Biography of Bishop David Abioye

Bishop David Olatunji Abioye is the First Executive Vice President of the Living Faith Church Worldwide. With over 30,000 worshippers, he is currently the Senior Pastor of Living Faith Church, Goshen City, km 26 Abuja-Keffi Road - Nigeria, West Africa.
Biography of Bishop David Abioye

Born on March 11, 1961, Bishop David Abioye is a Nigerian Christian author and preacher. He was born into the family of Pa and Mrs Abioye from Kwara State, and grew up to studied Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ilorin. He worked as a lecturer at Open Cast Polytechnic, Auchi, from 1985 till 1985.

While still lecturing at the Polytechnic, he wanted to start a technological firm to solidify his finances. However, when he met Bishop David Oyedepo, founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide, at a Christian Student Fellowship in the 1980's, he was inspired by the what he saw as his passion and love for God. He was the first Choir Master of Bishop Oyedepo and over the years, their relationship transcends from brotherly friendship to a spiritual mentorship and more. 

After the departure of Bishop Dr. David Oyedepo to Lagos, Bishop David Abioye was the senior pastor of Garden of Faith, Kaduna, which was the former national headquarters of the church. In 1993, he became a bishop in the church.

As an author, Bishop David Abioye has published over 10 Christian, inspirational and motivational books, mini books, magazines and other resources. They include:
  • Making the Most of Opportunity
  • Productive Thinking
  • The Lifestyle of Faith
  • Wisdom From Above
  • Releasing The Creative Power of The Mind
  • Overcoming Stagnation
  • Courage for Conquest
  • Creating a New Beginning
  • Experiencing God in Prayer
  • Stewardship the Pathway to Honour
  • Spiritual apprenticeship
  • Strategies for Success

A graduate of mechanical engineering, he gave his life to Christ at a tender age and since then, he has found the greatest joy in his calling and assignment. Before answering the call into full-time ministry, Bishop Abioye worked briefly at the then Open Cast Polytechnic, Auchi between 1985 and 1986 as a lecturer

Bishop David Abioye accepted the call of God upon his life to start-up ministry as a preacher at a time where ministers of the gospel were largely seen as failures or tagged nuisance, in fact, some of them were literally disowned by their parents and family members for taking to such vocation.

Describing the situation of that time, he said, “…. I and my wife, newly wedded then had to start up in a small cubicle for an apartment. Among my most priceless possession was my face cap and a 6 spring mattress”

David O. Abioye is a Pastor of long-standing experience under the ministry of his life-time mentor, Bishop David Oyedepo who is the President of the Living Faith Church, worldwide (aka Winners Family).
He described his contact with Bishop David Oyedepo which dates back to early 1980 as a mystery. It was in a Christian Students’ Fellowship, he said. Hearing him speak ignited fire into my spirit, I found in him a man who was pursuing God the way I desired to pursue after God. Thus, he immediately attracted me.

Bishop David Abioye was among the seven founding members of the world-renowned Living Faith Church, a.k.a Winners Chapel at its commencement with its first gathering at the garden of faith church Barnawa Kaduna state, Nigeria. Ever since then, till date, his loyalty and support to the work of God, in the hands of his lifetime mentor and spiritual father, the very respected Bishop David Oyedepo. (President of L.F.C worldwide) has been unquestionable. This has been so far over three decades now and continuing.

Apart from focusing on the core messages of the church, which include Faith, Prosperity and Signs and Wonders, he is also gifted in motivating the saints of God towards spiritual stewardship, victorious Christian living and developing an intimate relationship with God. Bishop David .O. Abioye is also a renowned keynote speaker in both religious and secular conferences around the world. He has authored several Christian literature and leadership books

Bishop David Abioye is happily married to his heartthrob, Pastor Mrs Mary A. Abioye, and together, they are blessed with three children; David Jnr., Ruth and Daniel.

Bishop David Abioye is active on social media. You can connect with him via his official handles on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and X


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