Pastor Laolu Bamiteko is a visionary and motivational leader. He is fondly called “Pastor Laolu” and is known for his servant’s heart and leadership by example. Called to the ministry in 1995, Pastor Laolu joined The Redeemed Christian of God in 1999 when he relocated to the United States of America. Four and half years later, he was asked by Pastor Olusola Oloidi to start a Parish under this mission. He is always passionate about helping others develop to their fullest potential.Pastor Laolu was born and raised in Nigeria. His is a certified banker and has a degree in Economics and a Masters degree in Finance. When relocated to the United States of America, he obtained another Master degree in Information Management Science and also a certification in Contracting from The United States Defense Acquisition University, Devoir. The goal statement of Christ Powerhouse Philadelphia is “Reach out to people of every nationality and backgrounds to develop dedicated disciples who will be doers of God’s Word and experience the abundant life.The members see the church as a home church where gossip is not only discouraged but also, disallowed. The expression of love amongst the membership continues to attract people of all walks of life into its midst. Pastor Loalu is boldly committed to teaching God’s Word undiluted and is practically and diligently dedicated to the ministry of the Lord Jesus ChristPastor Laolu and his beautiful wife Funmi, the church first lady are blessed with two handsome boys; Olamide and Olaniyi.