Rev. Reuben E. Ezemadu

Rev. Reuben E. Ezemadu is the founding (and currently the International) Director of the Christian

Missionary Foundation Inc. He served as the pioneer General Secretary and later as the Chairman of NEMA (Nigeria Evangelical Missionary Association), the General Coordinator of the Third World Missions Association (TWMA) and currently the Continental Coordinator of the MOVEMENT FOR AFRICAN NATIONAL INITIATIVES (MANI) as well as theNigeriaMinistryCenter Director of the Development Associates International (DAI)

His contributions to the development of the missionary movement in Nigeria and beyond has earned him the following awards: “1998 AKANU IBIAM AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING PROMOTION OF THE VISION AND WORK OF CROSS-CULTURAL MISSIONS”by Wesley International Theological Seminary, the “1998 WOSOM MERIT AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS IN MISSIONS WORK” by World Outreach School of Missions, and an honorary DOCTOR OF DIVINITY by the World Link University. He was also featured in the biographical documentary by theAlliance Research Network International titled “Indigenous Missions InNigeria: Pioneers Behind the Scene”

He has authored and edited a number of books on Missions, as well as contributed several articles to other publications. His most recent books are:Sending and Supporting African Missionaries in the 21st Century (2005)andModels, Issues and Structures of Indigenous Missions in Africa (2006)and The Role of the Majority Church in Missions in AZUZA STREET AND BEYOND (2006)

He is married to Bosede Olaitan Ezemadu and blessed with four children (Chika, Chuks, Buchi and Joshua), a son-in-law (SayoAfolabi) and three grand-daughters (Chinwe, Amarachi&Chimdinma).