City Director (Ottawa)
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Ezekiel was born and raised in a large Christian family in Western kenya Western Kenya. He is married to Dutea who is also trained in Theology and they both have two grown daughters.
Ezekiel has served locally, nationally, regionally and globally before joining ISMC. He translated the Bible into Lunyore, which is his local language under Bible Society of Kenya. After translating the Bible into Lunyore, he served as a pastor to Nakuru Pentecostal Church during which time, he also served as an adjunct faculty at Pentecostal Bible College briefly before going for further studies in Cross-cultural training at Bethany International University in Singapore.
Ezekiel also helped establish the Africa Center for Missions as the first African missionary trainer where many African missionaries and church leaders were trained and commissioned to reach the Unreached people groups. Prior to coming to Canada, Ezekiel served as the Executive Secretary of Evangelism and Missions at the Association of Evangelicals in Africa (AEA) working in 38 African countries with the Missions vision. Globally, Ezekiel served as the assistant dean of students in charge of international students at Bethany International University. Ezekiel is also on the Executive Committee of GlobeServe (a partnership of missionary training schools and sending agencies) as a member representing Africa.
In 2017, Ezekiel applied for a visitor visa to visit Richmond Baptist in Vancouver for 5 days. To his amazement, he was granted a 10-year work visa instead. Little did he know that this was a Macedonian call to come and work with International Student Ministries in Canada, and yet at the time of getting the visa, he knew nothing about ISMC.
Ezekiel is the ISMC City Director for Ottawa in Ontario and his passion is to see international students adapt into the post-modern western culture, experience the love of Christ and prepare them to go back into their own countries as men and women of integrity. Our goal to love the international students unconditionally and partner with churches in leading close to half a million international students to discover Jesus through the Word of God, and prepare them to serve God wherever He leads them.