Our Pastors

Stephen Gbolahan, Lead Pastor of Calvary Bible Church Houston. He is constantly driven by the burning desire to see people come into their full potential as God has ordained.

Stephen is a minister of the word, an insightful teacher, passionate leader and strong crusader of the efficacy of the God’s word and prayers.  Each week, he delivers God’s word of transformation with simplicity and there have been countless testimonies of changed lives and destinies.

His earnest desire is to see that people embrace God’s grace and mercy through His word and become what God wants them to be.

He is married to Grace, Grace is a music minister and consultant, and they are blessed with a Son.


OLUMIDE EMMANUEL is a man of multiple grace with worldwide influence across the religious and secular arena. He is a Bible Scholar, a role model, a Creative Thinker, a Motivational Speaker, a Business Man, Entrepreneur, Wealth Creation Agent, Leadership developer, Counselor, and Resource person. He is also a Church Planter, Consultant, and Administrator, a bestselling author with about twenty books that have been celebrated both within and outside the shores of Nigeria. He has shown that the power of the printed word can be far reaching and preserved for generations.

Olumide Emmanuel is a lover of God, a preacher and a man of immense integrity who believes in balance. He is the Overseer of Calvary Bible Church, worldwide. Before the young, he is a mentor; among the unlearned, he is a teacher of common sense, among the elderly; he is a phenomenon in the school of wisdom. He leaves his audience wondering and commands the respect of the learned.

As a conference speaker and the President of the NGO-Dynamites Forum International, he is the host of the “Wisdom for Singles” conference which was birthed February 14, 1999. Wisdom for Singles today is a household name in Nigeria and beyond touching thousands of youths and singles. His daily and weekly media broadcast is a delight to millions.

He sits on the board of numerous businesses and directly manages some of them which includes Common Sense Ltd, a group of businesses with interest in real estate, Publishing, Travel & Tour, Consultancy, Trainings etc, FingerPrint investment club (FIC), Parable Ventures Ltd (PVL), wealth creation network (WCN) , Dynamites Forum International (DFI), an NGO and many others. He is the set man over The Empowerment Assembly (TEA) and Executive Director, Success Business Leadership School (SBLS)