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 Missionar Association), the General Coordinator of the Third World Missions Association (TWMA) and currently the Continental Coordinator of the MOVEMENT FOR AFRICAN NATIONAL INITIATIVES (MANI). He is a co-founder of Development Associates International (DAI) of which he served as the Pioneer Director of its Nigeria Ministry Center.

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 the Alliance Research NetworkInternational titled “Indigenous Missions In Nigeria: Pioneers Behind the Scene”

A B.Ed graduate from University of Ibadan, 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: Missions: The Heartbeat of God; Missions and You; Missions Mobilization Manual; Sending st and Supporting African Missionaries in the 21 Century; Models, Issues and Structures of Indigenous Missions in Africa (Ed) and a chapter on The Role of the Majority Church in Missions in AZUZA STREET AND BEYOND as well as in “Sorrow and Blood”.

He is married to Bosede Olaitan Ezemadu and blessed with four children (Chika, Chuks, Buchi and Joshua), a son-in-law (Sayo Afolabi, Chika's spouse), three daughters-in-law (Oselata, Chuks' spouse, Vanessa, Joshua's spouse, and Dorcas, Buchi's spouse), six grand-daughters (Rhoda, Michelle & Joanna [Chika] Afolabi; Gabriella & Grace [Joshua] Ezemadu; Amanda [Chuks] Ezemadu) and four grandsons (Jethro [Chuks] Ezemadu; Chukwuebuka [Buchi] Ezemadu); Jonathan & Jeremiah [Joshua] Ezemadu.

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