THE ROLE OF CHRISTIAN CHURCHES IN UPHOLDING MORAL STANDARDS IN KOGI STATE, NIGERIA

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ADAMA, THEOPHILUS

Abstract

In Kogi State, despite there is the culture of regular worship, punctual attendance to churches, belief in God, the proliferation of churches, preaching over the radio and television and organisation of crusades, the level of moral degeneration is soaring higher in geometrical progression. This paper is designed to examine the place of high moral standards in Christian religion and the role of Churches in fighting moral degeneration in the State. The aim of the study is to reduce or put an end to immoral acts in Kogi State. This research employed the phenomenological method. The research made used of both primary and secondary sources of obtaining pieces of information. The primary source of information was through oral interview conducted with Church leaders across the blocks of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). The data from secondary source were obtained from text books, journals, seminar papers, theses, dissertation and periodicals. The data collected were analysed using descriptive approach. After a logical content analysis, personal interview and dialectical examination of some written works, it was revealed that there is clear evidence of high degree of moral decadence in Kogi State and that the Church through its various organs has been fighting moral ills in Kogi State.

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Christianity, churches, upholding, moral standards and Kogi State

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THEOPHILUS, A. (2018). THE ROLE OF CHRISTIAN CHURCHES IN UPHOLDING MORAL STANDARDS IN KOGI STATE, NIGERIA. Journal of Global Research in Education and Social Science, 12(2), 76-86. Retrieved from http://ikpress.org/index.php/JOGRESS/article/view/4277
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