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Godman Akinlabi

Godman Akinlabi

GODMAN AKINLABI is the lead pastor of The Elevation Church (TEC), Lagos Nigeria where he has a God-given mandate to make greatness common. Prior to The Elevation Church, Godman served as an associate pastor in Daystar Christian Centre for over a decade, and he continues to serve as a faculty member of the Daystar Leadership Academy. Pastor Akinlabi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, a Master’s degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos, Nigeria, and an MBA from Manchester Business School.

A seasoned and sought-after teacher, trainer, relationship coach and public speaker whose ministry has blessed many all over the world, Pastor Godman Akinlabi is the convener of the Exponential Conference, an annual church leadership boot camp, designed to equip different cadre of church leaders with the resources required to surmount the imminent leadership challenges of this century.

Being very devoted to helping build strong and fulfilling relationships and marriages, Pastor Godman Akinlabi holds a special Twitter series every Friday tagged Mr/Mrs BetterHalf - a conversation which focuses on sharing practical tips on building godly relationships. He hosts The BetterHalf Show, a non-religious/ethnic platform that critically analyses and addresses issues affecting married people and those in relationships with marriage in view.

He has authored several critically acclaimed books including the 7 Commandments of Foolishness, Don't Waste Your Pain, Sexuality: Get a Grip - For Singles and Sexuality: Get a Grip - For Couples, Moving from Fear to Faith, I Am Possible, Solid and recently Burning Questions Flaming Answers.

He is also the chairman of PISTIS Empowerment Foundation, a non-profit organisation established to improve human welfare and promote a culture of equity, service and societal stability in Nigeria.

Pastor Godman Akinlabi is happily married to Bolarinwa and together they have two beautiful daughters.

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