She is a Nigerian pastor, teacher, author, marriage counselor and humanitarian. She is the president of Funke Felix Adejumo Foundation, a foundation dedicated to making worldwide impact. She is one of the women who is passionate about the female gender and is gladly fulfilling purpose on earth.
She has a great passion for womanhood and divine purpose of ‘Honoring God and Blessing Humanity’; she organizes several impactful women programs. She is the convener of Mothers’ Summit, Winning Edge Conference, Women in Leadership Conference, and many more.
Funke Felix Adejumo was born on January 28, 1963 in Ibadan, Oyo state. She was born into a neighborhood afflicted with gender discrimination. As a female child, her birth generated series of controversies in the neighborhood. Her father was told not to send her to school, or train her because she cannot be successful. But despite all odds, Funke has continued to make her family proud. She experienced challenges while growing up. Luckily, she was able to attend a primary and secondary school in Ibadan. Then, she sponsored herself through the university with some assistance from her then Fiancé (now husband). She graduated from University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) bagging a B.Sc in English.
She gave her life to Christ at age 14. She is happily married to Felix ‘Remi Adejumo. They met in 1982 at Ibadan, and took their marriage oath in 1984. Bishop Felix is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Agape Christian Ministries Inc. The union is blessed with four children, grandchildren and adopted children.
In Ondo state, on August 12 1989, she and her husband were ordained as Ministers of God. At some point, they received the Best Couple Award in Ondo State.
Agape Christian Ministries Inc.
Early after their marriage, the family had settled down in Ibadan before her husband, Mr. Felix got a call from God to go into the ministry. After much of his conviction to his wife about the revelation to start his ministry in Ondo state, they finally relocated to Ondo after three years.
After some time, they began fellowship in their living room with four people. Subsequently, as their number increased, they changed location. And on August 7, 1988, the church began at Victory Nursery School, Akure.
Today, Agape Christian Ministries is one of the well-known churches in Nigeria, with branches in over 30 locations within the country.
She with her husband has become philanthropic power house; Pastor Funke Adejumo is the president of Funke Felix Adejumo Foundation (FFAF), a non governmental organization that helps women and financially empowers people.
She founded it with the aim of helping people who lives in poverty like she once did. Adejumo prefers to help pay schools fees for the poor than stuck her wardrobe with designers.
They founded and sponsor an orphanage called, Grace Orphanage.
They built a children’s hospital in 2003. As time passes, the number of children they cater for increases.
Recently, she began Another Chance Women’s Home. It is a home for women who are victims of domestic violence and have nowhere to go. Provisions are made for these women to live in until they heal.
Pastor Funke is more focused on women; widows, single mothers, wives, mothers and daughters. She also trains women at local and international conferences on how to function better in life, career and marriage.
She has authored over 50 Christian Literature. Some are:
- If not for God: Fifty lessons life taught me, 2012
- My seed is a champion, 2014
- Free to be me, 2014
- Celebrate, 2014
- Every minister
- Climbing your sycamore tree, 2014
- My seed is designed for the palace
- Woman: More than a woman
- Keepers of the flame
- Life made easy
- Just a drop of grace, 2010
- Mothers summit prayer points
- Marriage is for destiny
- My seed is designed for the palace
- Ebenezer: Our stone of help
- Beauty for ashes
- Christian courtship
- Dominion mandate
- Destiny, here I come
- I just relocated to the top
- My seed shall blossom
- My seed shall live
Awards and Recognition
- Funke is regarded as one of the leading women in Nigeria
- In 2017, she won the Salt and Light Award from Awesome Treasures Foundation (ATF)
- Faith University in conjunction with Oral Robert’s University also honored Funke and her husband with doctorate degrees (Honoras Causa) in Divinity.
Social media handles
Twitter : @FFAdejumo