Hezekiah Akinride

Convener of the Shift Intiative

Capital seed - Getting with where you are with what you have.


Hezekiah Akinrinde is the Lead Pastor of The Worship Centre, Ibadan located at 1, Fabunmi Street, Elero Bus-Stop, Bodija-Ashi Road, Ibadan - a church with the Mandate to raise an Army of New Testament Christians who would turn the world UPSIDE DOWN! The church holds the vision to become the breeding place for men and women who would determine the destiny of tomorrow using the Bible as their guide.

He is also the Convener of The Shift Initiative - a platform which is God's nursery for godly leaders. Pastor Hez', as he is fondly called, is a passionate preacher of the Gospel who believes in the display of apostolic power as the evidence of true Pentecost. He is also a fierce social commentator who has an uncanny ability to punch the nail-bags in socio-political discourses.

An avid lover of books, war/diplomatic/political/intelligence movies and historical books/documentaries, the Bible stands out as his most influencing literature.

He is a highly sought-after speaker at both secular and faith-based events. 

Husband to Deborah, chief fashion consultant and designer at Ara Coutures) and proud father to Judah and Beulah.