Love Jesutomi Oyedepo is the first daughter and third child of the charismatic preacher and founder of the Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel), Bishop David Oyedepo.
Love is a chip off the old block as she shares a striking resemblance with her mother, Faith Oyedepo. She is married to Stephen Ogah who is also a pastor at Winners Chapel.
In this post, you’ll find out some interesting things about her.
How she met her husband
Love and Stephen met while they were students at the Covenant University. Even though he was many years her senior, they were able to maintain a great friendship.
Interestingly, the friendship took a new turn when they were both on the bridal party of Love’s older brother’s wedding.
Love Oyedepo Ogah: Marriage
Love got married to Stephen Ogah on the 23rd of March, 2013. Their wedding was attended by the high and mighty in the society. These included Senator Anyim Pius Anyim as well as the wives of the Lagos State, Ogun State and Cross River State governors.
Stephen Ogah used to be one of the personal assistants of Bishop David Oyedepo. He’s currently a pastor at Winners Chapel, Bowie, Maryland in the United States of America.
The couple has been blessed with a beautiful daughter, Rejoice Ibukun Lydia Ogah.
Love attended Covenant University and as mentioned earlier, it was at the university that she met her husband, Stephen Ogah. But their relationship didn’t kick off until after she graduated.
The couple celebrated their wedding anniversary recently and Love shared a throwback wedding photo on her Facebook page. It was obvious that Love was enjoying her marriages as she showered her husband with sweet words.
Joy also used this occasion to pray for singles. Below is an excerpt from her post,
“To those believing God for their own ‘better’ season, I pray for you sincerely that you won’t miss out of GOD’S best for you. You will indeed be blessed with marriage GOD’S way, and you will enjoy your marriage. The God who brought us into our better season is the same yesterday, today, and forever, and trust me He desires the best for you. So be encouraged knowing that as your father, GOD has your back, and He will match you with His choice for you. Be anxious for nothing, He has you covered”
Love currently heads the Covenant University Consultancy Services
Love has two older brothers and a younger sister. Below is a quick overview of her siblings:
- David Oyedepo Jnr
David is the oldest of the Oyedepos. He is also pastor at Winners Chapel and he was ordained a pastor in May 2007 by the renowned America preacher, Kenneth Copeland. Pastor David Oyedepo is currently a pastor at Faith Tabernacle in Otta. He is married to Kemi Olubu-Oyedepo and they have 2 beautiful kids, a boy and girl.
- Isaac Oyedepo
Isaac is also a pastor and Joyce’s immediate older brother. He was ordained by ordained as a pastor by Kenneth Copeland in May 2007.
Isaac is the pastor in charge of Living Faith Church, Abuja. Before moving to Abuja, he was the resident pastor at Winners Chapel International, South Africa. He is married to Ayomitide Omogbadegun and their 7 year old union is blessed with 2 children.
Joyce is the last child of the Oyedepo. She is Love’s immediate younger sister and she’s a graduate of the Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Joyce seems to share a special bond with her sister and this was quite obvious when she celebrated her sister on social media when her marriage clocked three years. In the post, she calls Love her best friend.
Just in case you don’t know who Love’s father, here’s a quick overview of Bishop David Oyedepo.
Born on the 27th of September, 1954, David Olaniyi Oyedepo is a native of Omu-Aran in Kwara State. He is a Christian author with over 60 inspirational and motivational books.
He is also the founder of the Living Faith Church Worldwide which was established when he received a mandate to liberate the world from all the oppressions of the devil.
Living Faith Church is popularly called Winners’ Chapel. Winner’s Chapel comprises a network of churches in over 300 cities across the world. In Nigeria, the church has over 5000 branches. And the Faith Tabernacle in Ota, Ogun State is known to seat 50, 000 people with the church holding 4 services every Sunday.
David Oyedepo is also the Chancellor of Covenant University and Landmark University. Currently, he is reputed to be the richest pastor in the Africa with a net worth of over $150 million.
Love’s mother is Pastor Faith Abiola Oyedepo. She is a senior pastor at Faith Tabernacle, Ota and the wife of Bishop David Oyedepo. She’s often seen alongside her husband propagating the good news of Jesus Christ. They often travel far and wide to preach the liberation mandate to nations all over the world. The couple got married in 1982, a year after her husband received the mandate to start the Living Faith Church
Pastor Faith is the Proprietor of Covenant University. Also, she has a ministry to families and homes and she has a divine call on her life to make her shoulders available, and enrich the lives of singles in a unique way. She believes that the home can truly be the Eden God created it to be.
Her life is a practical example of faith and love and she has written several books in the area of family, youth, women empowerment and marital success. Faith has shown that the Christian home can truly be the Eden that God intended it to be.
Her life is a testimony of God’s faithfulness because she has had many health challenges but she says God has always showed up and delivered her supernaturally. She has captured these experiences in the amazing book, ‘Rescued from Destruction’.