Taiwo Sholanke is the pioneering Pastor of New Wine Church, Abuja, Nigeria.  A church planted in 2017.

Taiwo was led to Christ through his cousin in 1977 and he received the baptism of the Holy Spirit five years after his conversion.

He obtained his Bsc Agricultural Economics from University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 1991 and his Diploma in Business Administration and Banking and finance from London City College in 2004 to 2006.

He attended Yeshua Bible School, Ibadan, undertook some Bible courses in Winners Chapel Church, London and has attended the Believer’s College and Pastoral Training courses in New Wine Church.

Taiwo’s working career has spanned work in Nigeria, Tripoli, Italy and the UK.

Taiwo has served in different churches as a Sunday school teacher, a traffic warden, member of intercessory group and was an active member of the Pastoral Counseling in New Wine Church until his ordination.

Taiwo received the calling of God upon his life in 2009 and God revisited him twice in October 2012. The 2012 visitation from God was a turning point and a new dimension in his spiritual life, which left him in vigorous pursuit of God and living a dedicated life.

Taiwo is blessed with a son, Emmanuel and a daughter, Mary Anuoluwapo. He is happily married to Temitope.