John Paul Oddoye

Founder & Senior Pastor

Pastor John Paul Oddoye is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Covenant Church.

As mandated by God,  Pastor John Paul’s mission is to establish a church that would raise every member to be a vital force that influences the society around them. He is a firm believer that by adhering to the covenant of God, every individual can fulfil their purpose and destiny in God, thereby living a fruitful life.

With a strong emphasis on God’s covenant, discipleship and recognising the Word of God as the final authority, Pastor John Paul teaches in a dynamic, practical and inspiring way. Through the Word of Life Devotional that he published, Pastor John Paul has impacted many lives with sound words of encouragement and wisdom.

As part of the drive to disciple God’s people, Dr John Paul Oddoye was inspired by God to establish Covenant Bible Institute, a theological learning centre in joint partnership with Oral Roberts University.  He is the President of this thriving Bible Institute in Hampshire, and also lectures several modules offered in the Bible Institute.

He is a much sought-after international conference speaker who has taken God’s Word to Australia, North America, various countries in Africa, and many parts of the United Kingdom.

A former Research Scientist, John Paul holds a Masters degree in Statistics with Applications in Medicine from the University of Southampton, a Doctorate in Operational Research from the University of Portsmouth, and a Masters degree in Applied Theology from Moorlands College. He is married to Dr Abigail Paul-Oddoye and are together raising a godly family.

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