During more than 40 years in the ministry, Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo has given countless people the spiritual and practical foundation on which to successfully build their lives. An inspiring visionary, Pastor Matthew launched the UK’s first church-owned television channel, KICC TV, and his television and radio ministry Winning Ways is a source of inspiration and deliverance for the millions it reaches across the globe.
As an award-winning and prolific author, Pastor Matthew has published more than 90 books, including “The Power of Positive Prayer Bible” and the pioneering ‘What’s Wrong With Being Black?’ – a book hailed for ‘reaching the parts community campaigners cannot reach’. Pastor Matthew constantly challenges believers to become the best they can be.
Honoured several times as the most influential black person in the public sector/religion category in the Power List, Pastor Matthew’s influence on church growth and evangelism has been noted by local and international news media. A successful businessman, he is recognised as one of the most exciting and inspiring Christian voices on the world scene today.
His influence on church growth and evangelism has guaranteed countless requests for his comments by a variety of mainstream media including BBC TV and Radio, Sky News, The Times and Guardian broadsheet newspapers, as well as a broad spectrum of Christian and faith-based publications.
As a respected leader, Pastor Matthew sits on the Board of Reference for God TV and is considered a Christian thought leader, Biblical scholar and media commentator on a variety of issues that have left indelible marks on modern society.
Since its establishment in 1992, Pastor Yemisi has witnessed KICC increase from 200 adults and 100 children to thousands in attendance every Sunday at the main church and branches.
As the Resident Pastor of KICC (Headquarter Church) and the head of KICC’s Winning Women ministry Pastor Yemisi oversees the spiritual lives of more than 5,000 women. Through regular meetings and special events Pastor Yemisi actively reaches out to the individual woman of God through the following ministries: the ‘Successful Wives’ (married women), the ‘Ladies-in-Waiting’ (single women), the ‘Mothers-in-Waiting’ (wives believing God for the fruit of the womb), the ‘Positive Parents’ (single mothers) and the ‘Senior Sisters’ (mature women of God – aged 50 and above).
Her personal ministry is to equip women of God with the necessary knowledge, gifts and talents to enable them to reach their potential in Christ. Through the Word of God, Pastor Yemisi helps women to break free from personal, societal and environmental limitations. She is a special gift in particular to women in ministry; challenging and encouraging them to discover and fulfill their calling and purpose.
An accomplished and sought after conference speaker, Pastor Yemisi’s uncompromising delivery of the Word has been a blessing to thousands in the UK, Europe, USA and Africa.
As a true giver, Pastor Yemisi not only brings the Word but sows practically into the lives of the people where she ministers. Many have also testified to the signs and wonders following her powerful ministry. Pastor Yemisi is married to KICC Senior Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo and she is the proud mother of two sons Tobi and Tomi.
Samuel Asaolu is a young dynamic preacher and teacher, who became the Resident Pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre Ireland in July 2009. As a man of integrity, honour and faith, he has a passion to see the lives of the people of Ireland transformed, and to see them rise to their full potential.