Vice Chair, Board of Directors
Femi B. Adeleye serves as the Africa director for Langham Preaching. He is also the director of the Institute for Christian Impact (ICI), an initiative to nurture a new generation of leaders to impact Africa with kingdom values. Before this he served for three years as the director of church partnerships for World Vision International, focusing on enhancing World Vision’s partnerships with churches around the world. Prior to joining World Vision, Femi worked for 32 years with the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES), in his last years there as associate director for partnership and collaboration. He previously served as the IFES regional secretary for English and Portuguese-Speaking Africa, strengthening leadership development and cross-cultural mission within Africa and beyond.
Femi is an alumnus of Wheaton Graduate School, University of Edinburgh, and the Akrofi-Christaller Institute of Theology, Mission and Culture in Ghana (PhD). Femi is an honorary vice president of the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) and serves on the international board of the Lausanne Movement. Adeleye is also a research fellow at the Akrofi-Christaller Institute of Theology, Mission and Culture where he teaches as an adjunct faculty member. He is the author of Preachers of a Different Gospel, Let No Man Despise Your Youth, and Partnering with the Global Church, co-authored with Nikki Toyama-Szeto. Femi is married to Affy Adeleye. They are blessed with four children (Remi, Philip, Olive-Kemi, and Emmanuel) and currently live in Ghana.