Pastor Michael is the Senior Pastor of New Wine Church, one of the leading churches in the United Kingdom, rapidly expanding into different nations of the world. He carries a distinctive mandate to help empower people to experience the uniqueness of God’s grace as a powerful key to fulfilling their life’s purpose.
Pastor Michael has been in full-time ministry for over 22 years. He possesses a unique passion for excellence and unceasing zeal for seeing people set free from spiritual bondage to experience God’s boundless blessings in their lives. He carries a unique grace to stir up the gifts and potential inside of people so that they are propelled from where they are to where God wants them to be and into the fulfilment of their divine destiny.
He is a seasoned conference speaker who has shared the message of the Kingdom of God and the love of Jesus Christ to audiences in many nations including Australia, Burundi, Uganda, Tanzania, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, South Africa and the USA. He is also the host of the Maximise Life TV broadcast that reaches over 140 million homes in over 150 nations weekly.
Pastor Michael is the CEO of New Wine International and sits on the board of directors of Creflo Dollar Ministries, Europe. He is also a respected community leader, sitting on the leadership boards of various organisations and Community Advisory Boards for the Metropolitan Police Forum and the Royal Borough of Greenwich in the United Kingdom.
He holds a firm conviction that the Church of God is designed to be His agency of positive transformation to the world and therefore the Church must reach beyond the walls of the worship centre to engage effectively with the community in which it is placed. This conviction is consistently demonstrated in Pastor Michael’s leadership in guiding New Wine Church to embark on the many philanthropic programmes that continue to help transform tens of thousands of lives around the world.
Pastor Michael places exceptional premium on a healthy family life and has enjoyed 23 blissful years of marriage to his precious wife, Lady Ayo, the epitome of dignity and graceful womanhood and a quiet, prayerful tower of strength behind her husband’s continued success. They are blessed with three wonderful children, Emmanuel, Joshua and Zoe.