Dr. Joseph Chuks Ikeh is the president of Tidings of Faith Ministries International Incorporated and the Senior Pastor of the Glory Chapel Churches. A physicist and former senior lecturer 1990 to 2003, at the Plateau State Polytechnic. While he was busy pursuing his post graduate studies (M.SC.) in medical physics at the University of Jos, the Lord called him to pioneer a church-based ministry. In March 1995, he responded to the call and the growth has remained phenomenal. As part of preparation for ministry, He went back to school to acquire theological education, earning a (B.Min) with from the Vision International University Ramona, an (M.A.) from E.T.S Jos and became the first Nigerian to earn a Doctorate Degree from Gordon Conwell in Boston, Massachusetts. He has been involved in Christian leadership for about three decades, both as student and pastor. As a university student, he was a member of the executive of the Christian Union University of Benin; he was involved in student unionism as a president. He was a one-time president of ZBN, a one-time member of executive N.C.C.F, a member of the executive Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Plateau State and Chairman of Jos South Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria as well. He was also a member of the board of trustees of Chapel of Grace. He is an ordained member of C.F.I (Safety Harbor, Florida) and A.I.G.A. (Desoto, Missouri). He served as a senior pastor in El Shaddai Cathedral for seven years and later pioneered one of the flourishing branches. He teaches God's work with prophetic insight; diverse manifestations of spiritual gifts attend his meetings. He is married to Rev. (Mrs.) Bimpe Ikeh, a California registered pharmacist (RPH) and co-pastor. They live in Laytonville, California with their three children, Hanani, Junia and Jephthah.