Federal Republic of Nigeria (General Council Assemblies of God Nigeria) – Participating Member
The Assemblies of God, Nigeria, has a population of 2.6 million adherents and members worshipping in over 14,300 churches in Nigeria. The General Council with its Headquarters in Enugu in Enugu State of Nigeria provides ministerial credentials to more than 11,650 ministers, including more than 50 missionaries in over 9 countries and territories of the world.
Paul Emeka is the current General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God, Nigeria. He has served as a minister in Assemblies of God since 1976. He has pastored six churches, taught in the Assemblies of God Divinity School of Nigeria, Umuahia from 1989-1993 before resuming the pastoral work in Assemblies of God, in Enugu, from where he was elected the secretary of Enugu District of the Assemblies of God, Nigeria in 1994. In 1997 he was elected the District Superintendent of the same District of Enugu. Subsequently, he was elected a member of the Executive Committee of the General Council of the Assemblies of God, Nigeria in 2002 and the Assistant General Superintendent in 2006. Then in November 2010 he was elected the General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God, Nigeria. This same year, 2010, he was appointed as a member of the Executive Council of the World Assemblies of God Fellowship.
Paul Emeka holds Ph.D in Church History from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Th.D in Systematic Theology from Vision Christian University, California, USA. He is a professor of theology in the National Open University of Nigeria and a visiting professor in the Miracle-Word Theological Seminary, Enugu, Nigeria. Emeka is the author of more than fourteen theological and general Christian books, some of which are Methodology of Biblical Preaching, Rapture: A Glorious Departure, Encounters in Revelation, Success in Education, The Portrait of a Man of God and others.
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