About Pastor Dele Bamgboye



Pastor Dele Bamgboye is the Founding/Head pastor of Highflyers' Christain Centre, Port Harcourt Nigeria. He was a successful banker for several years before answering the call of God to fulltime ministry in 1994.

He served meritoriously as a full-time Pastor for twenty-two years under his father in the Lord Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church Worldwide (Winners' Chapel International), after years of faithful service as a part-time pastor.

While there, he was privileged to serve in various pastoral and administrative capacities at home and abroad. These include the following:

  1. One of the pioneering missionaries sent out to kick off the Africa Gospel Invasion Programme. He pioneered the mission in Sierra-leone in 1995 which within a space of one year witnessed a gathering of over four thousand worshippers.
  2. Pioneering pastor of Winners' Chapel International Ghana (January 1997) which grew to about five thousand worshippers in one and a half years; he later served as Regional Overseer for West African Region consisting of eighteen churches in sixteen countries of West Africa.
  3. He was also Regional Overseer for the Mission to North and South America of the Living Faith Church, Winners' Chapel International with headquarters in New York, overseeing eighteen churches as well as twenty- one fellowship centers across North and South America.

By the grace of God at work in his life, pastor Dele Bamgboye has pastored many churches which grew to mega churches ranging in average attendance from four thousand to eighteen thousand. These include Winners' Chapel Abuja, Port Harcourt, Uyo, Warri where he served as Resident Pastor, Senior Pastor, State Pastor, District Pastor, Regional Pastor, etc. at different times.

Between 2002 and 2005, he served as Diocesan head of Port Harcourt Diocese with over forty churches under his supervision; the first non-Bishop Pastor to hold that position. Administratively, Pastor Dele Bamgboye has also served in the following leadership positions in the ministry:

  1. Member of the National Church Council of the Living Faith Church, Winners' Chapel International.
  2. Member of the Executive Council, the apex governing body in Living Faith Church, Winners' Chapel International worldwide.
  3. Between August 2009 and 2010 he served as Resident Pastor of Faith Tabernacle, the 50-thousand seater world's largest church auditorium, under the leadership of his father in the faith, Bishop David Oyedepo who is the Senior Pastor.

Pastor Dele Bamgboye shares the word of God with great passion in a down-to-earth, relatable manner, with attendant proofs and testimonies of changed lives and destinies. His ministry, by the grace of God has witnessed the dead being raised back to life among other notable signs. He is married to namesake Dele Bamgboye, an ordained minister of the gospel and award-winning gospel artiste, and they are blessed with three wonderful children.