Pastor David Ibiyeomie Biography, Son, Private Jet, And His Salvation Ministries

Pastor David Ibiyeomie is the general overseer and founder of the Pentecostal church, Salvation Ministries. The very popular pastor, who is also one of the richest pastors in Nigeria, began the church in 1997. Today, it is one of the fastest growing ministries with over thirty branches in different parts of the world, estimated to be worth of N1.5 billion.

Pastor David Ibiyeomie Biography

Pastor David Ibiyeomie was born in Bonny Island, Rivers State on October 21, 1962. His late parents were indigenes of Bolo Town in Ogu/Bolo Local Government Area of Rivers state.

He attended Banham Primary School Port-Harcourt, in Rivers State. For his secondary school education, he went to Government Comprehensive Secondary School, Borikiri, also in Rivers State. In 1980, he got admission to study Microbiology at the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt.

After his education, he gave his life to Christ and attended bible school training at Bishop David Oyedepo‘s Word of Faith Bible Institute, the Bible training arm of the Living Faith Church aka Winners’Chapel. Upon completion, he started a house fellowship with his family at 1689B, Buraimo Kenku Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

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He later relocated to Port Harcourt and started Salvation Ministries (Glorious Chapel) on April 13, 1997, at Plot 35, Birabi Street, G.R.A. Phase 1, Port Harcourt with a little over twenty (20) persons in attendance including himself and his wife. The church continued to grow in size as attendees increased, prompting it to relocate again from its site at Plot 35, Birabi in July 1999, to Plot 17, Birabi Street (its present place).

Salvation Ministries

Salvation Ministries, however, plans to relocate to a permanent site at Igwuruta, along International Airport Road, Port Harcourt. The capacity of the cathedral will place it amongst the largest in the world after completion with the state of the art and hi-tech facilities. It will supposedly cost N5 billion to construct.

Today, Salvation Ministries is one of the fastest growing churches in Nigeria which has blossomed into over 50,000 adult regular worshippers at the headquarters alone aside its branches. And by reason of the teeming population, the church runs five services every Sunday and two services on Thursdays in all their satellite churches also.

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Pastor David Ibiyeomie ministering at Salvation Ministries USA

As part of the divine vision received from God, Pastor David Ibiyeomie runs a virile television outreach named Hour of Salvation in several local stations which also cuts across the nations of the world like Daystar Television (U.S.A), KICC (London), GodTV, Inspiration International (U.K), and BenTV. WJYS (Chicago), MCTV (Chicago), ACBN amongst others.

His television ministry is a multi-million naira project which gulps over N100 million annually.

Aside from his Television Ministry, Pastor David Ibiyeomie has also authored several books. Some of his best sellers include:

  • The Power Of Vision
  • Walking In Divine Health
  • Six Steps To Multiplication,
  • Touch Of Excellence
  • See You At The Top
  • Wonder Of His Grace
  • Recovering Your Inheritance
  • Power Of Small Beginning
  • The Prosperous Family
  • Miracle Hands
  • Living Without Financial Pressure
  • Releasing Your Destiny
  • Created For Distinction
  • Unlimited Success
  • Wisdom For Family Peace
  • Secrets For Generational Impact
  • How To Get Married
  • The Pathway To Greatness
  • Succeeding With Challenges, among many others.

Pastor David Ibiyeomie also runs one of the most vibrant bible schools called Word of Life Bible Institute (WOLBI). It is a non–denominational Institute where the word of God is taught with the aim of equipping Christians with the knowledge to handle issues of life with results.

The school runs three (3) different programmes – Basic Certificate Course, Advanced Certificate Course, Diploma Certificate Course. Several people have passed through this Institute.

He also runs a multi-million naira philanthropic ministry, where he empowers the poor, widows, orphans, offers scholarships to indigents and housing for pastors. All his pastors (over 40) drive the same brand of the jeep he drives and own houses.

In 2004, Pastor David Ibiyeomie was awarded an honorary doctorate degree in divinity from the Bradley University of America.

Family (Son, Wife)

David Ibiyeomie is happily married to Peace Ibiyeomie, who is also a pastor by calling. Together, they have been blessed with a son, David Ibiyeomie Jr.

Pastor David Ibiyeomie Net Worth (Private Jet)

Pastor David ibiyeomie, as mentioned above, is one of Nigeria’s richest evangelists. It is not clear what his net worth really is, but by calculating how much was spent to build his soon to be open megachurch, his tithe said to be in billions of naira paid to his father in the lord, Dr. David Oyedepo, as well as all the philanthropic work he has been doing. They include contributing thousands of dollars to the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital to renovate and buy modern equipment for its pediatrics section, sending relief material to people who have been affected by natural disasters and conflict in places like Jos, Bayelsa, Liberia, etc and giving international faith preacher, Dr. Mike Murdock 1 million dollars as honorarium for coming to his church in Port Harcourt, one can only figure that he is worth billions of naira.

Do not forget that he reportedly owns a private jet to ease his movement as he spreads the word of God.

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