Israel Olofinjana is the minister of Woolwich Central Baptist Church in southeast London and the director of the Centre for Missionaries from the Majority World.
Israel’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here.
1. Where did you grow up?
Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo State in southwest Nigeria.
2. What is your favorite Bible verse, book or story? Why?
This verse inspired me to enter vocational ministry.
3. What is your favorite movie? Why?
I love this movie because of its childish, Christmas spirit.
4. Who are three of the people you admire?
Ajayi Crowther (the first African Anglican bishop in Nigeria), Daniels Ekarte (founder of one of the African Churches Mission) and Joel Edwards (former general director of Evangelical Alliance).
5. What is one little known fact about yourself?
I love building Lego city building sets.