Dr. John Itakpe is a remarkable and sought-after minister known as PJ by his devoted congregation at Mercy Court, a parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God. He passionately teaches God’s word and envisions a world where people embody Christ’s character and use their gifts for positive change. He also excels in research science and is highly respected in a prestigious pharmaceutical company in Bethesda, Maryland. Prior to his research career, he spent over a decade in dentistry, demonstrating his commitment to service.

Dr. Itakpe’s pursuit of knowledge took him to the United States, where he earned a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a Doctor of Public Health from Morgan State University. In his personal life, he finds joy and inspiration in his union with his wife, Rosemary, and they have three wonderful daughters. They reside in Ellicott City, Maryland, living a life centered on faith and purpose Prepare for a captivating journey through his extraordinary experiences and profound insights.

Pastor and Pastor (Mrs) Itakpe

His Book

Born to Dream is a captivating book that delves deep into the essence of dreaming and igniting the fire within your soul.
Who is a dreamer? Why do we dream? Dr. John Itakpe fearlessly tackles these profound questions, inviting you on a transformative journey of self-discovery and empowerment. It is a clarion call to realize your life’s purpose, a purpose that brings joy to both God and humanity while leaving an indelible impact on the world.