Living Ministries International

Leader: Cecil Peasley


Beginning as a bookstore in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, South Africa in 1974, Living Ministries International, with its vision of Reaching the Unreached with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, has expanded to what is now a world-wide Ministry of Evangelism, Discipleship and Training, with ministry being conducted on every continent and various islands of the world.

Living Ministries International

Living Ministries International (LMI) is a registered non-profit organization with its Head Office in Johannesburg, South Africa.  LMI is represented by Evangelical Development Ministry (EDM) in Texas, USA and has a Representative in Brazil, South America.

The ministry is governed by a Board of Directors, a Ministerial Advisory Board and an International Council of Reference.  The Financial Statements are audited annually by a recognized and respected firm of Accountants.

Mission Statement

A worldwide multi-thrust Evangelism Ministry, endeavoring to reach the whole world, with the whole gospel, for the whole man, through the whole church.

Rev Dr Cecil J Peasley – Founder and President of LMI

Cecil John Peasley was born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, to missionary parents.  He came to Christ at the age of 15 years, following the trauma of a snake bite, and immediately surrendered to the call to ministry.

Cecil graduated from the Baptist Theological College of Southern Africa in Johannesburg on 1969.  He has pastored three churches in Durban and Johannesburg.

In 1980 he responded to the call of World Evangelism and has taken the Gospel to countries in Africa, Argentina, Australia, Barbados, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Europe (Western and Eastern), Fiji, Ghana, India, Kenya, Latvia, Madagascar, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, the Philippines, Russia, USA, UK, , Zambia and Zimbabwe,

He is Founder and President of Living Ministries International, an Evangelistic Ministry, conducting Crusades, Revivals, Evangelism Training and Spiritual Warfare Conferences.  His ministry is to the lost as well as building up the body of Christ.

Cecil has served as Honorary Executive Director of the South African Association of Evangelism since its inception in 2000.

He holds a Master’s Degree as well as a Doctorate in Ministry.  His thesis was based on “The Ministry of the Evangelist and the Local Church”.

Cecil and his wife, Jeanette, live in Bedfordview, Johannesburg.  They have three adult children and 9 grand-children.

  September 2021  
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