Salvation Ministries started on the 13th of April 1997 at plot 35 Birabi Street GRA 1 Port Harcourt with 34 members: 15 males, 10 females and 9 children in attendance. Today, she has become a church with an over-flowing crowd in her headquarters presently located at plot 17 Birabi Street GRA 1 Port Harcourt, her satellite churches and on the internet.
The term of office for Salvation Ministries is to spread the gospel around the world; thereby establishing the Kingdom of God here on earth and this has resulted in establishing over 500 satellite churches and over twenty thousand (20,000) home cell centres round the globe.
In 2011, Salvation Ministries started 14 satellite churches in one day, all running five services each and gathering mammoth crowd; an epic and wonder in the history of church growth, currently, the five services are interpreted simultaneously in French, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, German, Russian, Chinese, Italian, and Dutch amongst others. She presently has well over 550 pastors (Full time and part time) and many missionaries assisting in fulfilling the God given mandate.
In 2001, Salvation Ministries started her television program called THE HOUR OF SALVATION on NTA channel 10 Port Harcourt with the maiden episode, “FAITH IS NOW”. Today, the program is hosted on over 50 TV stations both locally and internationally. Some of these stations include:
In 2002, she started a greatly sought-after radio program called “DESTINY MOULDING HOUR” which has now metamorphosed into a 24hour online radio station called SALVATION RADIO on the 22nd of January 2014; transforming the lives of millions of people all around the globe.
Salvation Ministries also believes in helping the less privileged through her welfare programs and schemes namely:
- Welfare to widows
- Free medical outreaches
- Gifts to orphanages and so on
In 2016, she awarded scholarship to 634 students in primary, secondary and tertiary institutions and in 2017, over 850 students benefited in 2017 scholarship and over 2,000 students benefitted in 2018 scholarship as the Commission believes that when you give a child education, you have given him/her a chance to a brighter future.
She believes in contributing and impacting society. She cannot stand the suffering of the masses. She had sent relief materials to flood victims and war torn areas such as:
- BAYELSA, Nigeria
- JOS, Nigeria
- BENUE, Nigeria and so on.
She also reconstructed several roads in the city of Port Harcourt for easy mobility and to make the environment more habitable. She is seriously involved in community services and regular environmental clean-up exercises.
Committed to building a caring and loving Society, furnished with dignity and harmony, Salvation Ministries renovated and donated modern hospital equipment worth over two hundred thousand U.S Dollars to the pediatric section of the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) Nigeria; creating a wonderful ambiance to expedite the recovery of the patients .
In 2017, Salvation Ministries built a home for the elderly in Port Harcourt equipped with the state of the art facilities that will suit the personal needs of the senior citizens who require some assistance with daily activities and health care; so they can age with dignity.
The presiding pastor of the Commission, GOD’s servant, David Ibiyeomie was born in Bonny Island, Rivers State, Nigeria. He is blessed with unusual divine speed. He became born again in 1995 and went to BIBLE SCHOOL that same year. Two years after, on Sunday April 13th 1997, with 34 persons in attendance and the mandate TO ESTABLISH THE KINGDOM OF GOD HERE ON EARTH through infallible proofs, David Ibiyeomie started Salvation Ministries, the Home of Success; now one of the fastest growing churches in the world.