The inaugural edition of the INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN LIFESTYLE CONFERENCE of Contemporary Christian Lifestyle Magazine will hold on 4th & 5th September, 2020. Due to the global restraints on travels, this year’s edition will hold online via Zoom.
The broad theme for this 2-day Conference is ‘THE CHURCH AND LIFE IN THE PANDEMIC PERIOD: Bridging The Gap’.
The goal is for all to come alongside Christians and Christian ministries, to encourage and present them with ideas by which they can better reach their members and the world at large for the expansion of God’s Kingdom, despite the difficult time at hand occasioned by the still raging Covid-19 pandemic.
The event is scheduled for Friday September 4th and September 5th 2020 at 5.00pm GMT/ 11am CT daily.
PROFILES OF GUEST SPEAKERS
DR. CARL BRADFORD: “Keeping the Commission ‘Go’ in a Pandemic Lockdown”
Carl Bradford serves as Assistant Professor of Evangelism in the Roy Fish School of Evangelism and Missions at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He desires to create a biblical foundation and evangelistic zeal in the present and future pastors, missionaries, and lay leaders. He is married to Andrea, and together they have two children.
MRS. ONAOLAPO ADEOLU-SHITTU: “Effective Children Ministry in Pandemic Era”
Adeolu-Shittu is a passionate educationist, and a specialist in Early Childhood education. She is also fully committed to equipping children ministers and teachers alike through her trainings and consulting services; so whether in the classroom or church setting children are cared for mentally and spiritually. Onaolapo writes a Children’s column for the Covenant of Peace Evangelistic Association and is also the Head of the Children’s ministry of the Agape Community Baptist Church, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria. She is happily married to Adeolu and they are blessed with children
DR. NEAL RILEY: “Helping Believers Discern the Truth from Shouting Headlines”
Neal Riley is the pastor of Garden Acres Baptist Church, Burleson, Texas, USA. Neal answered the call to ministry at the age of eighteen and has been in ministry for over thirty years, serving churches in southeast Texas before coming to Garden Acres.
He earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, where he also serves as Adjunct Professor in the School of Educational Ministries. He has been married for over 35 years to Kim, and they have a daughter (who teaches Spanish), a son (who also pastors), and four grandchildren.
Pastor PAUL OLULEYE: “Safeguarding Relationships and Family Life Amidst the Pandemic”
Paul Oluleye started ministry while in college with children and later on worked closely and mainly with youths. His experience with children and youths reveals to him the interconnectedness of the entire family when it comes to nurturing faith and passing down same from one generation to another. This also informs him of the need to consciously minister to the family has a whole, in other to achieve generational faith testimony.
Paul currently serves in associate position as the pastor of Outreach and Family Ministries with Garden Acres Baptist Church, Burleson, Texas, USA. He is married to ‘Yemisi and they have been married for two decades and counting. Their union is blessed with three adorable daughters.
MRS. OLUFUNMILOLA ADENIRAN: “Impacting Through Creative Writing”
Olufunmilola is an author and physiotherapist in private practice with almost 20 years of professional practice under her belt. She graduated from the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos (LUTH), Nigeria, and currently runs HOPPS, a consultancy business offering private physiotherapy home services.
Olufunmilola writes Inspirational African Women’s Fiction as the author ‘Feyi Aina’. She is married with children and has been a Christian for about as long as she has been writing. When she is not reading or writing, she loves cooking, travelling, and scouring the net for ancient history on art, culture and human civilization.
She blogs at [email protected] and her poetry and novels can be found on okadabooks.com, naijastories.com, and faithwriters.com
DANIEL MOORE: “The Youth, The Media and The Church: Harmonizing Content with Intent”
Daniel Moore is the group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Thelia Holding and representative of BEN Television UK and African Calabash Magazine in the entire Manor River Union comprising of Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia and Ivory Coast.
BEN Television is a black and ethnic oriented, urban, diverse and cosmopolitan Family Channel, established in the UK to provide a wholesome mix of entertaining, educative and informational programmes suitable for family viewing. It includes genres of cultured programming to empower, transform and challenge the conventional perception of Africa, Caribbean and African-descendants in the Diaspora.
Daniel Moore is also an Associate of the Institute of Information Management Systems, London, PGCE Greenwich University UK, and an Alumni of Media Enterprise, Lagos Business School, Nigeria.
Married to Regina, they are both blessed with two kids, David and Hadassah.
KINGSLEY ODOH: “Building A Thriving Business Even Now”
Founder of Contemporary Christian Lifestyle Magazine (CCLMag.com) since 2015, Kingsley holds a degree in Electronics from the University of Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. He is also an Aluminous of Lagos Business School. He is presently pursuing a Post Graduate Degree in Power Systems Engineering at the University of Abuja.
He loves singing and writing songs. He has three recorded music albums to his credit. He is also a businessman and serial Entrepreneur. He founded several businesses, some of which are Synetics Technologies, Hendrix Group, Klinmax Group, among others.
He hosted and was the Executive Producer of the temporary rested CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN LIFESTYLE TV SHOW on Lagos based TV Continental (TVC).
Kingsley presently runs Klinmax Group, with interests in ICT, Agro, Oil, Gas and Power.
He is married to Opeyemi, a town planner, and they are blessed with three wonderful children.
PASTOR TUNDE MAY: Conference Music Minister
Babatunde May, popularly known among his friends as T-May or Tunde May is a graduate of Agriculture in Animal science from the University of Ibadan, holds a Master of Divinity (MDiv) in Church Music from the Nigerian Baptist Seminary, both schools in Oyo State, Nigeria, and a Post graduate diploma in Education from the Tai Solarin University of Education, Ogun State, Nigeria.
He is a multi instrumentalist, singer, song writer, erudite teacher of music. He authored a hand book on voice titled “If You Can Talk, You Can Sing.” He has released few albums in time past.
T-May was and remains enamored in the teaching of music at various levels: Federal Government Girls college, Yola, Adamawa State; Federal College of Education, Pankshin Plateau State; British International School, Victoria Island, Lagos State; and Trinity International College, Ofada, Ogun State.
He is married to Yemisi and they are blessed with three lovely children.
KUNLE ADEFILA: Conference Moderator
Kunle Adefila (FIMC, CMC, MITD) is a Management Consultant, Trainer and Emotional Intelligence Coach. He is currently the MD/ Lead Consultant of KGL Prime Consult.
A seasoned and well sought after trainer who has spoken to diverse audiences in and outside the corporate world, Kunle has taught at the prestigious “Pan Atlantic University” (LBS), as well as the emerging “LAUTECH Business School.” He is on the faculty of several respected HR and Business Consultancies such as Stern & Kay Consulting LTD, Flame Academy and Consulting, Leverage Business Academy & Star Sapphire Resources LTD and Averti Professional Managers, just to mention a few.