Pastor Taiwo Odukoya
Taiwo Odukoya is the senior pastor of The Fountain of Life Church, a ministry with a mission to provide a home for the lost; guide those in search of direction, purpose and calling; and raise a people who are committed to making a difference. Prior to going into full-time ministry, Pastor Taiwo Odukoya worked as a petroleum engineer with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for 12 years.
From its humble beginning in 1992, The Fountain of Life Church is today a network of ministries with thriving parishes in the United Kingdom, United States of America, Switzerland and South Africa. It also has missions to Kenya, Central Africa Republic, Republic of Benin, Côte d'Ivoire and Togo. He is the host of Discovery for Men, Discovery for Women, The Woman Leader, and Ruth and Boaz quarterly meetings that reach out to thousands of men and women from all walks of life and denominations. His messages centre on building successful relationships and enterprises, as well as leadership development.
Pastor Taiwo is an avid believer in the role of the church in the social and economic life of the nations. This is clearly expressed in the various social initiatives of The Fountain of Life Church, which include: Grace Springs Medical Centre,a fully equipped hospital that caters mainly to the less privileged; Education Support Project,which serves to augment the infrastructural deficits of several public schools in her immediate neighbourhood, Ilupeju Lagos, Nigeria whilst providing scholarships to outstanding students and incentives for teachers; Grace Springs Home, which has continued to serve as a rehabilitation centre for street urchins; Grace Springs Vocational Centre,amongst others.
Pastor Taiwo Odukoya is a radio host, newspaper columnist and the author of several bestselling books including Unleash Your God-Given Potential, Limitless, The Proof, 120 Days of Victory, 121 Days of Blessings, 125 Days of Favour, Portrait of a Champion, and Home Affairs. He lives in Lagos, Nigeria with his wife, Pastor Nomthi, and their children.