…celebrating Baba as He turns 75 years
Celebrating in a great style, doing God’s work as his heart beat has always been-winning souls for God’s kingdom ministering live (Monday Bible Study) at a stadium in Delta state.
Just yesterday, he was at Uyo Township stadium in the state of Akwa-Ibon for a ‘Superlative Sunday Worship’ with the state governor (Governor Udom Emmanuel) in attendance.
He later went to Port-Harcourt for an open air crusade the evening of the same day.
William Folunsho Kumuyi, a former university don popularly called Pastor Kumuyi was born on the 6th of June, 1941 into an Anglican home ‘a very strict Christian home’ where they get up in the morning, read the bible, sang hymns and go to church regularly. A native of Erin-Ijesha, Osun state, Nigeria. He is a Pastor, Author, Televangelist as well as missionary.
He is known and respected for his stand on the subject of Holiness, devotional life and his expository sytle when preaching.
CHILDHOOD AND EDUCATION
Though born into a Christian family, yet without a salvation experience, he proceeded to secondary school where he ‘lost interest in church because our principal taught us athesim’. But on the arrival of a group of singers and preachers from a gospel church, he got born again as a result of their preaching on the 5th of April, 1964. From thence, he devoted his time to reading books by John Wesley, Charles Finney, Charles Spurgeon and lots of other books. He later joined the Scripture Union and grew in leaps and bounds in his christian faith.
In 1961, he completed Hus secondary school education and proceeded to the university of Ibadan where he bagged a first class degree in Mathematics. He pciked up his teaching job at Mayflower school and after five years, he proceeded to University of Lagos for a Postgraduate Certificate in Education becoming a lecturer later in 1973.
“In 1973, while serving as Math lecturer at the university of Lagos, W.F. Kumuyi started a bible study group with 15 university students who had come to home requesting training in the scripture. By the ear 1980’s that small group had grown to several thousand, at which time Deeper Life Bible Church was formerly established. With memebrshil growing by leaps and bounds as records has it that by 1988 the congregation had grown to 50,000 and now numbers 120,000 members, making it the third largest christian church in the world.
Being a man with a great heart for God and souls, Pastor Kumuyi had travelled far and wide through the length and breadth of Africa and beyond to win souls for God’s kingdom.
A teacher by nature coupled with his apostolic calling, he teaches with a systematic and expository approach to God’s word ministering every Monday via satellite, preaching “line upon line and precepts upon precepts.”
Credits: Wikipedia, Dclm.org
More on Pastor Kumuyi’s life to come.
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