God's Generals | Nigeria Christian History: Bishop David Oyedepo, Founder and Presiding Bishop...:
A native of Omu-Aran, Kwara State
Nigeria, David Olaniyi Oyedepo was born on September 27, 1954 in Osogbo
Nigeria. His family was multi-religious with his father a Ibrahim, a Muslim
healer and his mother, Dorcas a member of the Eternal Order of the Cherubim and
Seraphim Movement (C&S), a branch of the Aladura movement in Nigeria.
However, he was raised and introduced to the virtues of Christian life through
early morning prayers by his grand mother. She also instilled into him, the
importance of tithing.