David Olatunji Abioye is a Nigerian Christian author and preacher. He is the First Vice President of the Living Faith Church Worldwide. He is a bishop and the senior pastor of the Abuja church (Goshen city) with over 30,000 worshippers.
Born into a family from Kwara State, Abioye is married to Mary Abioye, and have three children. He studied Mechanical Engineering in the university.
He worked as a lecturer at Open Cast Polytechnic, Auchi from 1985 till 1986, and wanted to start a technological firm to solidify his finances. However, when he met future founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo at a Christian Student Fellowship in the 1980s, he was inspired by the what he saw as his passion and love for God. Over the years, their relationship transcends from brotherly friendship to a spiritual mentor. After the departure of Oyedepo to Lagos, he was the senior pastor of Garden of Faith, Kaduna, which was the former national headquarters of the church. In 1993, he became a bishop in the church. In January 2014, Nigeria’s president, Goodluck Jonathan visited Abioye, and worshiped during one of the services in the Abuja church. In June 2015, shortly after the election, the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Nigeria, Yakubu Dogara had a thanksgiving session in his church.
Abioye has published over 10 Christian, inspirational and motivational books, mini books, magazines and other resources. Some of his authored books include:
- Making the Most of Opportunity
- Productive Thinking
- The Lifestyle of Faith
- Wisdom From Above
- Releasing The Creative Power of The Mind
- Overcoming Stagnation
- Courage for Conquest
- Creating a New Beginning