Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online

Get access

Winners Chapel
(975 words)

Living Faith Church Worldwide, popularly known as Winners Chapel, is a transnational Nigerian megachurch, with multiple branches in Nigeria and congregations in 147 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, Canada, and the USA. Its founder and leader, David Oyedepo, is a former member of the Aladura Cherubim and Seraphim church which emerged from the Anglican Church in the 1920s. He trained as an architect and holds a PhD in human development from Honolulu University. In 1983, Oyedepo launched Faith Li…

Cite this page
Burgess, Richard, “Winners Chapel”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Conny Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 04 April 2020 <>
First published online: 2019

▲   Back to top   ▲