Meet our Leaders

Dr Kayode Ijisesan

President KMI

Kayode Ijisesan fondly referred to as Dr Kay is the founder and apostle over KingsWord Ministries International, umbrella to KingsWord International Churches and The New Churches with over 40 Campuses in Africa, Europe & North America.
Dr. Kay presently resides and operates from the Chicago area of the United States which serves as his apostolic base. He is committed to raising a Supernatural Army that is Christ centered, Word based and Spirit filled; manifesting both the power and love of Christ.
Apart from his involvement in church planting which he has done faithfully in the last 25 years, he is passionate about empowering Christian creatives so that they can positively impact culture and mold the society after the values of Christ.
Dr Kay is married to Mayowa better known as Pastor May who labours alongside him in an apostolic capacity while she occupies the office of the Resident Pastor of KingsWord Chicago. They are blessed with two amazing young adult children, Tolu & Temi.

Pastor May Ijisesan

Resident Pastor

Pastor May Ijisesan also known as Pastor May is the Resident Pastor of KingsWord International Church, Chicago. She serves as Executive Vice President, Strategy for KingsWord Ministries an international ministry with churches and outreaches in North America, Europe, and Africa.
Pastor May received her B.Sc. and Master’s Degrees in Electrical Engineering at the University of Oklahoma, and Cornell University, Ithaca respectively. She worked as a Software Engineer in the Silicon Valley and later started a Business Intelligence Consultancy which she operated for 11 years before joining her husband in full-time ministry in 2018. Mayowa also holds an Executive Scholar Certificate in Non-Profit Management from the Northwestern Kellogg School of Management.
She is committed to ministering to the whole person. She constantly seeks for unique ways to address unmet needs in the church at large. She is a teacher of the word who looks for simple, relatable ways to convey deep spiritual truths. Some of her outreaches include – Dear Pastor’s Wife, Career Resources, Reset for Singles and Annual Women’s Conferences.
Pastor May has written three books – Wisdom for the Workplace, The Supernatural Woman, and Dear Pastors Wife. She is married to Dr Kay Ijisesan, head of KingsWord and an apostle to the nations. They are blessed with two young adults, Tolu and Temi.