Michael Omoniyi Jolayemi is Area Director and church resource speaker for The Gideons International in Area 9, Pacific South West Association, in Southern California, USA. The Gideons International prints and distributes Bibles free to schools, colleges, hospitals, hotels, and other traffic lanes of life.

Michael is also a member of many Christian Mission fellowships. He is president of the West Region of the African Christian Fellowship (ACF) and treasurer of the board for Maraba Africa Life Foundation, a mission outreach to Africa. Michael is currently the national treasurer of the Evangelical Churches Winning All (ECWA), USA.

Michael’s spiritual experience began in college as a leading member of the Fellowship of Christian Students. For fourteen years, he served as the Lagos Zonal Chairman of the Nigeria Fellowship of Evangelical Students (NIFES), where he had the opportunity to impact the lives of many university undergraduates who are now practicing Christians and leaders in their various endeavors.

Michael works as an internal auditor with a bank in California and has authored a book titled Internal Auditing: Principles and Practice. He has contributed articles to various issues in print media.

Michael and his wife, Folarin, have been married for twenty-five years and have three children.