About Tim

Meet Pastor Timothy Babajide Ogundele-Jesu


Timothy Babajide Ogundele-Jesu is the last of four children of the popular and renowned Evangelist of The Apostolic Church Nigeria, Pastor Ezekiel Olorunfemi Ogundele. Born and brought up in the vision by his father, who took him places propagating the gospel with the flare for the word of God.

He and four other vissionaires founded THE WILL MINISTRY in 1983, where God used him to preach the gospel and convert many souls for Christ. He continued his journey to stardom when he gained admission into The United Missionary Theolaogical College,(UMTC), Ilorin. His undying love and devotion to Christ and his commitment to this course was his ever driving force in his ministry. Looking back at his father's legacy, he decided to remain in the vision where his father served for so many years in the year 1986.

He commenced this when he was admitted to The Apostolic Church Theological Seminary Ilesha that same year. After spending 2 years of advanced grilled study in this field, he graduated to the post of Worker which is the first serving position in The Apostolic Church Nigeria that year, [now known as Assistant Pastor in this present day]. Starting as a worker, he was posted to The Apostolic Church Nigeria, Ifako-Gbadada, Lagos, where he began his first experience as a Minister in the vision under the governance of Pastor Paul Funsho Usman, who was then his District Apostle.


In February 17th, 1991, he was transferred to The Apostolic Church Nigeria, Oworoshoki, Lagos. Later that year, he was ordained as a Pastor, and began his full ministry in The Apostolic Church Nigeria. In August 27th, 1998, he was again transferred to The Apostolic Church Nigeria Wuse, Abuja, from where he was promoted on 2 different occasions due to his outstanding performance in that field, which are: District Pastor, and District Apostle.

On the 6th of April 2005, he was again transferred to The Apostolic Church Nigeria, Ojoo-Ibadan. During his service in this field he futher added to his skills and knowledge in the ministry. He attended The School of Deliverance and Healing (SODAH), founded by the great Man of God Rev GF Oyor, at Bodija-Ibadan. By March 2010, he was again transferred to The Apostolic Church Nigeria Oregun Lagos.

In the year 2011, on the 19th of December to be precise, he was promoted to the position of Area Superintendent and then transferred to The Apostolic Church Nigeria Ajah, Lagos, where he served as a Superintendent for the first time in his amazing career. With outstanding performances spread all over his work stations he was then transferred again to The Apostolic Church Nigeria, Oshodi Area, to serve as their 7th Area Supritendent, on the 4th of May, 2017.

Just after seven outstanding months of service in that Area, he got picked up again, and transferred to The Apostolic Church Nigeria Ijebu-Ode Area, where he is presently serving as the Area Superintendent. He has been marvellously accompanied throughout all his journey and career as a Minister of the gospel by his amazing and never relenting wife, Deborah Oladunni Ogundele-Jesu, and 6 wonderful children. Throughout his career, he has been on outreach to many souls nationwide and around the globe, serving as a father, husband, daddy, brother, mentor, uncle, son, and leader, giving all his best to this just call, so that the name of the Lord God is glorified.