The Baptist Medical Centre at Nalerigu in the Northern Region, a major referral facility in the three northern regions and neighbouring countries is 60 years. Popularly known as BMC, it was established in August 1958 by the then International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention of the USA to provide quality medical services to the people of Ghana. It currently serves more than 200 patients a day and carries…Keep Reading

38 Baptist Pastors Ordained

The Ghana Baptist Convention (GBC) has ordained 38 pastors during an ordination service at the closing ceremony of its 55th annual session, which was held at the Baptist Women’s Retreat Centre at Ejura, in the Ejura/Sekyedumase municipality in the Ashanti region. The four-day convention of the church started on Tuesday August 29, 2018, and ended on Saturday September 1, 2018. The executive president of GBC, Rev. Dr Ernest Adu-Gyamfi, called…Keep Reading

Don’t measure your effectiveness by numbers in Churches – Rev. Dr. E. Adu-Gyamfi

Reverend Dr Ernest Adu-Gyamfi, President of the Ghana Baptist Convention (GBC) has urged Ministers of the Convention not to measure their effectiveness by the numbers in their Churches. He also advised them to rejoice in the success of their colleague pastors and keep themselves away from ministerial jealousies in the work of God. Rev Adu-Gyamfi gave the advice to the 38 newly ordained ministers at the closing ceremony of the…Keep Reading

Baptist Convention urges gov’t to complete neglected health facility projects

Reverend Dr Ernest Adu-Gyamfi, the Executive President of the Ghana Baptist Convention (GBC) has tasked the government to as a matter of urgency complete all neglected health facilities in the country. He expressed the hope that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akofu-Addo will uphold his pledge to complete all abandoned projects despite the agitations from quarters. “Governments come and go, but every project is eventually paid with the Ghanaian taxpayers’ money…Keep Reading

Government urged to complete abandoned hospitals countrywide

The President of the Ghana Baptist Convention (GBC), Rev. Dr Ernest Adu-Gyamfi, has called on the government to complete abandoned hospital projects across the country in order to expand healthcare delivery.

Trokosi lingers, must be totally eradicated – Komla Darke

Reverend Washington Komla Darke, Vice President, Administration, Ghana Baptist Convention, has called on all stakeholders to give critical attention to the issue of ritual servitude popularly known as “trokosi”, and purge it out.

Q&A Interview: Baptist World Alliance General Secretary Elijah Brown

Elijah Brown, originally from Texas, started in January as the ninth general secretary of the Baptist World Alliance. Word&Way Editor Brian Kaylor sat down with Brown in March in the BWA offices in Falls Church, Va.

Resist Homosexuality Or Face The Wrath – Churches Warn Gov’t

Churches in the Central Region have vowed to join forces and demonstrate against the Government, should it bow to the so-called international pressure and make any attempt to legalize the practice of homosexuality in the country.

‘Prosperity gospel’ leading many astray – Ministers caution

The trend in modern day Christianity where preachers want to be seen rather than lift up Jesus Christ, has been condemned by speakers at the Ministers’ Conference of the Ghana Baptist Convention. Chairman of the Christian Council of Ghana, Rev. Dr. Ernest Adu-Gyamfi, says people are drifting from the word of God due to the proliferation of “Prosperity Gospel”. He observes temptations have hit some ministers, forcing them to lose focus…Keep Reading

Gospel Ministers advised to stop advertising themselves

Reverend Professor Paul Frimpong-Manso, General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God, Ghana, has advised pastors and ministers of the gospel to desist from advertising themselves and their titles and rather, concentrate on the spreading of the gospel. He was worried that most pastors these days were shifting the focus from Christ, who should be the basis for the ministry, to themselves and would rather preach prosperity than salvation. According to…Keep Reading

Clean Up Your Temple!

Close your eyes for a minute and picture a temple. Whether you’re a religious person or not, I doubt that would be difficult to do. No matter the size, it would be along the lines of a clean and orderly place with an air of serenity and solemnity, right? Why, that’s because it’s where the presence of God dwells and He is known to be holy and pure and so…Keep Reading

Facing Your True Nature During Lent (Mark 1:9-15)

Lent is a solemn time for every Christian to carefully examine his or her life in comparison to God’s word as we prepare ourselves for the Easter celebrations. It is not the time to wallow in self-pity or self-loathing after realizing how short we have fallen according to God’s standards. But it is a time to approach the throne of grace and be fully open about our challenges and weaknesses….Keep Reading