Nasir Siddiki

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Nasir Kaleem Siddiki (born 1953) is a converted evangelist, teacher, author, and business consultant.

Early Life and Ministry[edit]

Siddiki was brought up in London, England. He worked as a marketing executive at A.L. Williams, now Primerica Financial Services, before a life-threatening bout with shingles in 1987, at the age of thirty-four, which he testifies led to his conversion from Islam to Christianity.

Siddiki is still a consultant and business leader. In May 1997, Siddiki graduated from Rhema Bible Training College, founded by Kenneth E. Hagin, and received an honorary doctorate from the American Bible College and Seminary in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where he taught a course in Biblical Economics. ABCS closed in 2005.[1]

Wisdom Ministries[edit]

In 1998 Dr. Siddiki went into full-time ministry and started a ministry called Wisdom Ministries.[2] His desire was to "teach God's Word all over the world and equip God's leaders with wisdom". Siddiki also conducts Financial Empowerment Seminars that have caused financial breakthroughs in the Church, and taken them to the next level. Dr. Siddiki is currently teaching "wisdom success principles" from the Word of God at the Wisdom Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He has taught at the American Bible College and Seminary, where he developed the curriculum of Biblical Economics, and received an honorary Doctorate Degree. Dr. Siddiki has been featured in Rev. Kenneth Hagin's magazine, Word of Faith, and Rev. Kenneth Copeland's magazine Believers Voice of Victory,[3] and Charisma Magazine as well as several other publications.

Siddiki travels the world teaching and preaching in large conferences, churches, and meetings. Siddiki has held crusades in Africa, Asia, and Europe seeing more than 300,000 people in attendance. He also hosts an annual conference in September called "Leaders of Wisdom Conference" which is held in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Since September 2006, Siddiki has hosted a half-hour television program called "Winning with Wisdom". The program airs weekly on GOD TV and other Christian TV Networks, including TBN Nejat which airs the program in the Farsi language in Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Wisdom University[edit]

Dr. Siddiki also started an online university called Wisdom University,[4] which has accreditation through Transworld Accrediting Commission International.[5] People from all over the world can study the Word of God and receive their associate, bachelor, master or doctoral degree online.

Motivational Speaking and Literary Works[edit]

Dr. Nasir Siddiki primarily serves as a motivational speaker at conferences for Christian businessmen, and has also published two books titled Kingdom Principles of Financial Increase in which was released in 1999 and How to Prosper in any Recession which was released in 2009. Siddiki has appeared with and been endorsed by televangelists such as Kenneth Copeland, Benny Hinn, Rod Parsley, Keith Butler, Bill Winston, Paula White, Creflo Dollar, and Myles Munroe. Similar to these men, Siddiki is identified by some scholars, journalists and watchdog organizations as proponents of a theology called "prosperity theology" that states that God will provide virtually unlimited blessings of health and wealth if one has faith, as in trust, in God.[6]

Personal and Family[edit]

He currently resides in Tulsa, Oklahoma with his wife Anita Siddiki and their three children, Matthew, Aaron and Josiah.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About American Bible College & Seminary". Abcs.edu. Retrieved 2013-10-01. 
  2. ^ http://www.wisdomministries.org Wisdom Ministries Official web site
  3. ^ "Kenneth Copeland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia". En.wikipedia.org. Retrieved 2013-10-01. 
  4. ^ http://www.wisdomuniversityonline.org Wisdom University Official web site
  5. ^ "Transworld Accrediting Commission International". Transworldaccrediting.com. 2013-06-12. Retrieved 2013-10-01. 
  6. ^ Prosperity gospel primer