BISHOP REV. YUSUF GOWI OKUMU
- FOUNDER & C. E. O.
from a Christian home, Rev. Yusuf accepted Christ as his Savior at the
age of 18. In the years that followed he realized God was calling him
to work in His Vineyard. He obtained different certificates and diplomas
over the years culminating in his Bachelor of Divinity degree in 1988
from the Theological Faculty in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
After getting his Diploma of Theology, his P. A. G. church appointed
him as the National Christian Education Department Director from 1970
- 1979. He served for the few years as guest lecturer in Christian Education
at Pentecostal Bible College and part time pastor in Ruiru, one of the
suburbs of Nairobi. In 1983, he began work for the Evangelical Fellowship
of Kenya (EFK) as a training director, later doing pioneer work at a branch
office of EFK as field coordinator. He started the Ministry of KERUDO
in January 1996. Rev. Yusuf is married to Loice Gowi, a school teacher
and they have six children. Presently, he's the Senior Pastor of Ngong
Pentecostal Church, a fast growing metropolitant church on the suburbs
of Nairobi. From here he has been able to plant six churches in Maasailand
through the grace of God.