Tani Omideyi

Tani is the chair of the LJM International network of Ministries and Charities that he and his wife Modupe have built up over many years and is senior pastor of Temple of Praise congregations. The LJM network includes churches in the UK, Africa and Asia as well as charities in the UK, including Liverpool Lighthouse, the first dedicated gospel arts community centre in the UK, Harmonize Academy and Bright Park. They have been using arts and social projects to reach out to communities around Liverpool for more than 20 years. He is the current chair of board of Evangelical Alliance, an ecumenical Canon of the Liverpool Angelical Cathedral and one of the founding directors of Together for The Harvest, the Liverpool regional unity movement of Evangelical churches. Tani is a songwriter of more than 100 published worship songs, has a doctorate degree in Chemical Engineering and was for many years a school teacher in a Liverpool comprehensive school.