Pastor Paul Adeolu Adefarasin is an author, social transformer, and the founder and senior Pastor of House on the Rock church. Pastor Adefarasin has always proved to be a good leader through his leadership skills. His convened annual Gospel music concert is now a well-respected event (The Experience) with Gospel music heavyweights annually making it a date.

Early Life

Pastor Paul was born in 25th January 1963 to a Nigerian Father, Joseph Adefarasin, and Jamaican mother, Hilda Adefarasin. He started his education at the St Saviour’s School in Ikoyi, and Igbobi College in Yaba and then went on to pursue a Bachelor in Architecture from the University of Miami.

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After his education, he practiced in Florida before returning to Nigeria and then moved to the International Bible Institute of London from where he received a Diploma in Christian Ministry.

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He lived both in Nigeria and the United States in his early life. He graduated from University of Miami with a professional Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture and practiced in Florida before his eventual call by God into ministry.

Pastor Paul Adefarasin founded the House on the Rock church in 1994 in his mother’s living room in Lagos with a few attendees. Well, the living room church has today; blossomed into a Ministry that has over 50 branches in Africa and Europe.

He also started the Rock Foundation which works with the church social and humanitarian services like rehabilitation and empowerment of ex-convicts, urban miscreants, prostitutes, drug addicts.

Formerly a drug addict himself, he is well motivated to preach against all social vices that bedevils humanity. He is known for his publicly broadcasted programme “Something is about to happen”. A well pronounced mentee of Bishop T.D. Jakes of Dallas Texas, Pastor Paul has been fervent in his message of hope to the world and especially the African continent where he resides. He worked with Bishop Jakes and many other famous artists in producing the “Inspired By”. The Bible Experience where he acted the voice of God.

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He obeyed the leading of God as a visionary to start the Lagos Experience Gospel Musical Concert and the program was first produced in 2006. Currently, the Lagos Experience has become a landmark event that draws gospel music greats of this age with great authencity.

It is also believed that the Experience Musical Concert happens to be one of the best musical concerts in the world at large. It is also recorded that the experience concert pulls crowds from different races, and circles. Added to this, the Experience musical concerts is also one of the best in Africa that has recorded featuring great musical artists from  all  over the world at large (artists like Don Moen, Sinach, etc).

Marital Life

In  1995, Pastor Paul Adefarasin got married to Pastor Ifeanyi Adefarasin (He married when he was 32 years), a former beauty queen and together, they have three lovely children (Hilda, Alvin, and Alexander).

Paul Adefarasin Net Worth

Paul Adefarasin is one of the most influential Nigerian pastors. He is estimated to be net worth $10 million.

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