park which needs to be complete in order for us to paint external walls of the Blessing Centre.

In addition, the school of ministry, Gym, Clinic and Media are the outstanding works of putting ceiling, doors need to be completed.


We appeal to you to tap into the anointing of completion.


For donations, contact:

Deacon Luke: 0977 803 423

Deacon Mutale: 0977 422 968

Elder Machiya: 0979 415 130

Elder Lwabila: 0977 781 627

Business Discussion

Bishop Joseph Imakando had a business discussion with business persons at North Western Chamber of Commerce in Solwezi on Sunday December 7th 2008, where he was invited to meet business Christian men and women.

During the discussion, Bishop Imakando advised Christian business persons to observe ethical norms, principals and values of Christianity whenever they were conducting business.
Quoting from Deuteronomy 8:18, “remember that it’s the Lord your God who gives the power to become rich”. Bishop added that it is God who gives wealth.“As children of God maintain integrity and transparency in your business ventures, corrupt business will never last for a long time. It’s better for you to prosper bit by bit, than to acquire fast and unclean money.” Bishop advised.

And answering to a question about how believers could conduct their business in a Christian nation? Bishop Imakando responded that a nation could only be called a Christian nation if only people who were involved were Christians.
"As believers we have to lead by example, consider integrity in pricing. The pricing system in Zambia is very high. Business persons make super profits. As believers don’t make exploited prices. Also give good wages to your employees, avoid slave wages. Don’t envy those who acquire wealth by scrupulous means. Just maintain discipline in your business”.

Mean while, when answering to another question, global financial crisis, where is God?
Bishop said the financial crisis was due to greediness by mankind, and that God was not the source of the problem. Bishop assured that many nations in Africa would not feel much effects of financial crisis being experienced in America.

He further advised that, “when you see a project at hand, as a believer look for an opportunity in it, find your share. Jacob after he worked for Laban for 14 years, he thought of running his own affairs. When you start your business you will be your own boss. Business is about risk taking”.

And when answering to another question on the causes of poor performance of businesses managed by black people as compared to that by white people? Bishop responded, that colour of skin had nothing to do with poor running of businesses. He attributed this to lack of running businesses without principles.
“The problem is that when a black man has money, they want to spend it on luxury things. Be cautious of your expenditure from the profits you are making." The other thing that can support smooth running of business by black people is by soliciting for joint ventures where you put up your capital together. Also keep records in your business affairs.

And as Christian business individuals you should be able to donate to charities, according to Proverbs 11:24-25, it’s another way of blessings.

We need to change our mentality towards business. Then we will be a people who shall make a difference”. Bishop advised

Business Development Manager

Bread of Life church international seeks to recruit a Business Development Manager:

Qualifications and experience:

  • Member of Bread of Life Church
  • Degree in either Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, Accounting, Economics or any social science or intermediate level of a professional qualification such as ACCA, CIMA, Marketing
  • Two/three years at supervisor/middle management level
  • Mature and self motivated
  • Should be conversant with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word 
  • Marketing skills will be an added advantage
  • Should be able to meet deadlines, be flexible and use initiative
  • Should be good at report writing skills

Business Breakfast with Pastor Mathew Ashimolowo

The successful business breakfast attracted many people who filled up the hall at hotel intercontinental on Friday 6th June 2014.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can one become a Member of BLCI?
To start with, one has to give his or her life to the Lord that is to be born again. After this, one has to through a foundation class which basically aims at grounding the newly born again believer to the basic Christian principles. On completion, of the foundation class one goes through the waters of baptism after which one qualifies to be a member of Bread of Life Church International and will then be encouraged to join one of the many ministries the church has.
What organization is BLCI Affiliated to?
Bread of Life Church is affiliated to the Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia, which fellowship was established in 1964 for the purpose of providing fellowship among the evangelical missionaries serving in Zambia.
When was Bread of Life Church founded?
Bread of Life Church International was founded on 13th September 1992 with a vision of bringing thousands into the kingdom of God. The church, then located on plot 136 Chinyunyu road in Emmasdale had a congregation of 120.
Who is the Presiding Bishop of BLCI?
Bishop Imakando is currently the Presiding Bishop of Bread of life Church International. He also happens to be the founder of Bread of Life Church in August 1992, when while in Lagos Nigeria God gave him the vision that led to the birth of Bread of life Church International.

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