Kehinde was born and raised in the South-Western part of Nigeria. He became a Christian in the university through the witness of NIFES (IFES Nigeria). He then got fully involved and was discipled and trained. On graduation in 1991, he served as a volunteer for one year before joining NIFES as a full-time staff worker. He served with NIFES for 18 years in different roles and in different parts of the country. He served as the pioneer Director of Research and Development of NIFES before his disengagement in 2009. He has a B.Engr. in Electrical/ Electronics Engineering (1991) and a B.Th in Christian Life and Ministry (2001) from London Bible College (Now London School of Theology).
In 2011, Kehinde was invited by IFES to pioneer a new global program to help national movements in IFES to become sustainable in their local fundraising for ministry effectiveness. His brief included developing a work plan for the program and identifying and equipping a global team to work with him. For more than 5 years, Kehinde and his team have helped a number of national movements in the majority world within the IFES family to first and foremost appreciate the values and gains of indigenous funding and develop strategies and capacity to harness local resources. He trains and mentor leaders regularly in Africa, Eurasia, Caribbean and Latin America regions of IFES
Kehinde, a Catalyst of the Lausanne Movement has written articles on Generosity and Resource Mobilisation and co-leads the Ministry Fundraising Network issue working group of Lausanne. Kehinde wants to see a new generation of godly and effective leaders raised for the nations. Kehinde and his family live in Abuja, Nigeria.
Posts by Kehinde Ojo:
Posted on: 13 Nov 2020
When we think of wells for the purpose of getting water, the immediate thoughts are of equipment and construction. However, when it comes to wells of generosity, God calls us to a change of approach. He invites us to think more of discovering wells rather than digging them, since He (The Almighty God) has dug the wells Himself! There is certainly a great need for resources, in order to advance God’s mission in your location and beyond. Many people in the global south however, believe that such resources should come from the West. God’s word points us in a different […]
Posted on: 23 Sep 2019
Posted on: 16 Sep 2019
Posted on: 05 Sep 2016
A biblical reflection on Exodus 35:1 – 36:7 All over the world, many organisations and companies are looking for ways to develop more resources. Many are eager to post more profit for the benefit of their shareholders and not-for-profit organisations are sourcing for more resources to meet their goals and fulfil the purposes for which they were established. Christian organisations are not left out in the desire to have enough, even more than enough resources to meet their needs and accomplish great things for God. Foundations that are set up for the purpose of giving to Christian causes are also […]