KingsWord Ministries International was conceived in August 1990 when God spoke to Kayode Ijisesan fondly known as Pastor Kay the words “...raise me a supernatural army” in an unusual divine encounter. He was a college student in a Pharmacy School at this time. The first seed of this great vision was planted in Aprill 1993 with the inception of a college ministry originally known as Victory Christian Fellowship now KingsWord Campus Church, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
On November 21, 1997, KingsWord Ministries International (KMI) was officially commisioned. The Church arm of the ministry known as KingsWord International Church (KIC) was later inaugurated on the 31st of December, 1997 in the city of Lagos, Nigeria. Presently, there are twelve vibrant Churches in Lagos metropolis alone.
God instructed the set man, Pastor Kay to relocate his family to the United States in November 1999. KingsWord International Church, Chicago which is presently the Apostolic headquarter of the ministry was established on the 1st of September, 2002.
In obedience to God, the ministry has planted Churches that are committed to discipling this generation in the supernatural power and principles of God in four continents thereby fulfilling KingsWord Everywhere mandate.
The weekly broadcast of the ministry, 'The King's Word' is seen in over 200 nations on several television networks.
Pastor Kay is happily married to Mayowa, fondly called Pastor May. They reside in the Chicago area of the United States from where they provide an apostolic covering for the missions and churches of the ministry in North America, Africa, Asia and Europe. They are blessed with two children: Tolu and Temi.
To raise a supernatural army
To present the good news of Jesus, the Anointed One to a dying world.
To bring men and women out of the bondage of ignorance, religion and tradition so that they can come into real fellowship with God.
To raise spirit-filled worshippers that have the Word of God as their final authority and a revelation of their supernatural identity.
To demonstrate the power of God and fill the earth with God’s glory through the ministry of the Word and the Holy Spirit.
To equip, train and develop believers for the work of the ministry and provide an environment for kingdom service.
To help believers discover, develop and deploy their God-given purpose.
To communicate the principles of the kingdom using every available medium and technology.
To provide an excellent and inspiring environment where both young and matured professionals utilize their education and God-given talents to glorify God.
To build healthy family units that glorify God through effective ministry to children, teenagers, single and married adults.
To raise multiracial and multigenerational congregations all over the world which allows individuals of all ethnicity and ages to have healthy covenant-based relationships.
Our Core Values
S - Spirit Filled Lifestyle
U - Uncompromising Word of God as the Final Authority
P - Purpose Driven People
E - Excellent in all our ways
R - Relevant to the society