REV. MATTHEW ADEMOLA BABATUNDE
Senior Pastor and District Overseer.
Rev. Matthew Ademola Babatunde gave his life to Christ in 1982 at the University of Ilorin. Upon proceeding to the Obafemi Awolowo University (then University of Ife), where he bagged Bachelor of Engineering degree, he was active in campus fellowship activities and rose to the position of President (Pastor ) of the Amazing Grace Fellowship (now Charis Fellowship International).
During his National Youth Service year he was also an executive member of the Nigerian Christian Corpers’ Fellowship (NCCF).
Rev. Babatunde started attending the Foursquare Gospel Church in the early 1980s. As an accepted member and ordained minister, he went on to handle on various responsibilities within the organization beginning from Lagos and then in Abuja when he relocated. These range from Assistant Pastor, District Christian Education Minister, Pastor-in-Charge to Zonal Superintendent and now District Overseer.
In the course of his ministerial growth he underwent several Christian Education training at various institutes, including:
-Foursquare Emerging Leader Network at Angelus Temple, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
-Foursquare Ministry Training Institutes at LIFE Pacific College, San Dimas, CA, USA.
-Haggai Institute, Maui, Hawaii, USA
-Jack W. Hayford School of Pastoral Nurture, The King’s University, Van Nuys, USA.
-LIFE Theological Seminary, Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria.
As an Engineer, he worked for multinational companies before setting up family business outfits.
He is, by the grace of God, a Teacher of the Word of God and a seasoned Conference Speaker.
He is currently the District Overseer of Nyanya District, Abuja and the Regional Secretary of the Northern Region of the Foursquare Gospel Church.
He is happily married to a truly virtuous and amazing helpmate of inestimable value, Rev. Mrs. Abiola Babatunde, a Pharmacist and also an ordained minister.
They are blessed with three godly children – Ifeoluwa, Ayooluwa and Oreoluwa.