Biography of Reverend Dr. John Esuga Akpami

Born on 15th August, 1956 Reverend Dr. John Esuga Akpami is the founding Pastor, Global Revival Gospel Ministries Inc aka Christian Teaching Centre, Zaria, Kaduna State.


Full Biography of Reverend Dr. John Esuga Akpami

Reverend Dr John Esuga Akpami became born again at young age (14 year old). When he noticed the call of God upon his life, he responded. Dr John Akpanmi is a medical doctor by profession and medicine at Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Tundun Wada, and Zaria. 

Having known God early in life, he received the call of God in 1983, when he encountered the Lord while he was praying in his closet during the days of his medical practice. His encounter with the Lord led him to start a mini bible study group with some people with his environment. Dr. John Akpami was committed to this vision and he began to mature people in Christ through small group bible study.

The small bible study grew such that in the year 1987, Dr. John Akpami established or pioneered a revival ministry in the North called Christian Teaching Centre Family Church. Recent update is that, Reverend John Akpami’s ministry which is Global Revival Gospel Ministries founded another named Global Revival Gospel Ministries.  The ministry is located in Kaduna state (Zaria).

The ministry is committed to the vision of equipping Christians for Kingdom lifestyle, maturity and service. Glad to tell you that Rev. Dr. John Akpami (Global Revival Gospel Ministries) has been recorded as the fastest growing church in the North.

Rev Dr. John Akpami has raised many Apostles and ministers in fivefold ministry through discipleship. It is pleased to tell you that Rev Dr. John Akpami is the spiritual father of Apostle Arome Osayi. He has also been a blessing to the ministry of Rev. Gideon Odoma of Fortress ministry . Rev Dr. John Akpami holds yearly conference tagged: International Overcomers Convention. Some of the key ministers of this convention are Dr. John Akpami , Apsotle Arome Osayi, Dr Mike Akpami Clara, Prof. Mossy Madugba and host of others.

The Global Revival Gospel Ministries International has its headquarters in Zaria Nigeria. The church has branches in other parts of the world. The church also established Global Revival Bible Training institutes, a diploma and a degree awarding bible school that has trained and graduated several church leaders and ministers.

Rev Dr. John Akpami has authored more than fifty (50) books.  Today, he is into full time ministry work. Rev Dr. John Akpami holds a doctorate degree (Ph.D) in pastoral theology from evangel Christian university U.S.A.

Dr. John Akpami is a seasoned teacher of God's word and a 21st century leader. He is the president of Christian Teaching Center Family Church, Zaria.

He is happily married to his heartthrob, Reverend Mrs Clara Alemye Akpami. Rev. (Mrs) Clara Alemye Akpami along with her husband Dr John Esuga Akpami, oversee the Global Revival Gospel Ministries Incorporated, with many branches spread within and beyond the nation. She is the Vice President 1 ( Admin). She manages the administrative functions of the Ministry. She teaches Church Administration in the local Church’s bible school. She is the chair person of the School Management Board of CTC Academy, Zaria. Kaduna State. She oversees the management of the nursery, primary and secondary schools of the Church.
She is the President of the Peculiar Women’s Ministry, Christian Teaching Centre Family Church, Inc. She coordinates the affairs of the women of the ministry to enjoy peaceful homes, church growth and unity through monthly fellowship and yearly conferences.
She heads the marriage counseling team of her local Church.
She is the founder of ‘The Unique Ministers’ Wives And Women In Ministry Int. based in Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria with branches within Nigeria. This is an interdenominational body which draws a wide membership across various denominations and ministries and has helped in building many ministers’ wives along with their husband’s ministries. She has a passion to equip ministers’ wives who may have married ministers unprepared for their roles. She organizes monthly teachings to equip Ministers’ wives and women in ministry. Her mission is to mentor and be mentored through the Teaching sessions, prayers, fellowship, exposure to other female ministers teachings and materials and annual conferences.
She is the founder of the Virtuous Eaglets, a forum of single sisters with the objective of inculcating godly and homely virtues that will enhance the quality of their lives and help to build their future homes through monthly teachings and mentoring.
She is a trained Registered Nurse / Midwife, a holder of Advance Diploma in Public Administration, University Graduate in Business Administration and Masters Degree in Business Administration.
She worked with Benue State health Services, Makurdi and A.B.U. Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Nigeria for several years as a Nurse / Midwife before she withdrew her services into full time service with the Christian Teaching Center Family Church where her husband oversees.
She has authored twenty books among which are, The Making Of A Virtuous Woman, The Pastor’s Wife, Harmony in Marriage and Ministry, Sudden Help in Time Of Sudden Need, Break the Shell Over Your Life , Weep No More, No Pain No Gain, Building a Strong Friendly Family Relationship, The Beauty of Virginity, The Minister and His Home, What Husbands need to know about their wives, Building A Strong Friendly Family Relationship, The Ministry and Your Help Meet, The Unique Role of a Pastor’s wife, A handbook of Marriage, The Role of Women in the Church, Freedom from Sexual Perversion, Who should I marry?, Co-author of Daily Divine Encounter, Co-author of Encounter Memoirs, Peculiar Ladies Magazine produced bi-annually.
Pastor Clara Akpami, an ordained Minister, teaches God’s word in a practical down to earth manner. She and her husband, Dr. John Esuga Akpami are based in Zaria and blessed with two adult children, Pastor (Mrs) Eunice Benu and Pastor Paul Akpami, both married. She is also a grand mother.

He is also the host and convener of the CUtting Edge Leadership talks

Tuesday (School of Healing): 10:00 am

Wednesday (Service of Wonders): 5:00 pm
No. 1 Revival Avenue,
P.O BOX 1472 off Muchia roundabout,
by independence cinema Muchia Zaria,
Kaduna state. Nigeria.

Email: [email protected]

Reverend Dr. John Akpami is a spiritual father to many, including the revered Apostle Arome Osayi. 

Reverend Dr John Esuga Akpami is active on social media. You can connect with him via his official handles on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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