Rev. Dr. Olu & Pastor Bola Oluwatofehinti - Senior Pastors
Olu and Bola are the Senior Pastors at House of Praise Church. Olu is a graduate of International Bible Institute of London and University of Greenwich, London UK. He further pursued the call to ministry and graduated in 1999 from Surrey University, UK with a Masters in Theology. Olu went on to receive his Doctorate of Divinity in November 2017. Bola studied both at Middlesex University, London and Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Kirkland, WA.
Olu and Bola has planted churches in Europe. He spent his life in ministry serving the body of Christ. Olu's concern for the problems of our communities is expressed by his approach to discipleship and leadership based on strong biblical and spiritual principles.
From Africa, Europe to North America, many people have been touched by their message of faith, healing and God's love through their stewardship ministries. Olu is an ordained minister of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel. Olu is married to Bola; and they are blessed with adult children, one boy and two girls.
Elton & Edina Carr - Christian Education/Discipleship
Elton and Edina were both born in Monrovia Liberia, West Africa. After coming to the U.S they lived in Indianapolis, Indiana. Elton attended the University of Indiana; he is committed to hard work and is a minister of the Gospel. He loves his family, technology, adventure, and a good challenge. Overall his first love is doing the will and work of God. Edina is a graduate of the United Methodist University in Liberia and worked for several years with the United Nation Food and Agriculture Organization in Liberia, helping war affected farmers. Her passion is reading, listening to others and being in the service of God. Elton and Edina are blessed with twins.
Laura Ospino - General Ministry
Laura is our General Ministry Assistant Volunteer. She manages social media presence of House of Praise Foursquare Church. She is currently pursuing a Master in Ministry Leadership. She has a Bachelor degree in Business and Finance and has work experience in the administrative and logistics field of a wide range of business industries such as pharmaceutical, banking, human resources consulting, logistics and transportation. She served in Colombia for 7 years as a Sunday school teacher for the kids ministry and as a singer in the worship team.
In her free time, she enjoys doing DIY projects and reading books. Besides English, she speaks her native language Spanish and has an intermediate level of Portuguese.