About Our Pastor
David Okpara is the Lead Pastor of Crestlife Believers Centre, Lagos. He was born in a small town called Mokwa, in Niger State, Nigeria. Had his Secondary Education at St Bartholomew’s Secondary School, Wusasa Zaria, Kaduna State. Nigeria.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Imo state University, a Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Biblical Studies from West African Advanced School of Theology (WAAST) Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
He became an Associate Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN) in 2009, Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) 2011 and an Associate of Chartered Institute of Taxation in Nigeria (CITN) 2018.
David has worked with several companies in different sector of the economy in Nigeria. Among many business David has incorporated are; a Finance and Management consulting firm, a Diagnostic Centre which he started with his lovely wife, and an audit firm.
David and his wife Lydia were ordained and commissioned into the ministry by Pastor Poju Oyemade, the Senior Pastor of Covenant Christian Centre, Lagos.
Pastor Dave as he is fondly called is a sound and balanced teacher of the word of God who is focused on building the balanced life. David is passionate about reaching the unchurched and showing believers how to practically worship God, grow in him, live a victorious life daily & be light to their immediate environs.