Rev Israel Olofinjana

Rev Israel Oluwole Olofinjana

Rev Israel Oluwole Olofinjana is an ordained and accredited Baptist minister and the pastor of Woolwich Central Baptist Church, a multi-ethnic, multicultural inner-city church in south-east London. He is the founding director of Centre for Missionaries from the Majority World, an initiative designed to prepare, equip and encourage missionaries from the majority world in Britain.

God's multi-ethnic kingdom

25 August 2020These social inequalities are present on both sides of the Atlantic. Here, in the UK, the disproportionate representation of Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) people in frontline services reveals that, for far too long, BAME people have been at the bottom of the social-economic scale. Take a look at the US and we see that the police demonisation of and brutality against African Americans, as expressed in the murder of George Floyd, exposes systemic and institutional racism. As these events…

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A dummies guide to reverse mission

26 April 2017If you live in an urban part of the UK, you have probably noticed the many African, Latin American, Caribbean and Asian churches and Christians in Britain. Perhaps you’ve wondered why all these people are coming and starting churches in the UK? One popular phrase used to describe this activity is ‘reverse mission’, but what is reverse mission, and why is it a controversial term? Reverse mission starts with a deep sense of gratitude from those who have benefited from historical European mission…

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