Biography of Evangelist Daniel Kolenda

Evangelist Daniel Kolenda is a missionary, evangelist, pastor, author, and teacher of God's word, who has led millions of people to Christ face-to-face through massive open-air evangelistic crusades and campaigns in some of the most dangerous, difficult, and remote locations on earth, specifically Africa.

Full Biography of Evangelist Daniel Kolenda


As the successor to world-renowned Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke, Evangelist Daniel Kolenda is the Global President and CEO of Christ for All Nations (CfaN) – an international ministry which has conducted some of the largest evangelistic events in history, has published over 190 million books in 104 languages, and has 14 offices in 12 countries on 6 continents. He has hosted 2 internationally syndicated television programs (one daily and one weekly) and has authored 8 books, including the bestsellers LIVE Before You Die and Slaying Dragons.

In addition to his international work of ministry, Evangelist Daniel Kolenda is also the Lead Pastor of a thriving local congregation in Orlando, Florida, called Nations Church. He is the founder of the CfaN Evangelism Bootcamp, also located in Orlando. These institutions and others are part of an overarching mandate to “multiply labourers for the sake of the harvest.” The emphasis on multiplication has already resulted in hundreds of ministers launched and ministries birthed, which have collectively documented millions of decisions for Christ in the last few years.

Daniel graduated from Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida and the Brownsville Revival School of Ministry in Pensacola. Daniel and his family reside in the Orlando area.




Evangelist Daniel Kolenda born on June 9, 1981 is a fifth-generation preacher who was called as a young boy to proclaim the Gospel to the world. After an incredible encounter with God’s power as a teenager, which created a great burden for the lost, his life was profoundly changed. Daniel is the president and CEO of Christ for All Nations, a ministry that has conducted some of the world’s largest evangelistic events. Daniel preaches a single-minded Gospel message accompanied by signs and wonders all across the world. As a consequence of Daniel’s determination to proclaim the Gospel, CfaN has recorded almost 17 million decisions for Christ!


Daniel attended the Brownsville Revival School of Ministry in Pensacola, Florida. He went on to further his education at the South-eastern University in Lakeland, Florida.
Daniel Kolenda Family

After doing our research, details about Kolenda parents are not available and it is also not known if he has any siblings. It is known that his father was a pastor.


He is married to his wife Rebekah Kolenda and they have five kids; Elijah, Gloria, London, Lydia and Benjamin Kolenda. They all currently reside in Orlando, Florida.


Books by Evangelist Daniel Kolenda

As a profilic writer, Evangelist Daniel Kolenda has written the following books:

  • Live Before You Die: Wake Up to God’s Will for Your Life (2012)
  • Shaken by the Gospel (2010)
  • Surviving Your Wilderness (2012)
  • Your Kingdom Come: Unlocking the Miraculous Through Faith and Prayer (2011)
  • The Mystery of the Magi (2017)
  • Unlocking the Miraculous(2016)
  • Live Before You Die: Wake Up to God’s Will for Your Life(2012)
  • Shaken by the Gospel(2010)
  • Surviving Your Wilderness(2012)
  • Your Kingdom Come: Unlocking the Miraculous Through Faith and Prayer(2011)
  • The Mystery of the Magi(2017)
  • Unlocking the Miraculous(2016)
  • Live Before You Die-The Experience (Book + 3 DVDs) by D Kolenda (2017)
  • The Judgement Seat of Christ(2004)
  • Your Kingdom Come Hardcopy(2011)
  • Your Kingdom Come Paperback: Prayer Book(2011)
  • Holy Ground – Audio CD: Live Worship Music CD(2016)
  • Your Kingdom Come-Ebook: Prayer(2011)
  • When God Can’t Wait(2010)




Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke saw the importance of passing the baton to the next generation for the harvest to continue.  Over the years, he worked shoulder-to-shoulder with Evangelist Daniel Kolenda, his successor serving as the president and CEO of Christ for all Nations.

Evangelist Daniel Kolenda is a gifted, fifth-generation preacher whose ministry is marked by a powerful evangelistic anointing seeing incredible miracles after the model of Jesus; preaching, teaching and healing.  As a modern missionary evangelist he has led more than 10 million people to Christ, face-to face.

Evangelist Daniel Kolenda is active on social media. You can connect with him via his official handles on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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  1. Per public record, Rebekah Kolenda filed for divorce in March, 2022.

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