Born : 21 October 1962 , Bonny Island, Nigeria
Nationality : Nigerian
Occupation : Televangelist, pastor, author, educationist
Spouse(s) : Peace Ibiyeomie (m. 20 March 1996)
Child : David Ibiyeomie Jr.
Website : smhos.org
David Ibiyeomie was born on October 21, 1962, in Bonny Island, Rivers State.
His parents were natives of Bolo Town, a place situated in the Ogu/Bolo LGA of Rivers State, Nigeria. David Ibiyeomie attended Banham Primary School Port-Harcourt, Rivers
State, Nigeria from 1969 to 1974 for his primary education. He went to Government Comprehensive Secondary School, Borikiri, Rivers State, Nigeria. After then he was admitted into Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt for a degree
course in Microbiology in 1980.
After completing his Bible School training at Bishop David Oyedepo’s Word of Faith Bible Institute (WOFBI), Ibiyeomie started a house fellowship with his family in Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. He later relocated to Port Harcourt, Rivers State, where he started
Salvation Ministries (Glorious Chapel) on April 13, 1997, with a little over twenty members in attendance. In July 1997, the church relocated to a larger plot of land on Birabi Street in G.R.A. Phase 1, Port Harcourt. As of 2017, Salvation Ministries averages about 50,000 attendees every Sunday at its headquarters. On the 13th of February,2011 , Salvation Ministries started 14 satellite churches in one day, with all running five services each; a
new record in the history of church growth.
Today, Ibiyeomie pastors millions of worshippers spread all over the globe through his television ministry, online ministration and with over 350 satellite churches within and outside the country and over 370 pastors assisting him.
David Ibiyeomie Foundation
The David Ibiyeomie Foundation’s (DIF) focuses are in the areas of scholarship, skills acquisition and empowerment programmes, social welfare and medical support. Its vision is to be a “channel of blessing to society through different avenues of giving”, support and care.
Hour of Salvation
In 2001, David Ibiyeomie started a television program called THE HOUR OF SALVATION on NTA channel 10 Port Harcourt with the maiden episode, “FAITH IS NOW”. Today, he
preaches on the same television Program in over 47 television stations both locally and internationally. Some of these stations include: Salvation TV; the television station of the Commission, FAITH TV, AFRICA HOPE TV, CANADA WJYS TV , CHICAGO- CHANNEL 62
OPPNA KANALEN GOTEBORG (OKG) SWEDEN. Day star USA, WRNN New York, KICC Television London, Inspiration Television United Kingdom, GOD TV ,THE WORD NETWORK USA, BEN TV United Kingdom, Africa Christian Broadcasting Network (ACBN), MCTV CHANNEL 249 Chicago, AIT NETWORK ;AIT (Port Harcourt, Abuja, Lagoa, Yenagoa) SILVERBIRD NETWORK e.t.c
Books written by David Ibiyeomie
David Ibiyeomie is a prolific writer, David Ibiyeomie Books (DIB) has published over 80 books with best sellers such as
Enjoying Marital Bliss
The Power Of Obedience
The Power Of Commitment
Wisdom For Creativity
Attitude For Supernatural Supplies
The Force Of Vengeance
Building A Godly Generation
Demonstrating Love For Your Nation
The Skillful Ambassador
The Master Key
Keys To The Top
The Power Of Resurrection
Touch Of Excellence
Holy Spirit My Helper
The Exemplary Father
The Power Of Praise
Wisdom Quotes (Volume 1&2)
See You At The Top amongst Others
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