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GBC inducts Reverend Yaw Oppong-Ankomah

By Amadu
Kamil Sanah, GNA

Tema, Aug. 5, GNA – 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
Christian Council of Ghana.

Rev Adu-Gyamfi charged the newly inducted Head
to be accessible and co-operative to his subordinates.

He said it was a collective responsibility of
all associations under the South-East to support the Head succeed in uplifting
the image of the GBC to another level in the sector.

Rev Adu-Gyamfi noted that there was a falling
standards in Christianity in the country and that GBC sector heads must show a
way of raising the benchmark.

He called on the GBC family to practice
Christianity with all their time and remain focus in all they do to maintain
the dignity of all Christians.

Reverend Kofi Annan, a member of the
Denominational Board of the GBC in a sermon charge Rev Oppong-Ankomah to
discharge his duties diligently and promote the GBC agenda.

Rev Enoch Thompson, The Vice President of GBC
Ministries, administered the Act of Induction.

Born on October 10, 1963, Rev Oppong-Ankomah
was a staunch Methodist through his father who was a Methodist leader.

His Career development in the Ministry has
gone through extremely fantastic spiritual experience curves in resting on
Faith, strength and the never disappoint of the Jesus Christ.

Rev Oppong-Ankomah had diploma in theology at
the Ghana Baptist University College and external diploma in religion at the
University of Ghana in 1995.

He continued to the Maranatha University
College in Accra where he had Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Theology-Mission
Major in 2001.

Rev Oppong-Ankomah received training with the
Minnesota Graduate School of Theology where he earned Master of Arts in
Ministry, 2012-2015 and now a candidate, Doctor of Ministry-Minnesota Graduate
School of Theology, US from 2015 to date.

He is married to Mrs Margaret Oppong-Ankomah
and are bless with two daughters and a son.

GNA

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