Glory Tabernacle Ministry

Salvation | Sanctification | Service



Pastor Gabriel Akinbola
General Pastor

Welcome to Glory Tabernacle Ministry

It is with much delight that I welcome you to this platform on behalf of the leadership and members of the Glory Tabernacle Ministry (GT), Ibadan. Glory Tabernacle Ministry was established by the leading of the Holy Spirit on the 7th of January, 1990. God gave His beloved servants the Pioneer Pastors Dr. Uzodinma Obed and His wife, Dr. Chinyere Obed a great co-minister of God’s grace, the revelations and visions which led to the birth of the ministry. The mandate and instructions that God gave to them were very clear.

He mandated them to run “a church where He alone will be the Lord”, a church where “I will see my people and will be glad”. God desired and instructed Glory Tabernacle ministry to raise disciples in Christ’s likeness and image; people in whom “I will pour my glory”.

Thus, right from the inception of the GT as a church, the Pioneer Pastors and the leadership have been clearly focused on the type of Christians that the Lord will want to raise through the ministry. This vision has characterized the testimonies of the church.

The ministry is now in the second generation of her leadership. In January 2011, the Pioneer Pastors by the leading of the Holy Spirit handed over the leadership to Prof. Gabriel Emiola Akinbola who by the grace of God leads a new generation of leaders who are fully committed to building on the covenant and vision that birth the ministry. This voluntary handing over is also a great testimony to the type of leadership the Obeds provided in the first 21 years of Glory Tabernacle. The Lord greatly enabled them to be a sterling model of the life and disciples they were called to raise. It is amazing to testify that the covenant and heritage of righteousness, faith, willing service and commitment to transformational discipleship which the church has received has continued to flourish in this new generation.

The Obeds are now primarily engaged in the Global Ministry of restoration of apostolic-styled transformational discipleship model through the Apostolic Discipleship Movement International.

This website is created to share with you the dealings of God with us and to make available some of the resources that can be a blessing to you. I welcome you to a journey with us in the privilege of following the Lord Jesus who called each member of the GT to be a “model of genuine Salvation, Sanctification and Service in the contemporary world”.


Upcoming Event:

Men and Marriage Seminar

June 3rd, 2017

ADM is an end-time move of the Holy Spirit to restore the practice of apostolic-styled (life-transforming) discipleship in the church of the 21st century and beyond.
To make available to the church in all the continents of the world, the knowledge, practical skills, and resources, for effective apostolic-styled discipleship, by which believers can grow more systematically into the image of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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The School in its origin, concept and course content is designed to train Christian leaders or potential leaders. It started in 1990 by a vision the Pioneer General Pastor of the Ministry Dr U Obed received from God of the need for the training of leaders for the contemporary Church. Its present structure as an organized training school came into being in 1995 when 189 participants graduated from the school.

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The Apostolic Discipleship Movement organizes these strategic training sessions with view to enable disciple makers, pastors and church leaders and other committed individuals with skills and capacity to initiate, conduct and sustain transformational discipleship programs using tested apostolic discipleship movement materials.
Participants are also trained to be able to develop apostolic discipleship training materials.

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The Believers Spiritual Growth program is the product of the ADM effort in developing a life-transforming discipleship programs. It comprises bible study materials developed in line with the three stages of spiritual growth as espoused by the ADM.
There are forty five bible study outlines in the first stage, and sixty in the second stage. The third stage is a formal teaching on identifying, developing and deploying one’s destiny fulfilling ministry.

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I thank God for His Word is true. God told me in 1989 (when I gave my life to Jesus Christ): "You will be light to all nations". It had been happening in various ways. It happened again in May, 2015. I won the Tetfund Award as the first person to have ever won such in my faculty. Because the devil was angry, the money was withheld. In the last miracle service (January, 2016), I brought the matter before God. The servant of God (Pastor Obed, Mummy Chy, and Pastor Akinbola) declared the word of God on the approval and assured me that it was done. It has been actualized.

God moved mightily and it is really done because the management has decided that soon I will be interviewed on our radio and in the university's weekly bulletin to prove to the university community that this grant can be won by researchers in humanities because people think it is only researchers in science alone that can win it. Our God is good. A sister.

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