The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM)

Dr. Mike Okonkwo is the Founder and Presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM), a thriving Ministry he founded over 40 years ago, with over 200 branches in Nigeria and different countries across the globe. A versatile man of God with almost 50 years of dedicated service unto the Lord, he passionately preaches "Power in the Word" to an ever-increasing multicultural and diverse global audience. He is an Apostle to this generation, whose life continues to impact millions around the world.
Equipped with the truth and power of the message of Grace and Christ's redemptive sacrifice, Dr. Mike Okonkwo's influence transcends generations and denominations, with many breaking free from the arduous traditions of religion through the power of the Gospel. A father to many, and a Pastor of many Pastors across the globe, "Big Daddy" as he is fondly called, is also a dynamic Conference Speaker, Crusade Evangelist, acclaimed Author, television and radio Host, a strong, respected voice in Nigeria and across the African continent, and an advocate of balanced Christianity.

Dr. Mike Okonkwo graduated from the Morris Cerrullo School of Ministry and the Covington Theological Seminary in USA, and holds several doctorate degrees and honorary awards. He is the Convener of the Communion of Covenant Ministers Interational (CCI) a gathering of Pastors designed for Fellowship, Spiritual Covering, Mentoring, Strengthening, and Networking, through conferences, seminars and other interactive sessions. He is a Trustee and also a member of the National Advisory Council (NAC) of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN). As a Philanthropist, He is the Patron and Founder of the Empowerment for the Less Privileged (ELP) Foundation, a nongovernmental organisation committed to alleviating the plight of the less-privileged in the society through donations to hospitals, establishment of free vocational training centres, running free preparatory schools for students in the secondary schools, and facilitating regular public enlightenment campaigns on health issues amongst others. He also pioneers a scholarship fund for talented students.
Dr. Mike Okonkwo is married to Bishop Peace Okonkwo and they are blessed with a daughter and son-in-love.