Former President John Dramani Mahama has underlined the need for the churches in the country to scale up moves to exert more positive influence on Ghanaian politics.

He was speaking as a Special Guest of Honour at the 9th Regional Council meeting of the Ashanti East Region of Assemblies of God, Ghana , at the Living Waters Chapel branch of the Church in Kumasi.
Commenting on : Send the Light 2024 , which is this year’s theme for Assemblies of God, Ghana, former President Mahama encouraged the Christian community to spare no efforts to send the light of the gospel to help dispel the dark spots in politics.
Mr Mahama, who is a member of Assemblies of God, further encouraged politicians to “respond to the critical call of God “ as they pursue their ambitions.
The General Superintendent of Assemblies of God, Ghana Rev Stephen Wengam called for peaceful, free and fair elections in December , and led the audience to pray for same.

Former President Mahama receiving an award from Ashanti East Region of Assemblies of God, Ghana in Kumasi for representing Christ well in politics. On the right is the General Superintendent, Rev Stephen Wengam.

Preaching the sermon on: “ Send en Light Because There Are Still More Lands To Be Possessed, Rev Wengam asked Christians to be the light of the world. He also challenged pastors “ to be up to the task “ by leading their congregations to win souls and plant more churches, adding that “ this is the supreme assignment of the church.”
Rev Wengam ordained a number of pastors and elevated some to the rank of Exhorters and Licentiates.
An award was presented to former President Mahama for “representing Christ well in politics.”

Rev Wengam who doubles as Vice Chairman of Africa Assemblies of God Alliance also officiated at the 9th Regional Council meeting of the Ashanti North Region of Assemblies of God, Ghana in Kumasi where he ordained pastors and elevated others to the ranks of Exhorters and Licentiates.
He charged the pastors and local assemblies to plant churches in unreached communities. They should also embark on door-to-door evangelism to grow their churches , and expand Assemblies of God globally.
The Regional Superintendent, Rev George Ampofo outlined the vision of the Council to plant more churches, and build more infrastructure.

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