David Oyedepo Biography, Early Life, Age, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

David Oyedepo Biography
David Oyedepo is a Nigerian pastor, architect, businessman, author and the founder/presiding Bishop of the megachurch Faith Tabernacle.
Faith Tabernacle (aka Winners' Chapel International) has over the years grown into a global network of churches with congregations in 65 countries. The organization's headquarters is located in Ota, Nigeria.
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David Oyedepo Profile

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Full name: David Olaniyi Oyedepo
Date of birth: 27th September 1954
Age: 65 years (2020)
Nationality: Nigeria
Place of birth: Osogbo, Nigeria
Parents: Ibrahim Oyedepo (father), Dorcas Oyedepo (mother)
Education: Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin
Spouse: Faith Abiola Oyedepo
Children: Isaac Oyedepo, Love Oyedepo, Joyce Oyedepo, David Oyedepo Jnr.
Occupation: Pastor, architect, author
Net worth: $150 million (2011)

David Oyedepo Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family And Education

David Oyedepo was born on the 27th of September, 1954 at Osogbo, Nigeria but he is a native of Omu-Aran, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State. David's father was a Muslim healer. His mother, Dorcas, was a member of the Holy Order of the Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church (C&S).
David Oyedepo was raised by his grandmother in Osogbo. His grandma was a Christain and introduced him to the virtues of Christian life via early morning prayers which she attended with him.
Oyedepo, on completing his education at the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin started working with the Federal Ministry of Housing in Ilorin. After working briefly, he resigned to concentrate on missionary work. He received a PhD in Human Development from Honolulu University, Hawaii, US.

Christian Life

David Oyedepo gave his life to Christ at the early age of 15, through the influence of his teacher, Betty Lasher, who took an interest in him during his high school days. He further revealed that on May 1981, he got a mandate from God to liberate the world from all oppressions of the devil through the preaching of the word of faith.
The vision led him to the founding of the Liberation Faith Hour Ministries, a movement which later metamorphosed into the present Living Faith Church World Wide (LFCWW).
In 1983, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, ordained David and his wife, Florence Abiola Oyedepo to become pastors and officially commissioned the new church.
David Oyedepo was ordained as a Bishop 5 years later. Oyedepo’s teachings centre on the Word of Faith

Personal Life

In 1982, David Oyedepo got married to Florence Abiola Oyedepo. The marriage is blessed with four children, Isaac Oyedepo, Love Oyedepo, Joyce Oyedepo and David Oyedepo Jnr.

David Oyedepo Books

David Oyedepo is also an author, with more than 50 books to his credit. Some of his books include:
• Understanding The Power Of Faith
• The Turnaround Power Of The Word
• Signs & Wonders Today
• Winning The War Against Poverty
• The Breakthrough Power Of Vision
• Exploits In Ministry
• Not By Power Nor By Might
• In Pursuit Of Vision
• The Unlimited Power Of Faith
• Understanding The Power Of Praise
• Possessing Your Possession
• The Wisdom That Works
• On Eagle’s Wings
• Maximise Destiny
• Pillars Of Destiny
• Understanding Financial Prosperity
• Walking In Dominion
• Walking In Newness Of Life
• Exploits Of Faith
• Understanding Your Covenant Right
• Exploring the Riches of Redemption
• Anointing For Exploits
• Winning Invisible Battles
• Anointing For Breakthrough
• Success Systems
• Breaking Financial Hardship
• Success Strategies
• Walking In The Miraculous
• Commanding The Supernatural
• Excellency Of Wisdom
• The Winning Wisdom
• The Release Of Power
• Satan Get Lost!
• Manifestations Of The Spirit
• Overcoming Forces Of Wickedness
• Walking In Wisdom
• The Healing Balm
• You Shall Not Be Barren!
• Fulfilling Your Days
• Exploring The Secrets Of Success
• Understanding Divine Direction
• Breaking The Curses Of Life
• The Force Of Freedom
• Winning Prayer
• Understanding Vision
• All You Need To Have All Your Needs Met
• Miracle Meal
• The Shower Of Blessing
• Keys To Divine Health
• Understanding The Anointing
• Ruling Your World
• Riding On Prophetic Wings
• Towards Mental Exploits
• Winning Faith
• Put Your Angels To Work
• Operating In The Supernatural
• Born To Win
• The Blood Triumph
• The Hidden Covenant Of Blessing
• Miracle Seed
• Keys To Answered Prayer
• Covenant Wealth
• Conquering Controlling Powers

Awards And Recognitions

Bishop David Oyedepo's philanthropic activities across Africa have earned him a good number of awards and recognitions.
Some of them include:
• Name Inscribed in the Jerusalem 3000 Scroll #102268 (1990)
• Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Bethel Graduate School of Technology (1990)
• Frontline Christian Author of the Year, ECOWAS International Gold Award (1996)
• Enlisted on International Who is Who of Intellectuals, International Biographical Centre, 13th Edition (1998)
• Recognition of Leadership in Enhancing Academic and Research Excellence in Higher Education, Southern University and A&M College (2011)
• Distinguished Award for Excellence in Education, Administration, and Leadership, Obafemi Awolowo University (2012)
• Business Leadership Award, Gtext Media And Investment Limited (2018)
• Man of Dignity, Global Care International

David Oyedepo Net Worth

Bishop David Oyedepo is one of the wealthiest pastors in the world, and the richest in Nigeria. Apart from being the founder of the David Oyedepo Ministries International, he is also the Chancellor of Covenant University, Ota and Landmark University, Omu Aran.
In June 2011, Forbes estimated him to have a net worth of $150 million. That must have increased greatly now, looking at the number of things he has achieved over the past few years.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Bishop David Oyedepo on:
Twitter @DavidOyedepoMin
Instagram @DavidOyedepoMin

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