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PROFILE OF PAUL EMEKA

Paul Emeka is basically a preacher of the word of God, an evangelist, a revivalist, administrator and a conference speaker. Paul Emeka was born in Okpuje, Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Onyishi and Josephine Chukwuemeka Ugwoke.  He was the fourth of six children in the family.

MARRIAGE

Paul Emeka is married to Dr. Sharon Emeka, and they are blessed with three Children, Philo, Davina and Orlando.

LECTURESHIP

  1. Assemblies of God Divinity School of Nigeria, Old Umuahia as a lecturer 1989-1993
  2. Bethel Theological Seminary, Enugu
  3. National Open University
  4. Miracle Word Bible College, Enugu
  5. Currently, Prof Paul Emeka lectures at Crown Theological Seminary, Enugu, an affiliate of The University of America.
  6. He also lectures at The University of America, California, USA, as an Adjunct Professor of Systematic and Biblical Theology.

POSITIONS HELD IN CHRISTIAN BODIES

  1. Enugu State Chairman, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) for two tenures
  2. Enugu State Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) for two tenures.
  3. National Vice President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), South East Zone for two tenures.

EDUCATION

Below are the Schools Prof Emeka attended and the certificates and Degrees he received:

  1. First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) from St. Peter’s Primary School, Okpuje and Community Primary School, Okpuje
  2. WASC from Commercial Secondary School, Ayangba, Benue State (now Kogi State)
  3. GCE Ordinary Level
  4. GCE Advanced Level
  5. Diploma in Public Administration from Institute of Journalism, Enugu
  6. Diploma in Theology = Central Bible College, Umuahia
  7. A. Christian Education = Divinity School of Nigeria, Umuahia
  8. Th. (Bachelor of Theology): Divinity School of Nigeria.
  9. Th (Master of Theology) Theological College of Northern Nigeria, Jos/University of Jos
  10. D in Church History: University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  11. D (Doctor of Theology) in Systematic Theology: Vision International Christian University, California, USA
  12. D (Doctor of Education): University America, California/CTS Enugu
  13. D. (Doctor of Divinity): University of America, California/CTS Enugu
  14. Professor of Theology: University of America, California, USA
  15. Adjunct Professor: University of America, California

PUBLICATIONS

Prof Paul Emeka has published more than 20 books, including academic, theological, educational, devotional and motivational books.

CONCLUSION

Prof Paul Emeka continues to work with the Assemblies of God, Nigeria, as the General Superintendent of the Church. He is a leader of interdenominational and international repute who continues to make impacts and exert influence on both ecclesiastical and national affairs.

 

Upon his acceptance of Christ as Lord and Saviour in 1973, Paul Emeka received the call to the gospel ministry in 1974 and responded by enrolling in the then Central Bible College and Institute (now Assemblies of God Divinity School), Old Umuahia in 1976, where he received the diploma of theology in 1978.  After the first semester of his first year in the Bible College, he was posted to his first station in Ogugu in Benue State, now Kogi State.  Below is the profile of his roles, responsibilities, functions and positions held in the Ministry.

CHURCHES HE PASTORED

  1. Assemblies of God, Ogugu, Benue District, 1976-1979
  2. Assemblies of God, Ayangba, Benue District, 1980-1982
  3. Assemblies of God, Oturkpo in Benue District, 1983
  4. Assemblies of God, AzuekeIbeku, Southern Igboland District, 1983-1985
  5. Assemblies of God, AmakamaOlokoro, Umuahia District, 1986-1988
  6. Assemblies of God, Uwani, Enugu District, 1993-1997

POSITIONS HE HELD AND HOLDS IN THE ASSEMBLIES OF GOD CHURCH

  1. Enugu District Secretary
  2. Enugu District Superintendent,
  3. Executive Committee (EC) Member,
  4. Assistant General Superintendent
  5. And currently, the General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God, Nigeria
  6. Chairman, Board of Director of AG Homes and Savings, Nigeria
  7. Paul Emeka is an Executive member of the World Fellowship of the Assemblies of God (WAGF) and the current Vice Chairman of the African Assemblies of God Alliance (AAGA).

MEMBERSHIP OF ACADEMIC BODIES

  1. Scholar of the Institute of Theologians, North Carolina, USA ( Inst. T.)
  2. Fellow of Association of Christian Theologians, Nigeria (FACTS)
  3. Member of Bible Research Institute, United Bible University, Lagos: (MBRI)

POSITIONS IN ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS

  1. Chancellor and Visitor, Evangel University, Ebonyi State
  2. Chairman, Board of Trustees, Evangel University, Ebonyi State
  3. Chancellor, Crown Theological Seminary, Enugu

POSITIONS HELD IN CHRISTIAN BODIES

  1. Enugu State Chairman, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) for two tenures
  2. Enugu State Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) for two tenures.
  3. National Vice President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), South East Zone for two tenures.

 

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