About Me

Peter Kayode Adegbie a Bachelor of Science, Zoology graduate of the University of Ibadan enjoyed a fulfilling career in the television industry before serving as a Christian Missionary in East and Central Africa. He came to the North East with his wife and business partner in 2003 to study for a MA in creative writing at Northumbria University and has since headed a series of projects.

This included the Changing Perspectives cultural participation programme in 2007, which evolved into a multimedia archive documentation of African families living in the North East of England.
He later launched the community interest company Culture Parade to organise exhibitions by artists, craftspeople and businesses, to showcase the North East’s diverse cultural mix by urging communities to share their arts, literature, drama, fashion and cuisine. He has published three books including a poetry collection.

He is the founding Pastor of Maximum Impact Christian Centre aka Chapel of Light International in Sunderland, United Kingdom.


Personal Life

Revd Dr Peter Adegbie is married to his beautiful wife, Pastor Theodora Nkechi Adegbie who is a lawyer by profession. They are blessed with two lovely children – Daniel and Debora Divine Adegbie and live in the northeast of England, Newcastle.


Revd. Dr Peter Adegbie (PhD), author, missionary, poet, film/documentary producer and motivational speaker. He is a published poet in many international anthologies and has carried out several creative writing workshops for schools and children organizations. He is the founding Pastor of Maximum Impact Christian Centre aka Chapel of Light International in Sunderland, United Kingdom.


Revd. Dr Peter Adegbie (PhD) has an aptitude for building trust and finding a solution to problems, a cultural entrepreneur with about 27years of experience and expertise in fields as wide-ranging as film and television production advertising, Church planting, Leadership Training and Counselling in five countries. Peter serves on the board of several UK charities and is an author of several books and a public speaker.


Rev. Dr Peter Kayode Adegbie created a world-first community project, ‘Changing Perspectives in partnership with over ten organizations. He was commissioned under the Capture Documentary Scheme run by community channel and Northern film and media to write and direct a 30minute film ‘Same Faces Different Stories’. He and his wife Theodora won the Culture and Creativity award of the Newcastle University Enterprise Challenge and the Dr Tony Trapp ABC Award.

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