In a country where Christianity was officially nonexistent in 1991, it’s thanks to leaders like Hervin and Sedika Fushekati that there are now around 30,000 believers.
Hervin Fushekati is married to Sedika for over 20 years. Together they have two sons, Joel and Edon.. Hervin has enjoyed being in ministry for over 25 years loving God with a passion to preach the gospel to the lost, encouraging discipleship, church planting and leadership across the country of Albania. Since soon after his conversion from Islam at the age 17, Hervin has planted and pastored several churches. He is the founder and leader of International School of Theology and Leadership, a dynamic school, students of which have planted over 50 churches, as well as initiated several new ministries and missionary work. Formally through the Bible School and informally through relationships, many hundreds of people are trained, discipled, loved, encouraged and sent to all areas of Albania or surrounding countries of Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Greece and Turkey. Hervin has also served for many years at the executive committee of the Evangelical alliance of Albania in the positions of vice general secretary and vice president. During the ministry years Hervin has constantly been studying, completing graduate studies in English language and Literature, Pastoral Theology, and Christian Counseling.
Hervin , supported by his wife Sedika , leads the Church of God in Albania which has 13 churches currently . Hervin pastors the central COG church in Tirana and is supported by Sedika who works with women and in other areas. He mentors church leaders across Albania and has been responsible for supporting numerous church planters within COG and beyond . He has a regular broadcasting spot on an Albanian Christian media channel .