BRIEF BIO ON REV CHRISTIE BATURE OGBEIFUN
Rev Christie Bature Ogbeifun received Christ into her life in 1979, has been in full time ministry since 1989, and is the president of Sine Qua Non Ministries, Port Harcourt. It is a multifaceted ministry with emphasis on the word, music and down to earth teaching. She is from Kaduna state, Bajju by tribe, while her husband is from Edo state. She grew up in Kano, attended SIM primary school, Kano, Federal Government Girls’ college Yola, and Federal Polytechnic Bida.
Christie has a background of Electrical/ Electronics Engineering, but opted for ministry as she found more fulfillment there.
There are several arms of the ministry, among which are:
*PACT Network (a ministry to the addicted)
She has the record of having pioneered gospel music ministry in the city of Port Harcourt, and has mentored a large number of ministers in ministry today. She has also been ministering to students in campuses, from secondary to tertiary since 1992. The ministry has visited countless schools at no cost to the schools, such expenses being fully borne by Sine qua Non ministries. Many have come to the saving knowledge of Christ through these outreaches, and each student who makes a decision to follow Jesus receives a book written by Christie, again, free of charge.
She has ministered the gospel in quite a few places, within and outside of Nigeria.
Christie is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, a certified Life Coach, and a member of the American Association of Sexual Addictions Therapists. An arm of the ministry – PACT Network – runs leadership trainings for churches and individuals on addictions and recovery. It also runs seminars for corporate organizations on the effects of Addictions on Polity and Productivity.
In January of 2015, she opened probably, the first proper drug and other addictions rehabilitation centre in the South-South zone of Nigeria, in Port Harcourt.
In January of 2017, she qualified as a certified and licensed Polygrapher, and is a member of the South African Polygraphers Association (SAPAVSA)
She has written seven books and also has six albums. Married to Greg Ogbeifun, they make their home in Port Harcourt, Nigeria and have many children.