|Job title||Associate Tutor|
BTh (Hons) 1992 University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK MA 1995 University of Derby, Derby UK PhD 2002 University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Teaching I teach courses in Theology, African and Black Theology, Africa Church History, and Mission Studies Church experience and background I am an ordained bishop in the Church of God (Cleveland TN) and I have worked in the pastoral ministry for over twenty years. Roles and responsibilities in the wider church / academia I serve as the bishop of San Fernando Valley, CA, and an Ecumenical Officer for my denomination. I am the founder of the Alliance for Black Pentecostal Studies
- Research interests and supervision
Research interests My research interest are Black and African Studies, Systematic Theology and Contextual theologies. Supervision areas and level I supervise PhD in the areas of African and Black Studies.
- Unbroken: Healing for Your Brokenness
- The Love Remedy: The Cure for our Racially Divided World (LA, CA: Alliance Publishers, 2021
- Pentecostalism: Insight from Africa and the African Diaspora (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2018)
- With Lord Donkor, African Mission Maturing ((Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2018)
- The Islamic Dilemma, (Houston: High Bridge Books, 2016)
- Pentecostal Theology in Africa (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2013)
- African Christology: Jesus in Post-Missionary Africa (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2011)
- Global Renewal, Religious Pluralism, and The Great Commission. (Lexington, KY: Emeth Academic Press, 2011)
- The Reason Why We Sing: Introducing Black Pentecostal Spirituality (Cambridge: Grove Books, 1997)
- The 21st Century Christian Leader (Birmingham UK: Majestic Christian Press, 1998)
- Taking Control of Your Destiny (Majestic Press UK: Majestic Christian Press, 2000)
- Called to Serve (Accra: Step Publishers, 2007).
- Unleashing your Purpose (Global Empowerment Network Press, 2015)
Journal articles and chapters
- ‘Ogbu Kalu and Africa’s Christianity: A Tribute Essay’ in Pneuma: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies Vol. 32, Number 1 (2010), 107-120.
- ‘Old Wine and New Wine Skins: West Indian and the New West African Pentecostal Churches in Britain and the Challenge of Renewal’ in the Journal of Pentecostal Theology Vol. 19, Number 1 (2010), 143-154.
- Trans-denominational Mission, Black and White Christian Partnership Publication (1997), pp. 10-14
- Christ in Africa, Journal of Theology and Religion. Vol. 1:No.1 (2000), pp. 2-12.
- Towards an Oral Christology among African Indigenous Church in Ghana, Journal of Asian Missions, Vol. 6:2, (2004), pp. 245-264.
- Post-missionary African Indigenous Christology in Journal of African Christian Thought. Vol. 8, No. 1, (June 2005), pp. 321
- Towards a Functional Christology Among African Indigenous Churches in Ghana. Mission Studies: Journal of the International Association for Mission Studies, Vol. 22, No. 2 (2005), pp. 287- 318. Also published in Missionalia, Vol. 33, no.1, (April 2005), pp. 138-165.
- Christological Construction Among Ghanaian AICs, in Africa. Theological Journal. Vol. 28, No. 2 (2005), pp. 23-41.
- African Indigenous Churches in Ghana: Past, Present and Future. Journal of African Indigenous Church Theology. Vol.2:1 (2005), pp. 5-16.
- In Our Mother Tongue: Vernacular Hermeneutics within African Initiated Christianity in Ghana. Trinity Journal of Church and Theology, Vol. XV, no. 2 (July 2005), pp. 52-68.
- African Epistemology and the Christian Faith: Towards the Epistemic Use of Orality and Symbolism in African Christian Scholarship. Journal of African Christian Thought. Vol. 9. No. 1 (June 2006), pp.56-64.
- Christology in African Indigenous Churches in Ghana. Missionalia. Vol. 34 No. 2/3 (August /November 2006), pp. 285-309
- ‘Jesus of the Deep Forest: Ghanaian view of Jesus Christ as the Fearless One, the Earth-keeper, the Healer and Redeemer.’ Published on CMS website on Tuesday, September 18, 2007
- ‘Pan-Africanism and Pentecostalism in Africa: Strange Bedfellows or Perfect Partners? A Pentecostal Assist towards a Pan-African Political Theology.’ Black Theology. An International Journal, Volume 11, Number 2 / 2013
- “Spirit Filled Mission,” pp. 147 – 171. In Supernatural Missions, edited by Randy Clark (Mechanicsburg. PA: Global Awakening, 2012).
- “Old and New Wine Skin: West Indian and the New West Africa Pentecostal Churches in Britain and the Challenge of Renewal” in The Many faces of Global Pentecostalism, ed. Harold Hunter, 2013.
- “Nigeria Pentecostalism and Islam: Towards a Pentecostalized Vision of Interreligious Coexistence through Ubuntu Philosophy”, in Yong and Vinson Synan, eds Global Renewal Christianity (Lake Mary Florida: Charisma House, 2016), Chapter 19.
- “Charlottesville and White Supremacy”, in Christianity Today, September 2017
- “Shalom Justice”, in Fuller Magazine, September 2017 Issue.
- “Healing in African Christian Spirituality: A Holistic, Integrated and Multi-dimensional Approach”, in Fuller Magazine, July 2018 Issue.
- With Marcia Clarke, “Church Unity and the Spirit of Ubuntu: Insights from the Global South,” in Pentecostal Theology and Ecumenical Theology: Interpretations, Intersections, and Inspirations, Edited by Peter Hocken, Tony L. Richie, and Christopher A. Stephenson (Brill Academic Press, 2019).