Wednesday, April 23, 2014

20 Facts about Bishop David and Faith Oyedepo

If we had many women like Mrs Faith Oyedepo, the world would be a very different place. This is one of the most inspiring stories I have ever read. I culled this article from and I thought to share with you. Enjoy ...

1. She met him at a motor park.

2. She was a university student at GREAT IFE (Obafemi Awolowo University) while he was only a Polytechnic student in Kwarapoly (Remember the discrimination) – she could have snubbed him - but she responded.

3. His friends complained that he was carrying Christianity too zealously as if he was the only Christian - she became zealous too. 

4. He took her to church in 1976 and made her sign an agreement to marry and follow him whether he becomes blind, lame or handicapped… she signed. 

5. Just before he married her, he told her God had sent him to liberate the world (while he was still hopping between jobs) and went on to resign his job; his elder brother lambasted him, she stuck to him. 

6. He told her God had shown him the key to prosperity - she believed. 

7. He told her they would build a 50,000 capacity tent and preach the gospel from private jets-she believed her dreamer lover.

 8. He was too ‘buoyant’ to afford a hotel room on his wedding eve, he slept in his rickety Volkswagen Beetle – she married him. 

9. During a moment of insane faith, he ordered a mad man to be put in his car alone with her while she was pregnant; she remained. 

10. She saw she was dripping blood while pregnant and explained to him that she had a miscarriage, he shouted “It CANNOT happen, can I have my food please” – she served him food. 

11. She just had their first baby and there was no food or money at home. He refused to borrow or ask or take church money and they were drinking/eating “CERELAC Baby food’ for 3 days – she ate with him. 

12. She came to church one day and saw him so excited with few members while waiting for service to start; he explained to her that service was actually over – she laughed. 

13. People kept praying for her and her husband as they seemed to be crazy and needed deliverance-she kept faith.

14. He announced a new Bible school and she knew there was no infrastructural facility; she asked him and he replied “Is it your school”? She kept quiet.  

15. She didn’t know they were going to be flying in customized jets round the world. 

16. She didn’t know he will pastor and she, co-pastor the largest church auditorium in the world. 

17. She didn’t know he will be a father to millions all over the world. 

18. She didn’t know he will be hosted by Presidents and Heads of States of nations. 

19. She didn’t know he will be a Chancellor and Pioneer of one of the best Private-owned Universities in the world…..and six others. 

20. She woke up one day on her sick bed in the USA and unexpectedly saw her hubby who had flown in quietly from Nigeria and had refused to wake her up….. he was kneeling on the floor by her legs and crying ‘Lord, heal her and prove that you sent me”- She got healed miraculously twice. She didn’t know. All she saw was a man with a BIG GOD inside him. Her name is “FAITH”! 


  1. Wow!!! I tap into this Immeasurable Faith and Grace God Bestowed upon them in a Greater Jesus Name...Amen!

  2. Grace at work,food for thot it takes a sister that has a living faith in the Living God to follow a man that has no television, but she has a deep understanding and foresight that she would watch him in the Television very soon because he is a carrier of divine visions and mandate.

  3. I tap into his uncommon grace in Jesus name.