Dr. Nirintsoa Mamitiana is a native of Madagascar. He is an ordained minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Dr. Mamitiana is married to Toky and has four children (three daughters serve in Madagascar as indigenous missionaries).

Dr. Mamitiana and his wife Toky started Shema Madagascar Ministries, an indigenous ministry
focusing on training servant leaders of Jesus Christ through biblical teaching for local and global missions and discipleship.

He has been the Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Fort Dauphin, Madagascar since 2020. He is currently a lecturer and the pioneer of the Fort Dauphin Baptist Theological Bible School, running conferences and seminars to train pastors and church leaders who have a lesser educational background with the hope of enabling many to attend the Baptist Seminary of Madagascar.

Dr. Mamitiana earned an MDiv and a Ph.D. in Missiology and World Christian Studies from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Texas. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of the Nations of Hawaii with Youth With A Mission (YWAM), where he served as Discipleship Coordinator and a church planter for over 18 years. Together with his family, he has traveled extensively all for the sake of bringing the gospel of Jesus Christ to the nations and making disciples.