Pastor Joseph Saffa Macarthy was born on February 5, 1973 in Baiima District Sierra Leone. He acquired a diploma in civil engineering and a bachelor degree in theology with concentration in pastoral study and Christian education.
He is the first ordained pastor of Divine Hope Assembly International-Freetown branch in Sierra Leone West Africa. Through the General Overseer Pastor Christopher Timi, the Lord opened the door of spiritual fellowship for the church on January 6, 2013.
Pastor Joseph Saffa Macarthy is married to a virtuous woman, Sister Doris Macarthy and they are blessed with three children.