Faith Tabernacle worship in 2005
|Founded||December 11, 1983|
|Senior pastor(s)||David Oyedepo|
Faith Tabernacle is an evangelical megachurch and the headquarters church of Living Faith Church Worldwide. It is at Canaanland, Ota, Lagos, Nigeria, current neo-charismatic movement. The senior pastor of this community is David Oyedepo since its founding in 1983. In 2015, the attendance is 50,000 peoples.
In 1981, David Oyedepo at age 26, has a vision for his ministry. The Church is founded in December 11, 1983. In 2014, Living Faith Church Worldwide is in 65 countries. In 2015, Faith Tabernacle has an attendance of 50,000 people.
Faith Tabernacle has a capacity of 50,400 worshippers and it is reputed to be the world's largest church in terms of capacity.[self-published source] It covers about 70 hectares and is built inside the complex called Canaanland, with a size of more than 10,500 hectares (42km2) in Ota, a suburb of Lagos. The church building was constructed under in 12 months and dedicated in September 1999.
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