Monday 12th September, 2016
Stephen Asante, GNA
Kumasi, Sept 12, GNA
– Bishop Joseph Manful Crentsil has been inducted as the new Presiding Bishop
of the Church of God Ghana.
He would serve for
four years and succeeds Bishop Kwabena Opoku Appiah, who had served out his
ceremony in Kumasi also saw the swearing-in of the newly-elected national
officers of the church.
Bishop David Mills,
West African Superintendent of the Church of God International, reminded him to
operate strictly within the confines of the church’s regulations.
demonstrate good leadership qualities – fair, firm, even-handed, approachable
and be ready to work with everybody to grow the church.
additionally, urged him to be visionary and results-oriented, stressing that,
the church must do more to address the needs of the society, to improve the
living conditions of the people.
He said he was
confident that the new Presiding Bishop would bring his vast experience as a
preacher, which had taken him on many international crusades, to bear on the
Crentsil thanked the church for the confidence and pledged not to disappoint.