Church of Pentecost Chairman takes a swipe at gloating preachers, greedy politicians

Apostle Eric Kwabena Nyamekye The Chairman of the Church of Pentecost, Apostle Eric Kwabena Nyamekye has bemoaned the attitude of a section of Ghanaian leaders against the ways of God.

Apostle Nyamekye also condemned the attitude of some Ghanaian pastors who spend precious time preaching about their designer shoes and jackets they bought from Western countries to show their wealth, describing the act as shameful.

He told a packed church that it was equally shameful for chiefs to sell one parcel of land to ten people.

Apostle Nyamekye made these comments on Sunday when he addressed hundreds of member of his church, chiefs and politicians at the Asokwa Area Assembly in Kumasi during the church’s launch of its Environmental Care Campaign programme in Kumasi.

He did not stop there. The revered man of God said it was shameful for political leaders to go to Europe and others to borrow huge sums of money to build roads and social amenities for the citizens only to corrupt it for their personal benefits.

The man of God said although sometimes Ghanaians blame the politicians for the wrongs in the society, many directors at public institutions who are also church leaders are also perpetrators of corruption.

He observed that about 70 per cent of Ghanaians are believed to be Christians yet corruption was on the ascendency a situation he said was indicative of the fact that the corrupt society was dominated by Christians.

There, therefore, called for a complete change of mindset to free the system of corruption and selfishness.

The campaign which was launched in Accra last year bears the slogan for the next five years as "My Environment My Responsibility".

Apostle Nyamekye told the congregation that the church, as part of its civic responsibility, is in partnership with Zoomlion Ghana Limited to ensure that the environment is kept clean and ensure a green revolution in Ghana.

He said the Church of Pentecost will partner with government to provide facilities to decongest Ghana’s over-populated prisons and build CHPS compounds in selected communities.The church will also drill boreholes in another partnership with World Vision also in some selected communities across the country.He said God created the earth and handed to humans and demanded care of it, adding this divine mandate must never be overlooked.The Asokwa Municipal Chief Executive, Akwanuassah Gyimah, said the government was grateful to the Church of Pentecost for their innovations over the years that has been very helpful to the […]

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