Gospel singer, Mercy Chinwo has condemned the trending #SilhouetteChallenge and has advised women to not partake in it.
In a post on Instagram, the singer urged women to understand their self-worth and to not follow every trend online.
She advised women to desist from imitating the ideals and opinions of the culture around them and be inwardly transformed by the Holy Ghost as she quotes the bible (Romans 12:2 ).
The singer wrote:
“Dear women, you don’t need to follow every trend. Carry yourself with dignity, know your worth.. this is often why you’re different. “
“Let your light so shine before men so that they’ll see your good works (Lifestyle, character) and glorify your Father in heaven.. #ISTANDAGAINSTSILHOUTTECHALLENGE.”
“Stop imitating the ideals and opinions of the culture around you, but be inwardly transformed by the Holy Ghost through a complete reformation of how you think that. this may empower you to discern God’s will as you reside a gorgeous life, satisfying and excellent in his eyes.