Pentecostal Churches In Nigeria: Their Founders And Year Of Foundation


In order to have a clear idea about the churches in Nigeria, here is the list of popular Pentecostal Churches in Nigeria, their founder and the years they were established:

Deeper Christian Life Ministry

  • Founder: William Folorunso Kumuyi
  • Year of foundation: 1982

RCCG – The Redeemed Christian Church of God

  • Founder: Rev. Josiah Olufemi Akindayomi
  • Year of foundation: 1952
  • Now governed by: Enoch Adeboye and his wife


Christ Apostolic Church

  • Founder: Joseph Ayo Babalola
  • Year of foundation: 1941

Living Faith Church Worldwide- Winners

  • Founder: Bishop David Oyedepo and his wife
  • Year of foundation: 1981
Christ Embassy or Believers’ Love World Incorporated
  • Year of foundation: 1990
  • Founder: pastor Chris Oyakhilome


Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries

  • Year of establishment: 1989
  • Founder: Dr. Daniel Kolawole Olukoya


The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Movement

  • Year of establishment: 2002
  • Founder: Lazarus Muoka


Celestial Church of Christ

  • Year of foundation: 1947
  • Founder: Rev. Samuel Bilehou Joseph Oshoffa


The Commonwealth of Zion Assembly

  • Established in 1999
  • Founder: Rev. Biodun Fatoyinbo
TREM – The Redeemed Evangelical Mission
  • Year of foundation: 1981
  • Founder: Mike Okonkwo

Fountain of Life Church

  • Founders: Bimbo Odukoya and Taiwo.
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