Biography of Pastor Sunday Adelaja


Pastor Sunday and His Family

Pastor Sunday Adelaja is the Founder and Senior Pastor of The Embassy of the Blessed Kingdom of God for All Nations Church in Kyiv, Ukraine.

He is a Nigerian-born leader with an apostolic gift for the twenty-first century. In his mid thirties Pastor Sunday had already proven to be one of the world’s most dynamic communicators and church planters and is regarded as the most successful pastor in Europe with over 25,000 members as well as daughter and satellite churches in over 50 countries worldwide.


Perez, Zoe and Pearl

The congregation includes members from all spheres of society, from former drug and alcohol addicts, to politicians and millionaires. It’s high percentage of white Europeans (99%), also indicates that boundaries of racial prejudice have been surpassed. In the same country where Pastor Sunday was called “chocolate rabbit” and several attempts have been made to deport him, thousands join hands and support his mission to see Ukraine and the whole world affected and saved by the gospel of the Kingdom. Pastor Sunday is recognized as an unusually gifted teacher of the Word of God, with an extraordinary operation in the gifts of the Spirit, especially the word of knowledge. He receives numerous speaking invitations to several countries in all continents of the world yearly, as well as invitations to meetings with heads of States and other Politicians.


Abosede Adelaja

Pastor Sunday’s influence in the areas of church growth, prayer and evangelism has been noted by Charisma Magazine, Ministries Today and many other Christian periodicals. The secular world media, such as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Washington Post, Reuters, Associated Press, CNN, BBC and German, Dutch and French national television have all widely reported on him. The Wall Street Journal called him “A Man with a Mission” set out to save Kyiv. The Ukrainian President Yushenko acknowledged his strong involvement in the Orange revolution for democracy in Ukraine. Former Mayor of New York City Rudolph Giuliani stated: “Sunday, God bless you in your important mission. When I next come to Ukraine I would like to be at your church”.

In August 2007 by invitation from the employees of the UN, Pastor Sunday Adelaja was invited as a speaker for three sessions. It was the first time in the history of the UN that a pastor speaks in the main hall of the UN. There were 500 organizations and missions from different parts of the world and leaders from 30 countries that participated in these sessions. From then on, the Embassy of God started its preparation to enter the UN and become a member of this organization.

Pastor Sunday’s passion for National Transformation has driven him to maximally spread the word of God. He has written and published over 200 books of which some have been translated to English, German, Chinese, Arabic and Dutch. Also, thousands of sermons have been recorded. He organizes annual pastors leadership seminars where over 1,000 ministers regularly attend, studying the topic ‘Pastoring without Tears’. His passion is to ignite these ministers with fire and power to transform their cities and countries.

DSC_2733Every year Pastor Sunday organizes Pastor’s Seminars that take place in the church. He is also the main speaker there. During this time more than 1 000 Ministers learn how to be a pastor without tears, and learn the keys of achieving success. Also, every year Pastor Sunday organizes a summer and winter fast which aims at equipping Ministers with fire and power to change their cities and countries.

Nowadays, the apostolic ministry of Pastor Sunday has gone far beyond the boundaries of Ukraine, making him a desirable speaker and a Pastor to Pastors in many nations of the world. To date, he has visited over 50 countries.

Pastor Sunday is happily married to his “Princess” Abosede, and they are blessed with three children: Perez, Zoe and Pearl.


  • I am here to learn as your humble mentee sir.

  • Phillips Oladokun

    Blessed be God forever more!

  • Gbenga Gab Omotosho

    I thank God for you pastor.

    I’ve heard many complementary comments about you from my pastor, Dr. Tunde Bakare and many of my friends that have had personal contacts with you. May the good Lord open the understanding of many, including myself, that have offered to follow your mentorship. May the Holy Spirit keep you at the epicentre of His will
    More grace sir.

    • evelyn

      Thanks man of God, your words are so encouraging and i look forward seeing face to face one of this days. you are really a blesssing to our generation God blees you richly.

  • ugwu gladys

    I love your preaching. Wish to sit under your ministration some day. May you remain relevant until His appearing.

  • emmanuel lukalia

    Hey poster I help from you all the way from Kenya!

  • Kouame Kouassi anah

    Waooo this Is the blessing of God be bless again

  • Moses Bamai

    God bless Pastor Sunday and the womb which bore you, you are a really a blessing to our Generation. Just like Myles Munroe Blessed memory.

  • Adewunmi Adesanwo

    I got a referral to this blog by a friend. I was really blessed by the write up. Please I will like to be in this year annual leadership training for Pastor and ministers. Kindly keep me posted on the update.

  • Peter kimani Gitau.

    what’s a wonderful man of God is there in Ukraine.May God bless you.You are really having a moving testimony and anointed messages.
    i wish i will meet you personally one day.

  • Brian

    Hi Pastor Sunday, I am a young minister from Jamaica and I have a vision that I have started to push forth for the cause of Jesus but I need help. Can you consider helping us? My email is Thanks

  • Adeniji Adekunle Adejumo

    You a pastor that I’ve studied for years , I’m highly inspired for the ministry God committed into yours hands,I pray God will guide you to the end,I also look forward to an opportunity to be one of your pastor mentoring seminars,God bless
    Pastor Adeniji Adekunle

  • I have heard so much about you. I look forward one day to see you face to face. Keep the fire burning.


    God is good.. Sir…I pray God will guide you to do more to humanity to the end

  • Pastor, I must confess to you that I’m your ardent follower. Your books and your articles have really been a blessing to me. You are indeed, God’s gift to my generation. God bless you sir.

  • Pastor, I must confess that I am an ardent follower of you. You books and your articles online have really been a blessing to me
    You are indeed a blessing to my generation. God bless you sir.

  • I see a man of vision filled with passion to change the world order. I see a man filled with divine wisdom, insight guiding his affairs with discretion- using the love of people, love for the land as tools to do his divine assignment.
    I see a man that I will see too quickly to receive Godly instructions and blessings.

    I see a man with good understanding of how people work best.

    Ayodeji Samuel
    Vice President


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