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Biography of Bishop T.D Jakes

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Thomas Dexter Jakes, Sr., was born on June 9, 1957, in South Charleston, West Virginia, to businessman and entrepreneur Ernest, Sr. and educator Odith. The fondling of three children, Jakes was known in his community as “the Bible boy.” However, due to his slight lisp, he was told he would never preach.

When Dexter was ten years old, his father developed kidney failure. Jakes and his mother cared for him until his death in 1973. Jakes preached his first sermon in 1976 and was officially ordained in 1979. He met his wife Serita Ann Jamison while guest preaching at her neighborhood church. In 1981, the two were married.

In the year “1980”, at the age of 23, Jakes established the Temple of Faith Church in Montgomery, West Virginia, a storefront church with only ten members. Jakes worked simultaneously at the Union Carbide to keep his ministry afloat. Friends International Christian University awarded Jakes his B.A. degree in biblical studies in 1985, his M.A. degree in biblical studies in 1990, and his D.Min. in 1995.

In 1987, Jakes was ordained into the Bishopric, and in 1992, he first preached Woman, Thou Art Loosed, a sermon that addressed the pain of women. The next year, Jakes launched a weekly television broadcast on the Trinity Broadcasting Network, catapulting himself into the world of televangelism. In 1994, he began his weekly broadcasts on Black Entertainment Television, and that same year, he initiated the first ManPower conference, designed to motivate men in their relational and community roles.

Thomas Dexter Jakes

In 1996, after moving his congregation from small town to small town in West Virginia, Jakes moved his family and fifty other church employees to Dallas where they established the Potter’s House. The first church service drew more than 2,000 people, and since then, the membership has grown to more than 30,000. In 1998, Jakes founded the Metroplex Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and established Clay Academy in the heart of Capella Park, a mixed-use, “new urbanism” community.

One of PBS Religion and Ethics Newsweekly’s “Top 10 Religious Leaders” in 2000, Jakes holds a place in the Black Americans of Achievement series, The Encyclopedia of African-American Christian Heritage, as well as the Who’s Who Among African Americans. In 2000, Jakes served as the keynote speaker at the annual conferences of the National Council of Black Mayors, the National Black Police Association, and the 2000 Congressional Black Caucus.

In 2001, Time magazine and CNN distinguished Jakes as America’s Best Preacher, and the next year, Savoy magazine named him one of the “Top 100 Powers That Be.” In 2009, President Barack Obama asked Jakes to deliver the morning service before the historic Presidential Inauguration.

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Thomas Dexter Jakes, having spent over thirty years in the ministry, is also the author of more than twenty books and a Grammy-award winning gospel musician. Currently, Bishop Jakes lives in Dallas with his wife, Serita. They have five children and two grandchildren.

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Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin Biography, Date Of Birth, Age, Net Worth

Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin Biography, Date Of Birth, Age, Net Worth

Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin was given birth to in Burutu Warri, Delta State. He is the initiator of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry (CMDM) Warri Delta State, Nigeria which was established on 3rd April 2010. on this post we will view Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin biography, date of birth,age, net worth

Full name: Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin

Date of birth: 15 February 1972

Age: 48 years

Spouse: Anthonia Fufeyin

Net worth: $5.5

Nationality: Nigeria

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Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin Biography, Date Of Birth, Age, Net Worth

Early Life

Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin was born in Burutu Warri, Delta State, Nigeria on 15 February 1972 into the family of late Pa Steven Toboukeyei fufeyin as the 22nd of thirty children and the 3rd child out of four from his mother’s side.

He had his primary education at Zuokumor Primary School in 1981 to 1986. And his secondary education was at Gbesa Grammar School Ojobo, 1986 to1992.

He was a meticulous business man who attempted many trades during his youth to make ends meet but come across Jesus on his journey in the journey to make a living

After his meeting with God at the mountain top, he began a little communion with God’s children under the authority of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries as a house fellowship controller where he preached to people.

In an attempt to advance his heavenly purpose regardless of trials to prevent his dream by the great power of God, Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministries was established to convey the work of God

Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin is the General Overseer of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministries and the President of Mercy Television.

Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin is happily married to Anthonia Fufeyin and they are blessed with 4 children namely Harriet, Kindness, Goodness and Happiness

Net worth

Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin net worth is rated $5.5 Million Dollars

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Pastor Lazarus Mouka’s Biography, Career, Early Life & Net worth

Pastor Lazarus Mouka's Biography, Career, Early Life & Net worth

Pastor Lazarus Muoka is a Nigerian pastor, author and general overseer of one of the biggest churches in Nigeria, The Lords Chosen Charismatic Revival Ministries. On this post we we’ll view Pastor Lazarus Mouka’s biography, career, early life & net worth

Before becoming a pastor, he went into importation of motor parts and he had an office in Lagos. After his repentance, he helped as a minister for several years under the Watchman Catholic Charismatic Renewal Movement before God called him to establish his own church.

Full Name: Lazarus Muoka

State: Imo

Spouse: Joy Muoka

Nationality: Nigerian

Career: Pastor and Author

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Early Life

Lazarus Mouka was given birth to in a Catholic family and was brought up in that parochial background. He had a very modest background & also humble roots. He was given birth to in Mgbidi, Oru West, L.G.A of  Imo State, Nigeria.

After his primary & secondary education at Mgbidi he went in search of greener fields in Lagos in 1975 where he learnt the vehicle spare parts business and was committed in it.

It paid him off generously in facilitating him establish his own spare part business before God interjected his works and required for his services in the Kingdom.

Pastor Lazarus Mouka’s Biography, Career, Early Life & Net worth

Personal Life

Pastor Lazarus Muoka lives a very conventional life and all he does is being uttered by God, including relaxation. He is married to Joy Muoka and they are blessed with two children.

His first son, Joshua Muoka got married to his wife Ifunanya Favour Muoka on 26th January, 2019 & some months later, his daughter Ruth Ifunanya Muoka married her husband Bro Lucky Oha.

Pastor Lazarus has authored only a handful of books and that is understood judging from when he started out on his own to establish his church and some of his books includes.

  1. How God Called Me
  2. Mark My Words
  3. And Ye Shall Receive Power
  4. Ye Must Be Born Again
  5. Christianity: A Better and Pure Religion

Networth

Pastor Lazarus Mouka is among one the richest pastors in Nigeria with an estimated assets rated $3m or N1.1 billion.

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Rev Father Mbaka’s Biography, Early Life & Career

Rev Father Ejike's Biography, Early Life, Career

Reverend Father Ejike Camillus Anthony Ebenezer Mbaka is the Parish Priest of Christ the King Parish GRA Enugu. He is the initiator and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministries Enugu Nigeria. On this post, we’ll view Rev Father Mbaka’s Biography, Early Life, & Career.

Father Mbaka is the only son of late Chief Humphrey Ogbuefi and Felicia Mbaka of Amata Ituku Awgu L.G.A, Enugu State. Ogbuefi Mbaka’s family is famous for their exceptional ability in palm wine tapping in the community (Ituku).

Rev Father Mbaka’s Biography, Early Life & Career

Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka’s Early Life

From the beginning, Mbaka, though fully absorbed by his house tasks, still secure adequate time to communicate with God. He helped his mother in other domestic duties, accompanied his father to their famous business of wine tapping and ensuring that all that was tapped was sold except the one reserved to entertain their daily visitors.

Father Mbaka conducts Block Rosary Prayers where he frequently acted the character of Francisco (one of the three children visited by Blessed Virgin Mary in Fatima in Portugal in the year 1917) He was also extremely involved in the transformation of Charismatic group in St. Anthony’s Parish Ituku where he controlled the prayer warrior squad.

However his dad was a pagan but at that period, he accepted his local runs in the Christian happenings in the town, but the moment father Mbaka made his intentions to join the priesthood, everything transformed radically. Pa Ogbuefi and his kinsmen not only opposed the idea but also oppressed father Mbaka and made life an unhappy experience for him.

After his secondary school education at St. Vincent’s secondary school Agbogugn in Awgu L.G.A of Eungu state, he advanced to Seat of Wisdom Seminary Owerri and St Joseph’s Ikot Ekpene for his drill, and development to calling.

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Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka Career

Father Mbaka was ordained a priest of the Holy Roman Catholic Church on 29th July 1995. He was sent to the Holy Ghost Cathedral, the main office of Catholic Church in Enugu Diocese as the Assistant Diocesan Administration.

He didn’t only differentiate himself as a knowledgeable administrator but also offered the church in Enugu diocese the long wanted like apostolic flavor and zeal to develop forward.

He later learnt the need to go on an evangelical mission outside the cathedral with a purpose to getting more people and by so doing, it landed him to Capuchin and G.T.C Enugu where he conducted masses for the congregation.

While at G.T.C the conception of having adoration to the Eucharistic Jesus was conceived; hence the birth of Adoration Ministries Enugu Nigeria (AMEN). It was formerly known as the Word Prayer Centre of the Eucharistic Jesus.

Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka Awards

Father Mbaka plays and creates music. He has numerous albums to his credit and variously respected by Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PIMAN).

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