Her Grace Archbishop Prof. Cynthia Adaoma Josephson Was Born Into The Family Of Pastor (Barrister) Charles Obioma Wadibia, Who Hails From Ahabambu Autonomous Community In Obingwa Lga Of Abia State, Nigeria. She’s The Eldest Daughter Of Five Children.
Archbishop Prof. Cynthia Adaoma Josephson is married to Archbishop Prof. Dennis Ikechukwu Josephson, of Ubaha village, Ndiowu town, Orumba North L.G.A Anambra State, Nigeria. Archbishop Prof. Dennis Ikechukwu Josephson Founder, National Holy Ghost Church Of Christ Int’l. Inc (N.H.G.C.C). They Are Blessed With 10 Children, Biological And Step Children.
Archbishop Prof. Cynthia Adaoma Was Caught Up And Perhaps Primed For Her Present Exalted Position By God Early In Life. At Age 7, Little Cynthia Had Developed Love For The Things Of Christ At Her Former Church , Watchman Catholic Charismatic Renewal Movement In Lagos.
Archbishop Cynthia Adaoma Josephson Attended Animashum Primary School, Ijeshatedo Lagos, And Obtained Her First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) In 1998, By 2003 She Got Her Senior Secondary Certificate Of Examination (SSCE), And Enrolled Into Abia State University For A B.SC Degree Course In Food Science And Technology In 2004.
She Graduated In 2009, Did Her Mandatory National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) In 2010 And Went Back For Her MBBS Degree In 2012. She Has Rounded Off Her Second MBBS Examination Preparatory To Becoming A Medical Doctor. She Has Had Awards Of Excellence From Christ The Ark Of Salvation And National Holy Ghost Church Of Christ (NHGCC).
Ordination As Youngest Archbishop In Africa
Having Been Snapped Up Early In Life By God, Her Creator Prepared Her For The Present Position In NHGCC, Her Educational Pursuit Not Being A Barrier. While Studying For Her Various Degrees, Her Husband Archbishop (Prof) Dennis I. C. Josephson Imparted The Spirit Of God Into Her Repeatedly At Church Gatherings.
In 2014 During NHGCC Golden Jubilee Celebration, He Imparted Into Her The Power Of The Holy Spirit. In January 2015 During A Combine Service At The Headquarters In Ndiowu, He Repeated It And Continued The Sequence Every Month Till October That Year. Archbishop Josephson Also Closely Mentored And Monitored Her Spiritual Development While Grounding Her On The Word Of God And Faith.
At A Point, He Would Invite Cynthia To Pray For A Visitor Who Had Come Seeking Solution To His Problems And Asked Her To Prophesy To The Visitor About Whatever The Lord Revealed To Her. This Method Of Mentorship Ran For Another Eight Months And Having Certified That The Lord Was Truly Speaking Through Her; He Gave Her Express Permission To Prophesy Publicly.
Her First Trial Was At The Church Service At The Lagos Provincial Headquarters In Oshodi, When Papa, After Ministration, Gave The Microphone To Cynthia And Asked Her To Prophesy Any Message The Lord May Have Given To Her While He Was Ministering. She Did.
From That Day, The Spirit Of The Lord Exploded In Her; Driving Her To Preach The Word Of God And Prophesy Even To Passers-By.
At A Point, She Thought It Was Abnormal And Began To Beg Papa To Pray For Her Deliverance. But Her Husband Merely Laughed It Off And Asked If She Still Did Not Known The Reason God Brought Her Into His Life.
On May 29th, 2016 During The Church Service At The Headquarters In Ndiowu, Papa, After His Ministration And In The Presence Of A Bishop From The Grace Of God Ministry And Rev. Johnson U. Umunna—The President Of PAMA With Other High Dignitaries Seated, Declared Publicly What He Was Mandated Four Years Earlier, To Do By Heaven .
With That He Poured Anointing Oil Upon His Wife And Professed: “Anybody Fighting This Woman Should Stop Doing So Because The Spirits Following Me Are Now Following Her.
I Pronounce You Archbishop And I Transfer The Work To You. Start The Work Now; He Said Amidst Wailing By His Wife. The Enthronement Was Later Performed On 26th November 2016.
History Was Made As It Was Exciting, Great, Manifold Grace And Joy Upon The Members Of National Holy Ghost Church Of Christ (NHGCC),Int’l, As Friends, Relations And Well Wishers Gathered To Honour The Ordination Ceremony.
It Was Without Doubt A Humbling Experience And Scenario As Gods Choice Servant, Dr. Mrs. Cynthia Adaoma Josephson, A Very Young Pretty Woman Stepped Into An Oversized Shoes Of 57years Anointing And Grace, Confirming Words Of Prophesies Over Her Life Since Childhood Which Has Glaringly Manifested.
Archbishop. Prof. Cynthia Adaoma Josephson, Conducted her first official assignment by likewise ordaining “14 BISHOPS ELECT“, respectively decorated them with their staff of office and rings symbolizing their eternal marriage with Christ. she humbly achieved a feat yet to be accomplished by anyone in the history of Pentecostalism in Nigeria.
For whom he calls, he first anoints and then glorifies. Archbishop Cynthia Josephson Is Also The President Of National Holy Ghost Church Of Christ Women Wing (World Wide).
With this favour and accelerated grace in her life, today she’s being celebrated as the youngest Archbishop in Africa and the 2nd female Archbishop in Nigeria after Archbishop Margret Idahosa – the wife of Late Archbishop Benson Idahosa – father of Pentecostalism in Nigeria. From every indication, the noble transfer of power marks a new dawn and next level for the young Archbishop whose prophetic touch and style of worship has attracted a huge attendance of amazing miracles in healings, deliverances, prosperities and fruitfulness that have characterized her ministry. Her thrust and mission has always been on the timeless old path method of worship to God.
May 2013 – AWARD OF LOVE & LONG LIFE. From N.H.G.C.C
26th April 2015 – OUTSTANDING PERSONALITY OF DISTINCTION LEADERSHIP AWARD From NHGCC LAGOS PROVINCIAL HEAD QUATERS OSHODI.
26th Dec 2015 – MERIT AWARD AS ADA DI ANYI NMA From EZIUKWU WADIBIA FAMILY MEETING.
2018 – WOMAN OF THE YEAR From Symbol Of Hope Foundation (NGO).
DISTINGUISHED AFRICAN WOMAN OF COURAGE AWARD. On International Women’s Day, From UNITED NATIONS, Powered By SYMBOL OF HOPE FOUNDATION(NGO)
6th Jan 2019 – CHAMPION OF RELIGIOUS PEACE AND UNITY INTERNATIONAL MERIT AWARD By Peshua Embassy Of Churches Int’l.Inc. African Chapter.
30th June 2019 – OUTSTANDING CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP AWARD. On International Womens Day 2019, From UNITED NATIONS, Powered By SYMBOL OF HOPE FOUNDATION(NGO).
1st Dec 2019 – ELDERS AWARD FOR SACRIFICES AND CONTINUED LABOUR IN BUILDING THE CHURCH AND SPREADING THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST.
25th Nov 2021- CHARTERED FELLOWSHIP AWARD AS EMINENT PEACE AMBASSADOR. BY INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WORLD PEACE ADVOCATES, UNITED NATIONS PEACE VOLUTEERS.