Bishop Ed Bilong was born in Cameroon East Africa. He surrendered his life to Christ at the age of sixteen. His fervent zeal for God made him stand out as an unashamed witness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the grace of God amongst his fellow students. Not long after his conversion, he answered the call of God into the ministry.
He then furthered his education with Vision Christian University Romania, California USA where he obtained an Associate Degree in Biblical Studies and a Bachelor Degree of Theology. Bishop Ed ministered in Cameroon in various departments of the church from children’s ministry, youth ministry and especially the music ministry.
After a few years of serving as an Orchestra - Pastor at Living word Fellowship International under the Leadership of Bishop Chris Raymond he traveled to South Africa and enrolled with the Rhema Bible Training Centre. Here he obtained a Diploma in Ministerial Training as well as an in depth worship course called - Psalmody Academy.
Bishop Ed has undergone further training with institutions like Haggai Institute USA where he obtained his Diploma in advanced Leadership Training. His Apostolic calling has been timeously confirmed by various reputable men and women of God. He has a strong insight in interpreting scriptures that always gets his audience seriously thinking. Bishop Ed has a clear mandate to confront the church with a transformational message that is simply impossible to ignore. Coupled with a unique move of the Holy Spirit, there has been testimonies of healing from Cancer, kidney problems, and back pain disappearing just to name a few.
He is also the author of the handbook called The Key to Africa's True Independence, God's Vision as well as Exposing the Devil’s Bargaining Schemes plus several other projects on print. He is recording artist and a song writer. Bishop Ed Bilong has ministered to Europe, America and Africa. He has touched millions of lives through several appearances on national TV stations as well as digital satellite channels and his Radio talk show “the Voice of Clarity” in the North West Province. He has been involved in major events impacting the world such as the “new beginning” event in Rustenburg with Angus Buchan and many more. Bishop Ed is married to the dynamic and multi-faceted Jenna-Leigh Bilong. She is an author, songwriter, worship leader, sought-after speaker and television news anchor.
Jenna-Leigh Bilong is a popular television news anchor, radio personality, published author and a sought after guest speaker in churches across Southern-Africa.
Jenna-Leigh started out at a community radio station, tried her hand at journalism at a regional newspaper and then moved her way up to the national SABC radio station RSG at the age of 22 as a presenter and producer. Thereafter she shifted to television news at eNCA’s Afrikaans bulletin eNuus.
She is married to Bishop Ed Bilong and they have a congregation in Johannesburg. They are also in the process of building a community development centre and Restoration House called Graceland and share a great vision for Africa.
Television, radio and live audiences identifies with her personality and testimony.
She boldly tells her story of how she went from a squatter camp to television screens.
From being abused to motivating and uplifting countless lives.
She uses the combination of her network within the media and church communities to make sure the Gospel is spread for His glory.
Jenna-Leigh is also the founder of SHEConnect a women’s ministry that focuses on the spiritual, emotional and practical empowerment of women.