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Winners Chapel
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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 Liberation Hour Mini…

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Burgess, Richard, “Winners Chapel”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 28 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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