William Folorunso Kumuyi is a Nigerian pastor, author, mathematician and televangelist. He is the general superintendent of Deeper Life Bible Church. Pastor Kumuyi was born on June 6, 1941 in Orunwa, Ogun State, Protectorate of Nigeria.
Pastor Kumuyi Profile
William Folorunso Kumuyi
Date of Birth
June 6, 1941
80 Years (2021)
State of Origin
Founder of Deeper Life
Pastor Kumuyi obtained his SSCE certificate from Mayflower School in Ikenne, Ogun State in 1961. He obtained a BSc. in mathematics from University of Ibadan and a Post Graduate degree in Education from the University of Lagos.
Pastor Kumuyi holds an honorary PhD from the University of Abuja
Career and Church
Kumuyi started his career as a mathematics teacher at Mayflower School in Ikenne, Ogun State in 1962. He later became a lecturer at the mathematics department, University of Lagos.
After being influenced by John Wesley, Charles Finney and Charles Spurgeon, Pastor Kumuyi became a born again in 1964.
In 1973, Pastor Kumuyi broke out to establish a bible study group with 15 students at the University of Lagos.
He was expelled from Apostolic Faith Church for preaching on the baptism of the Holy Spirit in 1975.
Prior to establishing Deeper Life, he was a member of the Anglican Communion, Celestial Church of Christ, Scripture Union (SU) movement and Apostolic Faith.
Pastor Kumuyi continued his ministry which later evolved to become Deeper Life Bible Church in 1982.
In 2009, Pastor Kumuyi launched his own satellite television station. He also owns a secondary school Deeper Life High Schools and a university Anchor University, Lagos.
Deeper life have grown to have over 800,000 affiliates as at 2005. The church international headquarters is located at Gbagada, Lagos and its the fourth largest church auditorium in the world.
Deeper Life also owns Deeper Life Conference Centre in Ogun State at Kilometre 42, Lagos–Ibadan Expressway and the International Bible Training Centre (IBTC) at Ayobo, Lagos.