Archbishop Doyé Teido Agama (Ret) is the founder of the Apostolic Pastoral Congress, a collegiate collective of Bishops, Priests and Pastors in 25 nations and adhering to Paleo-Orthodoxy. He was for many years the organisation’s President and Presiding Prelate. He has trained, ordained and consecrated hundreds of clergy during his tenure.
Born to the late HRH King Frederick Agama and HRH Queen Beatrice Agama in Southampton, England, Archbishop is well known globally as a Christian leader within the Holiness and Convergence movements. He has been a prominent figure in Churches Together in England and involved extensively in the African Diaspora and Black and multicultural affairs. He teaches that Christianity is originally indigenous to Africa and Asia and that church unity is key to the development of those continents.
Agama was ordained for Christian ministry in 1994, after a secular career (beginning in 1973) in which he reached prominence in Film and TV and success in marine telecommunications. He has attained a range of Management, Consultancy and Engineering training, skills and qualifications including:
- University of Plymouth, EMBA
- Cranfield University, Strategy Development Certificate
- Cranfield University, Leadership Development Certificate
- Joint College of African American Bishops, Leadership Certificates
- Institute of Consulting, Certified Management Consultant
- APMG / AXELOS, PRINCE2 Practitioner, Project Management
- Windsor Leadership Trust, Experienced Strategic Leaders Program
- City & Guilds Certificate in Further Education Teaching
- City & Guilds Certificate Fibre Optic Telecommunications
- CNET, Certified Telecommunications Project Manager (CTPM)
- Capital Business School, Business Analyst Certificate
- London School of Digital Marketing, Diploma in Social Media Marketing
- Chartered Manager & Fellow Chartered Management Institute
- Fellow, Institute of Consulting
- Fellow Institute of Training and Occupational Learning
- Professional Member, British Computer Society
Archbishop also completed his two years of study with the Cambridge Theological Federation (England) in addition to Masters Level studies in Pentecostalism in California USA. He also received Honorary Doctorate Degrees; the Doctor of Letters from Academia de Florencia (Italy) and the Doctor of Divinity from the Joint College of African-American Pentecostal Bishops (USA).
He is a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Star of Ethiopia. He is Abbot and Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Hadrian of Canterbury. He is a Companion of the Order of St Antony of Thebes and an Ecclesiastical Commander of the Military and Hospitaller Order of St Lazarus of Jerusalem. All of these are Christian Orders and are public charitable organizations.
Archbishop has written 15 books, among them the Amazon Bestseller, “Africa, Christianity and the Bible – Our Global Destiny”.
Agama lives in the United Kingdom, where he was born and has spent most of his life, but has close family ties with Nigeria. He continues to work part time as a Consultant and is active in the Christian Way of Life Church as well as supporting charities in the local community. Archbishop is married to Rev (Mrs) Helen Agama and they have children and grandchildren.
He enjoys jazz music, ancient buildings and long walks through peaceful countryside.