Pastor Wale Maye is a native of Lagos, Nigeria. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Ibadan (B.A in Economics), and later attended Capital Bible Seminary in Lanham, Maryland where he received a Master of Divinity degree in May of 2004. Pastor Maye was ordained in the African Methodist Episcopal Church in April of 2000.
However, with the call of God heavy on his heart to establish a church whose focus will be on strong biblical teaching and world missions, he left the AME Church in January 2001 to plant a new church. Today, he is the Senior Pastor of Touch of Love Bible Church in Laurel, Maryland, a church with the primary goal of preaching the unadulterated word of God and a heart for missions. Pastor Wale Maye is married to First Lady Alicia Maye and they have one son, Wale Jr.