Rev. Olayemi Ishola was born into the family of Mr & Mrs Zacchaeaus Ishola of Mojobate’s compound of Ogbooro, Shaki East Local Government of Oyo State. He started his Primary school education at model primary school, bagudo (1981-1984) and completed it at koko salihu primary school (1984-1988). He attended government secondary school, Koko in (1989-1994), he proceeded to the college of preliminary school in 1994-1995 He served as a teacher at good foundation nursery and primary school 1994-1995 and Baptist nursery and primary school yelwa-yauri 1997-2000. He was a road-side auto-mechanic, tailor and trained barber. He served in boys brigade of Nigeria, royal ambassador from church to conference level. He received the call of God into the ministry and entered the united missionary church of Africa theological college in the year 2000. He obtained a certificate of theology 2000-2003, diploma in religious studies (UI) 2003-2005, bachelor of theology (UMCATC) 2005-2008, master of theology 2008-2010 and bachelor of theology (NBTS ) 2011-2013.

Rev. Olayemi Ishola served as Student Pastor with Emmanuel Baptist church sabo-oke between 2001-2009 and as a Field Pastor in preaching stations between 2010 till date. He is the pioneer of the search for the lost souls’ evangelical mandate and assistant coordinator of hope of glory foundation ministries. He served as president of Christ ambassador fellowship and Baptist student leaders fellowship UMCATC chapter. He is the treasurer of born again Christian assembly international 2011 till date and treasurer UMCATC alumni association 2012 till date. Pastor Yemi Ishola is married to former miss Esther Oluwayemisi Joel and they are blessed with shekinah and shalom. He is a committed missionary, gifted teacher and drama minister.