Our President and founder is Oyindamola Treasure Okenla. The Lord called Treasure to minister to the downcast and the broken-hearted in 1999. Following her calling, she began the ministry of connecting those lost in darkness to His glorious Light- 6 “I, the Lord, have called you in righteousness; I will take hold of your hand. I will keep you and will make you to be a covenant for the people and a light for the Gentiles,
7 to open eyes that are blind, to free captives from prison and to release from the dungeon those who sit in darkness. (Isaiah 42:6-7). Her passion has been guiding people of God in the journey of discovering their person, purpose, and potential in Christ and recovery from the loss of any of such. She has since dedicated her passion towards this cause. She engages the ministry of the Word, Prayer to carry out this assignment.
As an ordained minister with The Redeemed Christian of God, she served as the Prayer Ministry coordinator at Jesus House Chicago, a parish of the worldwide church. She has held that position from July 2004 to July 2016. She has also served as an Associate Pastor in another parish of the same church from 1999 to 2003. She also serves as the coordinator of Zion Prayer Network, a ministry dedicated to raising and equipping intercessors.
Treasure is a certified Biblical counselor, a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and also holds the membership of the Project Management Institute. She holds a Masters in Public Administration from Ogun State University Nigeria and a postgraduate degree in theology from the Redeemed Christian Bible College as well as an Advanced Diploma in Christian Counseling from Light University. She is also a certified life coach.
Since 1996, Treasure has dedicated herself to raising prayer intercessors and leaders well equipped to intercede for the church and the nations. She facilitates training and prayer events for churches and groups throughout the United States, including a bi-monthly prayer program in Chicago known as Life Encounters, A semi-annual singles boot-camp; ” BY THE WELL, and at the monthly Jesus House Chicago ‘Power Encounter Program’.
She has authored New Song, a strategic prayer guide for believers ready to break free from the trials and challenges faced in the wilderness of life and Divine Connections, A Marital Prayer Guide and Tips. She is available to speak, teach or plan prayer events including workshops, seminars, and conferences, for churches and Christian ministries across the United States.