By Oluwafemi Dosu
To many, Mike Bamiloye is an actor, to some a Pastor, an Evangelist, Director or Mount Zion President, but apart from all these, there are twelve facts about him:
1. Evangelist MIKE BAMILOYE is the Chairman, Board of Trustees, All Nigeria Conference of Evangelical Drama Ministers, ANCEDRAM. This is an association comprising all the drama and film production ministers and ministries in Nigeria.
2. He is the Executive President and Founder of Mount Zion Faith Ministries Int’l, Nigeria , a full time independent Drama and Film Production ministry founded in 1985 and based in Ibadan, Nigeria.
3. Evangelist Mike Bamiloye is the Executive Director of Mount Zion Film Productions, Nigeria which has produced several christian movies in Nigeria, USA, Canada, Australia and India.
4. He is the Executive Director of The Mount Zion Institute of Christian Drama, established since
1991, which has trained thousands of drama and film production ministers in Nigeria, UK, USA,
Australia, and Europe.
5. He is also the Executive Director of The Mount Zion Television Productions, MZTV Nigeria, a 24/7 Africa’s First Christian Movie Channel, presently running on CONSAT-TV, Nigeria and TVAFRIQUE, in USA.
6. He is Head of Advisory Board, North American Conference of Evangelical Drama and Film
7. He is the Founder and Head of Advisory Council of UK Christian Drama Ministers Association, already established in 5 regions in the United Kingdom.
8. This drama evangelist is an Executive Member of the Mount Zion Eagles on Missions, Australia -a joint association comprising of Mount Zion Film Productions and two other Australian based Churches envisioned with film productions evangelism in Australia and the Pacific Coasts.
9. He was the Resident Script-Writer, African “Walking With Jesus” Film Projects of Campus Crusade For Christ Int’l, Orlando, Florida and Cultural Producer of the Film Project “Walking With Jesus” in Nairobi Kenya.
10. In August 2014, his ministry, Mount Zion marked her 100th christian movies produced in addition to producing and directing “Rupantar”, the first evangelical movie made in Hindi language in the Northern part of India.
11. He is a Script-Writer, Christian film Actor, Producer and Director. He is married to Gloria Bamiloye who is also an Author, Script-Writer, Actress, Christian Film Producer and Founder of Women Intercessors for Drama Ministry (The Vision Carriers).
12. Mike and Gloria Bamiloye are blessed with three children: Damilola, a Script writer, movie director and Director of Photography who shot the Mount Zion movies in Australia, USA and India; Joshua the second born is a Music and Drama minister and Sound Engineer who is into movie soundtracks and has scored more than 50 of Mount Zion movies while Oluwadarasimi the last child is a Poet, Script Writer and Drama Minister.