We celebrate one of Nigeria’s most respected pastors – Paul Adefarasin this day January 25. He is a pastor, author, motivator and conference speaker.
Pastor Paul Adefarasin is the founder and Senior Pastor of The House On The Rock Church worldwide, which reportedly has over 50 daughter churches in Africa and Europe. But before he founded the House On The Rock Church in 1994 in his mother’s living room, he was a youngster who was born to an affluent home in 1963 to a Nigerian Father and a Jamaican Mother.
Pastor Paul attended St Saviour’s School Ikoyi for his Primary education, Igbobi College, Yaba and later a Public School in England, Haileybury College, Hertfordshire, for his Secondary education. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the University of Miami in Florida.Later on he practiced for a time as an Architect with Baldwin, Sackman & Carrington Architects, also in Florida.
Born the ministry, he was far from a saint as he was a drug addict, he repented in 1994. After his conversion, he undertook a Diploma in Christian Ministry from the International Bible Institute of London. Pastor Paul initially served in a volunteer capacity as a Youth Pastor in the United States, and thereafter received his first pastorate at the Action Chapel, London.
Pastor Paul Adefarasin is happily married to his gorgeous wife Ifeanyi, the couple has 3 kids.
Happy Birthday Pastor Paul Adefarasin!