Sunday Menu: Spirit filled Worship Service
1st Sunday: Communion Sunday:
2nd Sunday: Missional Sunday
3rd Sunday: Anointing Service:
4th Sunday: Breakthrough Service
5th Sunday: Thanksgiving Service
Interactive Bible Study: Christianity with Power.
Revival & Healing Meeting
Mighty Warriors Conference
Relational Seminar: Pre-marriage Preparation Program, or Pre-Marital Counseling. Wedding. Marriage Counseling. Post Marriage Counseling
Ministerial Training: Spiritual Formation and Mentorship into Fivefold Ministry (Teacher, Pastor, Evangelist, Prophet, Apostle) Pastoral Counseling. Leadership)
Ordination Course. Orientation and Ordination
Deliverance Seminar. Breaking of Curses and Covenants Seminar
Spiritual Gifts Class: Equipping a Prophetic Army. Dream Language. Divine Guidance. The Anatomy of a Prophetic Ministry.
Breakthrough Bible College: Biblical Theology. Demonstrative Theology. Biblical Equivalent. Practical Theology. Angelology. Demonology.
“Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation” Psalm 68:19
Year Theme: SPACIOUS PLACE
2020 “MY SPACIOUS PLACE” - MY SPACIOUS PLACE - You have not given me into the hands of the enemy but have set my feet in a SPACIOUS PLACE. (Psalm 31:8).
Brother John Amaechi Ogbonnaya was involved in student ministry for 13 years, served as an Evangelist for 3 years and founded “Divine Faith Builders Int’l Ministries” (DFBIM), a ministry that brings renewal, revival and restoration. Recharging, reinforcing and resourcing the pastors and church leaders for intentional exploits. DFBIM engages, equips and empowers ministers to navigate cultural, transitional, ministerial, and political currents and develop spiritual vision and strategy for the local church. In addition, he accepted pastoral ministry with The Apostolic Church Nigeria where he and his wife Dr. Joy Akuchi Ogbonnaya served for 9 years.
During his years in Nigeria, he served as Associate Pastor with The Redeemed Christian Church of God Ibadan, Assembly Pastor, District Youth Leader, and Adult Pastor, and District Men’s Leader and Sectional Pastor, including serving at the National headquarters of The Apostolic church Nigeria.
Pastor John Ogbonnaya was ordained by Apostle Bode Thomas of Fuller Church and Theological Seminaries Ibadan Nigeria, 2000 and in 2008 God brought Pastor John Ogbonnaya to USA to further his education. He received full credential, certification, and ordination by Apostle Dr. Lee Johnson of SOV Norwalk Cal. During this new chapter, he gained more experience, exposure and capacity in pastoral ministry, counseling, and Soul care. He served as a Prayer Pastor in a Caucasian church, English Ministry Pastor in a Korean church, and Collège group pastor in an Indian church. In his ministry in USA, he combines a strong background in biblical, theological studies, and pastoral ministry with his years of cross-cultural experience in missions, clinical pastoral education and charismatic ministry skills and contemporary Understanding of contextualization and Strategic perspectives. He aims at equivalence Biblically, Traditionally, theoretically, Experientially, with equivalent theology and dynamically relevant first century apostolic ministry model – Pastor John Ogbonnaya believes that supernatural was a key component in the ministry of Jesus, the apostles, and the early post-apostolic church. Demonstrative theology shows us and demonstrates to us in practical terms to -be, do and go. Not Speculative theology but practical theology. He Interprets the Bible from Originalism and textualism not only Proverbial and prophetic. He has written two books and enjoys sharing his passion for missions, discipleship, church planting and leadership skills with people in any part of the world. He and his wife, Joy, live in Harbor City, and have been blessed with three daughters, Miracle, Victory and Marvelous and two sons Immanuel and Divine.
CV Document (PDF)
Degrees & Diplomas
o D.Min., Biola University, La Mirada, California
o M.A., Biola University, La Mirada, California
o BCCC., APCC (Board Certified Clinical Chaplain and Pastoral Counselor)
o M.L.O., SOV Ministerial Training Institute, Norwalk California
o M.ED., University of Ibadan, Nigeria
o M.LO., Fuller Theological Seminaries Ibadan Nigeria
o PGD., The Redeemed Christian Bible College, Lagos, Nigeria
o B.SC., Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria
o The Association of Certified Christian Chaplains
o The Apostolic Church and Ministry USA
o Breakthrough Ministries Lakewood CA
o The Apostolic Church Nigeria
Publications (Books and Articles)
- Adapting Nigerian Church Leadership Styles for the North American Context, 2017.
- Energy, Iron and Zinc Densities of Commonly Consumed Traditional Complementary Foods in Nigeria, 2012.
- Effect of Christian Workers Development and Ministerial Training in Nigeria, 2000.
- Functional Approach – The route to Divine discovery and recovery, 1998.
- Glorious Encounter – Key to Divine Exposure and Adventures, 1997.
- Farmer’s Assessment of the performance of field Extension Worker of the Abia State A.D.P, 1996.
- The Importance of Anointing in the Ministry, 1995