Meet Pastor Philip Igbinijesu, the Apostolic Set-man of the Word Assembly

PHILIP IGBINIJESU is the Apostolic Set-man and God’s visionary for Word Assembly, a mission oriented Ministry with international outreaches and satellite churches in Zambia, South Africa, Belgium and USA and some cities in Nigeria with a passion for leadership development, social impact and kingdom relevance.

An author, television host, conference speaker and life coach, he travels widely with a mandate to reach nations, raise leaders, revive ministries and restore marriage and family values. Aside serving as the President, Central Executive Committee of Word Assembly, he is the President of Philip Igbinijesu Ministries International (PIMI); President, Just Couples (an organization with the mission of restoring, reviving and renewing marriage and family values); President, Leadership Development Institute (LDI); Executive Director (West Africa), Institute for National Transformation (INT); Executive Director, S.H.A.P.E. Empowerment Foundation (SEF); Principal, Surepace Business Academy (SBA); and CEO, Kings Court LP. He also serves on the Board of a few other Ministries.

He earned an LL.B in Law from the University of Benin; B.L. from the Nigerian Law School, after which he was admitted to the Nigerian Bar; MBA from the Netherland Business School and currently pursuing a PHD in Human Resource Development in Regents University, USA. Pastor Philip’s overwhelming passion as a transformational apostle is to see people and nations become the best they can be in God. Anointed, cerebral, articulate, unassuming and highly principled, he is a delight to meet and hear as he teaches the word of God with simplicity, clarity, conviction and great unction. He is married to Olubunmi, a co-pastor, and together they have three children Joshua, Jochebed and Joel.

Pastor Philip Igbinijesu

Word Assembly is a local assembly of believers. A local assembly is a micro-church. The church is the body of Jesus Christ on earth, the people of God, called out of the system of this world into the family of God to be made into his likeness of His son Jesus Christ and accomplish God’s pleasure on earth.

Word Assembly was inaugurated on the 31st of July, 1994. The venue of the inauguration was Plot 133, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos. The name of the Church is derived from Acts 19: 20 where the Bible says the Word of God grew mightily and prevailed.

In every local assembly there must be these all- important features, the ‘set man’, ‘the message’ of God with him and ‘the ministry’ to be carried out.

God will always use men to accomplish His purpose on earth. In Word Assembly, the set man is the person of Pastor Philip Igbinijesu. He is a legal Practitioner by training and has been in full-time pastoral work since 1994. He is married to Pastor Bunmi, a Co-pastor. Both are anointed, articulate, vibrant & seasoned ministers of the Gospel with unblemished integrity. He got born again in 1982 and between 1986-1990, he pastored the Christian Gospel Church, Obazagbon Village branch, Benin. From 1991 to 1994, he was an Associate Pastor with The Anointed Word Church, Lagos. He has also held several other Christian leadership positions.

Pastor Philip and Bunmi Igbinijesu

On November 27, 1993, the Lord mandated Pastor Philip Igbinijesu to ‘Go, preach my Word emphasizing its Righteousness…’ with a firm promise that ‘as my word prevails mightily so shall it be in your hands’.

Word Assembly is a bible based Church. It is a community of genuine followers of Jesus Christ in whom Christ dwells and reigns as Lord:

We come together from different backgrounds and geographical locations
We submit to the Holy Spirit and are guided by the authority of the scripture
We receive oversight, care and instruction from ministry gifts given by our ascended Lord to the Church
We glorify God through corporate worship, evangelism, teachings, training and imparting, fellowship, celebrating the Lord’s Supper, Baptizing new converts in water as we lead them to the baptism in the Holy Spirit, celebrating at wedding and child dedications. Acts 2:41-47.

Believe and confess Jesus as your Lord and Saviour
Be baptized in water by immersion
Completion of Word Academy training progamme (minimum of Level 100)
Signing of membership pledge

You become part of a spiritual Family of believers that support and encourages you (Gal. 6: 1, 2, Heb. 10:24,25)
You become knowledgeable in the things of God (Hosea 4:6)
You are able to discover and release your potentials in God
You are under the guidance and cover of godly and responsible leaders. (Heb 13:17, Acts 20:28-30)
You are accountable, which is what you need to grow (Eph. 5:21)
You become entitled to ministry services and privileges.

Located beside Lagos Business School
Plot 7, Hitech Road, Alasia
Lekki Peninsula
Tel: 08058881818

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