Pastor Lawrence Onochie is a Nigerian pastor, author, public speaker and scholar. He is the senior pastor of The Kings Heritage Church, Nigeria.
Childhood and Education
Lawrence Onochie was born on August 10, 1969, in Ubulu Ukwu, Delta State, Nigeria. Onochie grew up in Lagos, where he attended the Oshodi Comprehensive High School, Oshodi, Lagos State, from 1981–1985 and Federal School of Arts and Science, Victoria Island, Lagos, between 1986-1987 . In 1988, he got admission to study at Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) where he graduated in 1993.
Pastor Lawrence became born again in 1987 through the ministry of Bishop Mike Okonkwo at The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM) after a delinquent lifestyle. In 1988, he pastored a fellowship called ‘The Royal Priesthood Family’ and further went on to become a pastor of ‘Youths Aflame Christian Outreach’ (YACO), a revolutionary youth ministry which was an amalgamation of three different youth ministries from 1989-1991. Onochie also served as the Pastor of ‘El-shaddai Club’, a campus fellowship in Anambra State University of Science and Technology, between 1991-1993.
In 1994, he served in the birthing process of House on the Rock over a period of seven (7) years, and held various leadership responsibilities in the ministry thereafter, including:
- Pastor in charge of the Music Ministry,
- Coordinator, PETRA Coalition
- Director of Counseling
- Director of Missions
On 11 November 2001, Bishop Mike Okonkwo, General Overseer of TREM, commissioned The Kings Heritage Church, of which Lawrence Onochie has since been its Senior pastor.
The King’s Heritage is deeply involved and committed to meeting the spiritual, mental and material needs of the people as demonstrated through their various outreach programmes under the Heritage Foundation.
Pastor Onochie is the convener of Discovery For Youths, a youths Empowerment initiative held annually, which is “focused on raising a new breed of dynamic young leaders in Nigeria.”
List Of Books Written By Pastor Lawrence Onochie
Pastor Lawrence has authored several revolutionary books such as “Against All Odds”, “Beyond The Limits”, “Economic Empowerment”, ”Radical Grace”, among others.
Pastor Lawrence Onochie is married to Pastor Josephine, President of Covenant Women Ministry International, and together, they live in Lagos with their son Daniel.