‘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

Read Your Bible, Pray Every Day…

If you were a Sunday school regular, I’m sure the title reminds you of the song, “Read your Bible, pray every day if you want to grow.” The Bible is known for its hard truths; some which are accepted by majority of people and others which throughout generations, continue to be a bone of contention even among believers. Some modern Christians resort to ‘Christian books’ on topics they find comfortable…Keep Reading

Why You Should Fast

Fasting is not fun but it’s a necessity for every Christian. There are days you just don’t feel like eating (Rev. Charles Asante says it’s your body telling you to give the stomach some rest) though you’ve no plans of fasting. But on the day you do decide to fast, you get hit with the fiercest hunger pangs which make you feel like you’ll die if you don’t ingest something…Keep Reading

KUMACA PTA And School Heads Meet Over Health Issues

The Parent-Teacher Association of the Kumasi Academy has met to review the challenges the school faced in 2017, and discuss measures to ensure the development of the institution. Top of the agenda were the plans which have been put in place to prevent another outbreak of H1N1 influenza type A, that reportedly led to the 4 students in 2017, although four students had died before that incident bringing death toll…Keep Reading

First Baptist Church Moves To Give The Church A Facelift

The Senior Paster of the First Baptist church, Tema has observed the need to build modern and comfortable church facilities to advance the work of God. ‘I agree with you that the Lord is in our hearts, but you will also agree with me that we need a building to work in and a place to worship the savior; we also need very beautiful offices to work in for people…Keep Reading

Charismatic Baptist Youth Ministry Donates To Trokosi Girls

1st Jan 2018 – The Youth Ministry of the Charismatic Baptist Church Taifa embarked on a journey to reveal Christ not only by their words but by kind acts. As part of fulfilling scripture and proving their love for God and mankind, a team of passionate young men and women set off to the Volta region of Ghana to visit The Baptist Vocational Training Institute (BVTI), where the Trokosi Girls are housed and…Keep Reading

Let integrity be your hallmark – Rev. Michael Sowu

Reverend Michael Kofi Sowu, a former Dean of the Ghana Baptist Convention (GBC) School of Theology and Ministry, has urged ministers of God to make integrity a hallmark in all endeavours. He charged the ministers to make the acquisition of knowledge a priority. Rev Sowu said this in a sermon at the closing ceremony of the 54th Annual Session of the GBC at Ejura in the Ashanti Region on Saturday….Keep Reading

Build bi-partisan consensus on national issues – Rev. Dr. Adu-Gyamfi

Reverend Dr Ernest Adu-Gyamfi, the Executive President of the Ghana Baptist Convention (GBC), has urged Members of Parliament, to build bi-partisan consensus on key national issues to help build the nation. He, therefore, appealed to the Speaker of Parliament Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye to ensure that key issues like education, health and the problem of rent advance were settled once and for all. Rev Adu-Gyamfi was addressing the 54th Annual…Keep Reading

GBC inducts Reverend Yaw Oppong-Ankomah

The induction service of the Reverend Yaw Oppong-Ankomah, the Sector Head of the South-East Ghana Sector of the Ghana Baptist Convention (GBC) was held at the weekend in Tema. The ceremony, which brought together the Baptist family including Sector Heads was climaxed with thanksgiving and prayers for God’s blessing. It was also graced by Rev Dr Ernest Adu-Gyamfi, the Executive President of the GBC, who is also the Chairman of the…Keep Reading