“We in Africa are always on the receiving end. We have had human slavery, political slavery, economic slavery and now religious slavery. We in the church are saying no. We are prepared to live by what God says, not what you say. Man shall not sleep with man, woman shall not sleep with woman.
“They are trying to make my God a liar. That I will not accept. If that’s the case, then better to be poor and loyal to God than to have all the money in the world. If we are faithful to God, we can meet all our needs.” (Peter J. Akinola, interview with Glenn McKenzie, AP, The State.com, November 27, 2003)