Pastor Isaac Makashinyi is currently serving as a minister at Emmasdale Baptist Church in Lusaka, Zambia, as well as teaching New Testament Greek at the Baptist Theological Seminary of Zambia. He earned his M.Div. at the Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, MS in the USA in 2008. He has previously served as a pastor at Trinity Baptist Church in Kitwe, Zambia and at Grace Baptist Church in Jackson, Mississippi. He is married with two children.