Meet our global board members

Calisto Odede

Global board

Rev. Calisto Odede, from Kenya, has travelled to many countries conducting Bible exposition and leadership training, and has been a frequent featured speaker at conferences and mission conventions. He has numerous degrees including a bachelor’s degree in Education from Kenyatta University in Kenya, post-graduate certificate in biblical studies from Trinity International University in the USA and a master’s degree in intercultural education from Bethel International University in Singapore. Calisto worked with Christian students both in Kenya and internationally for 20 years. He has been a pastor for 12 years and is currently the Presiding Bishop of Christ Is the Answer Ministries (CITAM)- formerly Nairobi Pentecostal Church. He pioneered and directed the Commission Conference, a major students' mission conference in Africa. Calisto is passionate about revival in the church and missions mobilization for the youth. He is married to Elizabeth, and they have three sons between them.