Pastor Jimmy Odukoya Announced New General Overseer, Fountain of Life Church

Pastor Jimmy Odukoya Announced New General Overseer, Fountain of Life Church
Following the demise of his father, Pastor Taiwo Daniel Odukoya, popular Nollywood Actor, Pastor Jimmy Odukoya, the son of Bimbo and Taiwo Odukoya, has been named the Senior Pastor of the Fountain of Life Church.

This announcement was made during the church's service at its headquarters Lagos on Sunday, 17th September, 2023.

Addressing the congregation, Pastor Rotimi Okpaise, a pastor at the church, said the late Pastor Taiwo Odukoya confided in the Board of Trustees members about the succession plan before his demise. Pastor Okpaise said the BoT unanimously elected Jimmy as the Senior Pastor and chairperson of the board.

Pastor Jimmy Odukoya, who preached his first sermon as the General Overseer of the Fountain of Life Church is a Nollywood actor and musician who started his acting career in 2016 after featuring in 'Baby Shower'. He has played one of the lead roles — Oba Ade — in Netflix's 'Woman King' movie and has also been featured in movies like 'Lifting the Veil', 'I am Nazzy', and 'Oga Pastor', among others.

Preaching in a sermon titled “The Jordan Process”, Pastor Jimmy read from the book of Joshua 1:1-9 and taught that the battles a man is  fighting today are not directed at his “today” but at his “tomorrow”. Going further, he also taught that the mantle is the portion of the anointing that comes on an individual to function in purpose.

In his new role as General Overseer, Pastor Jimmy Odukoya has said that he is committed to building on his father's legacy and continuing to grow the Fountain of Life Church into a global ministry that touches the lives of people worldwide.

Aside from his acting career, Pastor Jimmy Odukoya is also a motivational speaker, dancer, and fitness enthusiast. He has been nominated for the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award in the "Best Supporting Actor of the Year" category.

In January 2021, in an interview with actress, Iretiola Doyle, he revealed that being a pastor does not in any way affect his acting career According to him, "How does being a pastor affect my acting career? I don't believe it, some people have different opinions, one is if I am an actor, I should be a Christian actor and I say there is no such thing.

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