African Leaders

Dr. Daniel Gomis

Dr. Gomis currently serves as Regional Director of Africa. He pastored for 11 years in his home country of Senegal. He served as Field Strategy Coordinator for the region’s Africa West Field. Prior to serving as a pastor, Gomis worked as the Operations Assistant for the International Organization for Migration (IOM). He has also served the Church of the Nazarene in a variety of positions, including Africa French literature coordinator, Africa West Field education coordinator, and as superintendent of the Senegal District. Daniel and his wife, Elisabeth Gomis, have served as missionaries for the Church of the Nazarene since 2012. He has four daughters: Raissa, Maiva, Sarah, and Tabitha.

Dr. Daniel Gomis
Regional Director of Africa

Dr. Gabriel Benjiman

The Benjiman family served as the first pastoral family of colour in the Morningside Community Church. They serve as a mentoring couple to pastors both nationally and abroad (having successfully raised and served two local churches, in full-time ministry for more than two decades). Dr. Benjiman currently serves as the Africa Regional Education and Clergy development Coordinator. He regards himself as a student for life and has been involved in theological and leadership training for over 23 years through various institutions. Rev. Benjiman has pursued a Master’s degree in Biblical Studies with the Rand Afrikaans University, and a Master of Arts with Northwest Nazarene University. He is a keen student of leadership and has a Doctor of Education Degree.  Gabe is passionate about: Education, networking with church leaders, evangelistic outreach, leadership development & social development and empowering the marginalized.  He presents radio ministries called “Hands full of purpose” and “In Focus’ on Good News radio and “Peace for Today” with World Mission Broadcast.  He has a deep passion to express himself as a writer and social-media commentator.  He contributed scholarly and clergy development articles and papers towards books published by various colleges and scholars.

Dr. Gabriel Benjiman
Regional Education Coordinator for Africa