Rev. Dr. Mensa Otabil is the Founder and General Overseer of the (ICGC) International Central Gospel Church, ranked amongst the fastest growing charismatic churches on the African Continent

As a role model in Christian Leadership, he has provided challenge and motivation for many individuals in their personal lives and in their family and business endeavors.

Dr. Otabil has been unequivocal in dealing with the Vision that God has Birthed in his Heart. Upon the Vision, Mission and The Philosophy (ICGC) International Central Gospel Church, has Extended Local Assembly to our brethren in Houston Metropolis to Equip them for the work of ministry to establish the house of God as model New Testament Christian and Churches. 



Pastor Sam is Ardent Bible teacher with loaded revelation of Gods Word and he teaches and preaches with such a passion and unction that makes the Word goes into your spirit, he believes in simplicity and humility with such a boldness.

Pastor Sam believe also that one man’s Vision gives birth to another’s Vision, he says your vision is on someone’s vision as someone’s vision is on yours. and sees his vision on Dr. Mensa Otabil’s Vision and upon that Vision he was led to gather people together in the Houston Metropolis. One thing you cannot miss about him is his smile and love for people so obvious. Pastor Sam is married to his lovely wife Joycelyn. The couple has two children.      

Vision of ICGC (Acts 2:42)
To establish the house of God through the development of Model New Testament Christians and churches.

That is, we have the commitment to train and equip God's people who come to our church to develop and grow into maturity in Christ so they will manifest the character of Christ.
Our Mission Statement

• Raising Leaders
• Shaping Vision
• Influencing Society through Christ

Through our programs, we trust to make the lives of our people better than before they came to Church, and redirect their perception and behaviour in conformity with God's word. This attitude which is based on the word of God will transform the lives of people in their communities, work place, schools etc.
Our Message (Jeremiah 31:17)

• Salvation from Sin
• Acceptance for the Outcast
• Strength for the Weak
• Prosperity for honest labour
• Dominion over the flesh
These and many more are what we convey through various activities to all our members in particular and the world in general.

We trust God to enable us present to the world the eternal truths of the bible that is doctrinally sound, spiritually inspired, mentally challenging and socially relevant.
Our Philosophy
• Practical Christianity
• Human Dignity
• Excellence
We believe Christianity is not a myth. God's word preached must bring truths that can produce results when applied to one’s life.

Every human being is created in the image and likeness of God and must be treated with respect and honour. Also, everything the Christian or the human being will do must be in excellent shape to the  glory of God. (Daniel 5:12)