Baptist Convention inducts Executive President, Vice and Denominational Board

The Ghana Baptist Convention on Saturday inducted Reverend Ernest Adu-Gyamfi and Reverend Enoch Nii Narh Thompson as its Executive President and Vice President respectively.

The Convention also inaugurated a 10-member Denominational Board, chaired by Reverend Dr Fred Deegbe, former General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana, which will serve as an advisory body to the President, Vice and the Convention.

Reverend Steve Asante, Former President of the Convention who administered the oath of office, prayed and committed the lives of the two officers and members of the denominational board to God.

He also prayed that the success of the vision of the leaders, through the support of members of the Baptist fraternity.

Rev. Deegbe said there was the need for Christians to learn to be like Jesus Christ, and practise His deeds.

He said consultation was the power of leadership, and that the president and his Vice should always consult with the advisory council to take decisions that will help the development of the Convention.

Rev. Deegbe said the leaders of the convention should know that their followers have something to offer and should appreciate their contributions for the progress of the convention.

Rev. Adu-Gyamfi, said the Presidency of the Convention is a call from God, and assured members that he would work hard to raise the standards of the Convention.

He said there were key strategic areas which he will confer with the advisory council to tackle in order to raise the financial, educational and social status of the Convention.

Rev. Adu-Gyamfi, who by his elevation, becomes the Chancellor of the Ghana Baptist University College, thanked members of the Convention for the confidence reposed in him, and assured them of good leadership.