David Ibiyeomie is the presiding Pastor of Salvation Ministries – Home of Success; one of the fastest growing and spreading churches in the world. He pastors millions of worshippers spread across the globe with Headquarters presently located at Plot 17 Birabi Street, GRA Phase 1, Port Harcourt in Rivers State of Nigeria.

Born in Bonny Island, Rivers State, Nigeria on the 21st of October, 1962 to the family of late Chief and Mrs. Apollos Iganibo of Bolo Town in Ogu / Bolo Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria

David Ibiyeomie attended Banham Primay School, Port Harcourt, Rivers State from 1969 to 1974 for his Primary education. He went to Government Comprehensive Secondary School Borikiri, Rivers state between 1974 and 1979 for his secondary education. After then, he was admitted into Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt for a degree course in Micro-biology in 1980.

In recognition of his diligence and result oriented Ministry, the Bradley University of America awarded him an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Divinity on the 15th of May 2004.

David Ibiyeomie became born again in 1995. After he gave his life to Christ, he discovered his divine calling, and by the reason of that, he is a Pastor and teacher of the Gospel.

His decision was influenced through divine guidance to be trained under a great servant of God, Bishop David Oyedepo.  He attended full time Bible School in the Word of Faith Bible Institute, an arm of David Oyedepo’s Ministries in 1995. In the course of his training, he was greatly influenced by Bishop Oyedepo’s Ministry standards and impact.

While in the Bible School, the vision to establish and run Church based ministry became very clear to him. Therefore, on Sunday April 13th 1997, with 34 persons in attendance, and a mandate TO ESTABLISH THE KINGDOM OF GOD HERE ON EARTH through infallible proofs, David Ibiyeomie started Salvation Ministries, the Home of Success.

Barely 21years in ministry, he has become a phenomenon to the world.  On the 13th of February 2011, the church started 14 satellite churches in one day, with all running five services each; a new record in the history of church growth. Today, David Ibiyeomie pastors millions of worshippers spread all over the globe through his television ministry, online ministration and with over 350 satellite churches within and outside the country and over 400 pastors assisting him.

His annual programme -5 Nights of Glory has currently metamorphosed into a global event.

David Ibiyeomie takes great pleasure in helping the less privilege. This has led to the establishment of David Ibiyeomie Foundation (DIF) which has contributed immensely to the society through her welfare programmes and schemes such as scholarship, welfare packages, free medical outreaches, gifts to the orphanages, prisons, physically changed amongst others.

David Ibiyeomie through the church- Salvation Ministries is constructing schools which will be equipped with the state of the arts facilities for the general public. Through the Church, he has constructed a home for the elderly in port Harcourt, reconstructed several roads in the capital city of Port Harcourt (Nigeria), and sent relief materials to war torn areas such as Bayelsa State (Nigeria), Jos-Plateau State (Nigeria), Makurdi-Benue State (Nigeria), Liberia in the Sub-saharan region to mention but a few. David Ibiyeomie is intensely involved in community service with a commitment to building a society furnished with dignity.

In 2001, David Ibiyeomie started a television program called THE  HOUR OF SALVATION on NTA channel 10 Port Harcourt with the maiden episode, “FAITH IS NOW”. Today, he preaches on the same television Program in over 47 television stations both locally and internationally. Some of these stations include:

  •  Salvation TV; the television station of the Commission
  •  FAITH TV, AFRICA
  •  HOPE TV, CANADA
  •  WJYS TV CHICAGO- CHANNEL 62
  •  OPPNA KANALEN GOTEBORG (OKG), SWEDEN
  •  Day star USA
  •  WRNN New York
  •  KICC Television London
  •  Inspiration Television United Kingdom
  •  GOD TV
  •  THE WORD NETWORK USA
  •  BEN TV United Kingdom
  •  Africa Christian Broadcasting Network (ACBN)
  •  MCTV CHANNEL 249 Chicago
  •  AIT NETWORK
  •  AIT (Port Harcourt, Abuja, Lagoa, Yenagoa)
  •  SILVERBIRD NETWORK
  •  ACBN e.t.c

David Ibiyeomie has a 24 hour Satellite/Internet Television station known as Salvation TV and also runs an online Radio which is listened to by millions of people all over the globe.

Without doubt, David Ibiyeomie is one of the most respected authorities in Success, Excellence, Divine Health, Prosperity and The Holy Spirit. As a teacher, a prolific and erudite writer with the sole aim of impacting lives, David Ibiyeomie Books (DIB) has published over 80 books with best sellers such as

  • ENJOYING MARITAL BLISS
  • THE POWER OF OBEDIENCE
  • THE POWER OF COMMITMENT
  • WISDOM FOR CREATIVITY
  • ATTITUDE FOR SUPERNATURAL SUPPLIES
  • THE FORCE OF VENGEANCE
  • SUPERNATURAL ABUNDANCE
  • BUILDING A GODLY GENERATION
  • BUSINESS SECRETS
  • DEMONSTRATING LOVE FOR YOUR NATION
  • GOD’S MEDICINE
  • TOTAL DOMINION
  • THE SKILLFULL AMBASSADOR
  • THE MASTER KEY
  • KEYS TO THE TOP
  • THE POWER OF HIS RESURRECTION
  • TOUCH OF EXCELLENCE
  • HOLY SPIRIT MY HELPER
  • THE EXEMPLARY FATHER
  • THE POWER OF PRAISE
  • WISDOM QUOTES (VOLUME 1 & 2)
  • SEE YOU AT THE TOP among others

David Ibiyeomie is currently the Chairman of the Board-Chokhmah International Academy; the Primary and Secondary Educational arm of Salvation Ministries and under construction is the proposed Pace-Setter University.

He has also established a Spiritual training Institute called the Word Of Life Bible Institute: a school that has produced thousands of exploits -bound scholars from various denominations since it’s inception in 1997.

He helps the needy through his scholarship programme and welfare schemes. In 2016, he awarded scholarship to 634 students in primary, secondary and tertiary institution, while in 2017 , he increased the bar with over one thousand students benefitting from his scholarship both within and outside the country through his foundation. He has also renovated several public schools.

David Ibiyeomie believes in reaching out to the lost at all cost. In a bid of achieving this, he goes out for personal evangelism every week despite his busy schedule. He ministers both locally and internationally in outreaches and other outdoor miracle programs such as:

  • Calabar Miracle Crusade
  • Lagos Miracle Crusade
  • Warri Miracle Crusade
  • Campus Crusades – University Of Port Harcourt , Port Harcourt
  • Polythecnic & Yakubu Gowon Stadium.
  • Bayelsa Miracle crusade
  • Maryland Miracle crusade
  • Festival of Miracles Maryland
  • GLORY, POWER AND MIRACLE Crusades (ABUJA, OWERRI, ASABA)

These have produced landmark testimonies.

Through his foundation, David Ibiyeomie has touched the lives of many within and outside the country. His love for humanity prompted him to send relief materials to flood victims and in war -torn areas such as Bayelsa, Jos , Liberia, etc. Millions of Naira is spent annually through his foundation for skill acquisition training programs for the unemployeds so they can utilize the acquired skills to generate revenue to carter for themselves and their dependents.

Recently, he reached out to over 400 militants and cultist within Rivers State who surrendered to the Lordship of Jesus Christ; renouncing cultism and surrendering their charms and ammunitions to the state Police Commission. David Ibiyeomie foundation is currently organising an all-expense paid rehabilitation exercise and skill acquisition training in different fields to equip them to become better citizens of Nigeria.

Committed to building a caring and loving Society, furnished with dignity and harmony, David Ibiyeomie, through Salvation Ministries renovated and donated modern hospital equipment worth over $200,000  (Two Hundred Thousand US Dollars) to the Paediatric section of the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) Nigeria; creating a wonderful ambiance to expedite the recovery of the patients.

He reconstructed several roads in the City of Port Harcourt to make the environment more habitable. He took thousands of unemployed Nigerians off the street by empowering them to start off their own business.

He has built a home for the elderly in Port Harcourt which is currently being equipped and furnished with the state of the art facilities that will suit the personal needs of the senior citizens so they can age with dignity.

David Ibiyeomie is joyfully married to his beautiful wife, Pst. Mrs. Peace Ibiyeomie and they are blessed with a son, David Ibiyeomie.