Church Answers Nigeria

Church Answers equips church leaders to grow healthy churches, together. Church Answers Nigeria was established in 2021 in order to partner with church leaders in Nigeria, and all across Africa, to equip the rapidly growing number of churches in the new center of Christian growth.

The Church Answers Nigeria office will be led by Niyi Dunmade residing in Abuja City, Nigeria. Niyi is the founder and CEO of Magnicraft Consulting, one of the leading church consulting firms in Nigeria. He is a graduate of the University of Lagos with a degree in chemical engineering.

Thom Rainer, founder and CEO of Church Answers, commented, “Church Answers Nigeria is a major move for the expansion of our ministry globally. We are particularly excited that this next step is on the continent of Africa where the center of Christianity has moved.”

The Church Answers team also expressed excitement about the leadership of this new endeavor. “Niyi Dunmade has been a vital presence at Church Answers for over a year,” noted Sam Rainer, president of Church Answers. “He is a talented leader with a heart to serve Nigeria.”

This is the first of several steps as Church Answers grows and expands its reach. “I am honored and excited to be associated with Church Answers and the Rainers,” said Niyi Dunmade. “I believe God has great plans for Church Answers in Nigeria and the continent of Africa.”

Niyi Dunmade is the CEO/Lead Consultant of Magnicraft Consulting Limited, one of the leading church and denominational consulting establishments in Nigeria;  offering consultations that range from analysis off-site, one-day visit, multi-month, and multi-year contracts.

He is Ordained since December 2001, and is currently a serving Pastor with The Transforming Abuja. Niyi is also a Certified Church Consultant with the Society of Church Consulting in the United State of America, a Certified Administrator with Church Administrators’ Society Of Nigeria (CASON) & a Chartered Manager with Nigerian Institute Of Management (NIM), and has over 20 years of experience. He is well known as a process freak, structured and principled Pastor.

Pastor ‘Niyi Dunmade is a graduate of Chemical Engineering from the University of Lagos. Notwithstanding, he built his experience and training capacity with proficiencies in Human Resource Management, Project Management, Database Management, Monitoring & Evaluation, Process Optimisation, Church Administration, Operations, Management, etc.

He is married to his lovely wife, Ruth, and the union is blessed with three precious children: Israel, Nichelle & Ivanna.

Thom S. Rainer is the founder and CEO of Church Answers. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama where he received his degree in business administration. He received both the master of divinity and the Ph.D. degrees from Southern Seminary.

Dr. Rainer has served as pastor of four churches. He is the former president of Rainer Group consulting. He served for twelve years as dean at Southern Seminary and for thirteen years as the president and CEO of LifeWay Çhristian Resources.

Dr. Rainer has authored or co-authored 33 books. Among his greatest joys are his family: his wife Nellie Jo; three sons, Sam, Art, and Jess; and eleven grandchildren, Canon, Maggie, Nathaniel, Will, who is with the Lord, Harper, Bren, Joshua, Collins, Joel, Dominic, and James.

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