Rev. Dr. Yohanes Ahiabu, the Synod Clerk of the Global Evangelical Church has led a high-powered delegation to represent the Church at the 2023 Bible Week Symposium organised by the Bible Society of Ghana.
Other members of the delegation included Rev. Dr. Nyuieko Avortri, the President of the Pastors and Spouses Association (PASA) of the Church, Rev. Eric Avah, the Director in charge of Church Life and Nurture (CLAN), Rev. Michael Gu, the Director of Missions and Evangelism, Rev. Wisdom Ayittey, the Director of Physical Development and Social Development (DPDSS) and Rev. Mrs. Patricia Akpene Tegbe-Agbo, the Public Relations Manager (PRM).
This year’s Bible Week Celebration was under the theme: God’s Unchanging Word: Hope for All and was held at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Conference Hall.
Rev. Dr. Setri Nyomi, a former General Secretary of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches (WARC) and District Pastor, Bethel E.P. Church, Ghana, speaking on the topic “ Significance of God’s Word to a Nation’s Hope” encouraged the participants that God’s Word which does not change, saw Ghanaians through the 1980s crises and would do same in the nation’s current predicaments.
Rev. Prof. Joseph Osafo Adu, Head of Psychology Dept. University of Ghana and Minister, Church of Pentecost East Legon Worship Centre, who was the second speaker admonished Christians to take the preaching of the gospel out of the chapel to impact every area of our national life to effect the much needed changes.
Her Excellency Prof. Mrs. Akua Kuenyehia, a Retired Judge of the International Criminal Court and Founder, the Akua Kuenyehia Foundation said it would be important for the leadership of the nation to organise a national day of repentance.
Dr. Yohanes Ahiabu in his closing prayer and benediction, prayed to God to have mercy on the nation and to turn things around.
The event was attended by other high-profile personalities including the Rev. Dr. Bridget Ben-Naimah, the Chairperson, Church Relations and Partnership Committee and the General Secretary of the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council, Apostle Immanuel Okuley Tettey, representatives of the Church of Pentecost, Evangelical Presbyterian Church, the Catholic Secretariat, the Presbyterian Church as well as some students