Pastor (Dr) Elijah Oludele Abina is the current General Overseer of The Gospel Faith Mission International an indigenous Christian organization in Nigeria with over several branches spread across various countries and six continents of the world. He has been in the position for more than twenty five years now.
He has been in the ministry consistently and without blemish for more than five decades. He recently marked the 50th anniversary in full time gospel ministry, to the glory of God. He is a pastor and teacher of the undiluted Word of God. He is a mentor, counselor and father to many across many nations. Through him God has raised many leaders in different spheres of life including business, academics, ministry among others. Some of them are playing significant leadership roles for the advancement of God’s Kingdom in different countries and continents of the world.
He is committed to Global Evangelization, and in pursuit of this, The Gospel Faith Mission International has been able to reach out to many local and rural communities in Nigeria and beyond, and also planted churches in various cities, countries and continents under his dynamic and visionary leadership.
Through the grace of God, he has authored more than forty books including “Leadership by Example”, a timeless classic on the leadership style of Christ. He is a reputable Christian leader, international conference speaker and one of the founding fathers of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), an umbrella organization and network of Christian organizations in Nigeria.
He is happily married to his friend and partner, Matron Felicia Abina, for more than five decades. Their marriage is blessed with children and many grand children, to the glory of God.