In This Biography
Godman Akinlabi Biography, Ministry, Wife, Networth, Career, Books
- FULL NAMES: Godman Akinlabi
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Oyo State
- DATE OF BIRTH: 28 December 1974
- MINISTRY: The Elevated Church
- WIFE: Bolarinwa
- OCCUPATION: Clergy Men
- NETWORTH: $3-$5M
- EDUCATION: Master’s degree in international diplomacy from The University of Lagos
Godman Akinlabi (born 28 December 1974) is a Nigerian pastor and author, as well as a public speaker, and engineer. He is the pastor of The Elevation Church.
Education and early life
Born on the 28th of December 1974. Godman Akinlabi was born in Igbo Ora in Oyo State, located in the South-Western region of Nigeria. He was raised in Ibadan in the state of Oyo, where he studied at the Government College, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria from 1985 until 1990. He graduated in 1992 and was accepted at the Federal Institute of Technology Akure, Ondo State to pursue a degree in Mining and Mineral Engineering, where he graduated with an undergraduate degree in the form of a bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in 1997.
He earned his master’s degree in international diplomacy from The University of Lagos. He graduated from Manchester Business School, England, and graduated with an MBA.
He began his pastoral ministry with Daystar Christian Centre, where the pastor served in various capacities that included the ushering pastor, preacher, teacher, and pastoral director. He is a member of the faculty of the Daystar Leadership Academy, where the instructor teaches Leadership Development courses over a duration of twelve years.
On October 10, 2010, the pastor who was the senior of Daystar Christian Church, Sam Adeyemi appointed The Elevation Church of which Godman is now its lead pastor.
In July 2016, he co-founded and launched “BelieversConnect“, an application designed with the intention of connecting individuals who are single Christians “with similar desires for a successful marriage.” Based on the popularity of the sermons he preached and which are largely comprised of youths He was cited as one of the top five popular pastors of Nigeria.
Akinlabi has published several books, which include the following:
- The 7 Commandments of Foolishness, April 2014, WestBow Press. ISBN 978-1-4908-1503-9
- Sexuality: Get a Grip (Singles)
- Sexuality Get a Grip (Couples)
- Don’t Waste Your Pain
- Moving from Fear to Faith
- I am Possible
- Burning Questions, Flaming Answers