Christianity is the largest religion in Ghana, with approximately 71.2% of the country’s population being members of various Christian denominations as of 2010 census. Comprising of Pentecostal/Charismatic (28.3%), Protestant (18.4%) and Catholic 13.1%.
Have you ever listened to a sermon and noticed about 20 minutes into it that the room is completely silent because of the truth and wisdom that is being expressed from the pastor?
The words of truth coming from the pastor’s lips penetrate your heart and soul as you hang onto every word being spoken. His style, whether it be charismatic or serious delivers a powerful message from God’s only word. There are many great pastors and preachers of today that do deliver sermons like this. In this edition of Pleasures Magazine, our radar is on Kumasi-based Pastors who are making impacts and in the business of changing lives.
Kumasi is a city in Ashanti Region, and is largest city in Ghana. Kumasi is the commercial, industrial and cultural capital of Asanteman. Kumasi is alternatively known as “The Garden City” because of its many beautiful species of flowers and plants. It is also called Oseikrom, (Osei Tutu’s town).
The city rose to prominence in 1695 when it became capital of the Ashanti Confederacy due to the activities of its ruler Osei Tutu. The ruler of Kumasi, known as the Asantehene, also served as ruler of the Confederacy. With their 1701 victory over Denkyira the Asante confederacy became the primary state among the Ashantis.
Here are 30 well-known pastors in Kumasi that speaks the truth of God and who believe every single word in the bible. These are in no particular order.
Rev. Ransford Obeng
Rev. Ransford Obeng is the founder and Senior Pastor of Calvary Charismatic Centre, a non-denominational English church in Kumasi, Ghana with over 6000 strong membership. He has partenered others in planting over 400 mission churches throughout Ghana and has sent missionaries to the U.K, USA, Jamaica, Ivory Coast and Senegal and other countries around the world.
He teaches the Word of God in all simplicity under the power and direction of the Holy Spirit.
He has trained and mentored many young ministers into key leadership positions and he is committed to equipping and producing believers who are empowered to fulfill their God-ordained purposes and ministry.
He has had the privilege of traveling extensively ministering the Word of God in Africa, Asia and North America.
Rev Evans Kyere-Mensah
He is the founder and General overseer of Goodhope Chapel with headquarters in Kumasi, Ghana. He holds BA in political science and information studies from the university of Ghana. A diploma in theology from Assemblies of God Theological School (AGTS), Saltpong. And several certificates in leadership and management.
Pastor Evans is called into the full time ministry with a heavy Apostolic, Evangelistic, Preaching and teaching mantle for the releasing of destinies, a revivalist and an intercessor for the restoration of his generation to God.
His passion is to see souls saved, revived, restored and refreshed with the knowledge and glory of God. His ministry is involved in the aggressive spread of the Gospel through every possible medium as well as Revival meetings, Crusades and aggressive church plantings.
His ministry has taken to countries such as Nigeria, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, and UK.
He is also the CEO of AGRICWEALTH GHANA, an agro firm spearheading agricultural revolution in Ghana with the vision of helping rural youth and women to build livelihoods through farming and it’s related value chain.
He is married to Dr Eunice Kyere Mensah, paediatrician at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, and together they are blessed with two children.
Prophet Victor Kusi Boateng
Prophet Victor Kusi Boateng is a true reflection of the scripture “God uses the foolish things of this world to confound the wise”. He is the Founder and General Overseer of Power Chapel Worldwide headquartered in Kumasi, Ghana, West Africa.
An authentic and renowned Prophet of God who draws the presence of God through worship. Having held this conviction of the voice of God being more powerful than the good intentions of man, Prophet Victor Kusi Boateng has risen from a school dropout, society reject, sleeping in uncompleted buildings to classrooms, into being a prominent father to the fatherless, counselor to Presidents and an encourager to the downtrodden. Prophet Victor Kusi Boateng has travelled extensively throughout the USA, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, Belgium, Asia, Canada and Africa, preaching the word of God and building the Body of Christ with his down-to-earth message of hope, deliverance and love. He has received numerous awards and recognition from institutions such as the US House of Congress, the State of Texas and The Central Destitute Infirmary.
He has authored books like Blood for Blood, Wisdom Capsules for Survival, Manasseh before Ephraim and more to come. He is the founder of Home of Destiny Educational Fund, which takes care of the needy. He recently started The VKB (Victor Kusi Boateng Ministries). The Archbishop Nicholas Duncan- Williams is the spiritual father of this renowned Prophet of God.
Prophet Victor Kusi Boateng is married to the beautiful Anita and they are blessed with four children;Breanna, Beyonce, Breindelle and Victor Bryan.
Rev Ebenezer Yamoah-Ghansah
Rev Ebenezer Yamoah-Ghansah is the President and General Overseer of the Gospel Ambassadors Church. He is a man of integrity, wisdom and full of the Holy Ghost and power. He has a unique and an anointed teaching and healing ministry.
He preaches the Full Gospel message in the light of New Testament revelation and his messages centre on faith, the Holy Spirit, eternity and above all presenting to this generation a biblical Christianity that truly benefits man in every sphere of human endeavour.
He is a sought after teacher and a conference speaker, having preached in churches across the nation, on university campuses and to congregations of several thousands in other African countries including Kenya, Burundi and Rwanda. He is married to Agatha and they have been blessed with a daughter and three sons.
Rev Isaac Osei-Bonsu
Rev OB as many call him is a servant of God, a man of Prayer, a father of five, a good and caring husband and the founder of Moments of Glory Prayer Army (MOGPA).
Rev Isaac Osei-Bonsu is a healing minister, television host and Prophet, a motivational Speaker, and book Author, he has helped millions experience a victorious and purposeful life in God’s Word. His passion for the work of God has taken him to almost all the world, positively impacting citizens of the kingdom from all walks of life. As a revivalist, he has travelled extensively to many places, ministering in various conferences around the world and reaching God’s people with the power of the Holy Ghost.
It is also his greatest passion that the needy and the less fortune in the society will be helped. He always says MOGPA has come to give our generation and not to take from which is the greatest secret of MOPA’s success.
Bishop Joshua Kas-vorsah
Bishop Joshua Kas-vorsah is the founder of Resurrected Faith Ministry International, with the headquarters in Bohye Assaseso Daban Kumasi Ghana. A Pastor of pastors, Joshua Kas-vorsah has been able to pull a large crowd of worshipers because of his power in effective prayers and spiritual warfare. He has inculcated in the minds of the worshippers that there is a demon or two to fight in every human problem on earth. To this end, he has de-emphasised the dependence on pastors by worshippers in preference for a “do-it-yourself-prayer sessions.”
Prophet Ebenezer Adarkwa Opambour
Prophet Ebenezer Adarkwa Opambour Yiadom is the leader of the Ebenezer Miracle Worship Center in Kumasi. He is on record to have the largest church building and largest congregation at Ahenema Kokoben of Atwima-Kwawomang District in the Ashanti Region.
His church auditorium takes a capacity of 18,000 and gets filled on Sundays, with people standing outside. The church also has branches in Sunyani, Accra, Tema, Takoradi and other parts of the country. Opambour is the owner of Radio Mercury, a Kumasi-based private radio station and Prophet One Television.
He has also built a hundred-building estate which he has christened Island City at Opambourkrom.
Rev Yonggi K. Aforo
Rev Yonggi K. Aforo is the Senior Pastor of Jubilee Pastures, a member church of Fountain Gate Chapel in Kumasi, Ghana.
He was called into the deliverance and healing ministry when he got born again in 1995 and has since been used by God tremendously in that area. His great passion for the youth has brought transformation to many lives in the secondary and tertiary institutions of Ghana and beyond.
He holds a BSc Physics (Medical) from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). Rev. Aforo was ordained by his Bishop (Rev. Eastwood Anaba) into full-fletched pastoral ministry in 2012.
He is known by his loyal followers in West Africa and Europe as an Apostle of Faith and a man of miracles because of his unique grace for miracles, signs and wonders. As a crusader for the restoration of God’s miraculous power to the body of Christ, he is the president of the ‘I Believe In Miracles Ministry’ (IBIMM).This ministry has touched many lives across the continents of the world with God’s power.
He is a great teacher of the word with power and deeper prophetic insight. This has made him a highly sought after Speaker in numerous revival meetings and conferences in Africa and Europe especially the United Kingdom. His apostolic grace has made him help the start up of many churches and ministries which are not under his denomination. He is reputed to be a leader of leaders because of his unique mentorship skills.
This kingdom-minded and selfless man of God pioneered the fast growing church (JUBILEE PASTURES) five (5) years ago where he serves as the senior pastor. He’s married to Anita and are blessed with two children Bethuel and Berenice.
Rev Victor Osei
Rev Victor Osei, an astute teacher of the Word of God, is the founder of Family Chapel International, a thriving Charismatic Church with the headquarters in Kumasi Ghana. A sought after preacher and man of Principles, Rev Victor Osei teachings have won a lot of souls to Christendom. He is essentially a Bible teacher but report of miracles have been attracting people from all works of life to his church.
Apostle Agyenim Boateng Asiamah
Apostle Agyenim Boateng Asiamah is one of the leading Prophets in Ghana. He is spirit-filled and highly respected man of God and well known for performing miracles. Apostle Boateng Asiamah is the General overseer of Power Word Church International in the nation’s capital Accra and Kumasi in the Ashanti region of Ghana.
Apostle Asiamah popularly known as Daddy Asiamah is also a dynamic prophetic voice to this generation, firebrand and prolific prophetic preacher with an accurate and cutting edge prophetic mantle. He operates in a sharp word of knowledge, cutting across race and gender coupled with a rare healing and deliverance ministry. His style is radical, revolutionary, innovative and anointed.
Apostle Kwame Oduro
As one of the end-time ministry gifts to the body of Christ, Apostle Kwame Oduro, founder and general overseer of Father’s love Chapel International, is positioned as a strong and forthright end-time revivalist with a unique prophetic and apostolic ministry. He is a well sought after conference speaker who travels the globe, such as South Africa, Sweden, Denmark, Holland, Germany, Belgium and some part of the world. His messages centered on righteousness, Faith and Holiness. Apostle Kwame Oduro ministry focuses on impacting and empowering lives through his powerful preaching and teaching ministry.
Father’s love Chapel International is located Opp T.l Amass S.H.S. behind Ksi Stadium Score board, Asokwa-Kumasi.
Apostle Bright Isaac Fosu Kusi
Apostle Bright Isaac Fosu Kusi is an end time apostolic preacher and the General Secretary of the Glorious Inheritance Mission in Ghana. The Glorious Inheritance Mission is an international ministry headquartered in London with Bishop Kwame Baah Ayensu as the international bishop and also headed in Ghana by Bishop E. W. K. Kusi at Sunyani National Quarters.
Apostle Bright I. F. Kusi is the pioneer of the branches of the Glorious Inheritance Church in the Ashanti Region. He is a conference speaker, an end time preacher involved in many outreaches including academic institutions and has touched many lives in the country and beyond.
Apostle Kusi is the current General Secretary and Director of Christian Education of the Glorious church in Ghana. He holds several certificates to his credit which includes: Bachelor of theology from the Ghana Baptist University with a first class, Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources (KNUST), Masters in Business Administration, MBA, (KNUST), Diploma in Education from University College of Winneba, Kumasi and many other professional certificates including Alternative Dispute Resolution. He is currently pursuing his second masters Degree in Theology with the Taylor Seminary in Canada. He is married to Mrs Esther Kusi with two kids; Victor and Borngreat. His church is located at Kwadaso-Ohwiase Junction, opp. Bonsuom in Kumasi.
Rev. Adofo-Otchere Stephen
Rev. Adofo-Otchere Stephen, is the Senior Pastor of Calvary Charismatic Centre – Agape City Chapel at Ejisu – Krapa, Kumasi – Ghana. One of the fastest growing and vibrant branch churches of Calvary Charismatic Centre Under The Leadership and Tutelage of Rev. Ransford Obeng in Ghana. He is a Prophet by Calling, with a Rare Apostolic Grace and a Strong Teaching Gift. His passion for soul winning and the Advancement of the kingdom of God has led him pioneer the establishment of many churches. His Love For Knowledge Has Made Him Pursue a Masters Degree in Business Administration at Central University, Kumasi Campus. He is one of the voices The Lord is lifting to bring positive changes and revival in the body of Christ. His messages centers on love, purity, anointing, purity and revival in the body of Christ. He is married to A Gorgeous and a Virtuous Lady Anita Adofo-Otchere and they are Blessed with a Son. Currently they Reside in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana
Prophet Selassie Bitea
Prophet R.K Selassie is the Founder and General Overseer of Grace and Truth Family Chapel.
He is a man of God who always follows the principles of God in his ministry as call by God.
Prophet R.K Selassie has a purpose and ambition to lead the world into a better future promised by God. He is God-fearing and does not hid the word of God out of his life.
Prophet R.K Selassie has being an inspiration to millions of people in his ministry with God. As the journey with God in his ministry still continues in our generation… He has stand as an army of God to win souls and pull down strongholds for God and establish the Kingdom of God for God’s people on earth.
Bishop Divine Adjei – Calvary Life Chapel International
Bishop Francis Akwabour – Christian Hope Ministry International
Prophet Eric Adjei -City Gospel International
Rev Martin Adjei – Revival Outreach Church – Kumasi
Rev Kwabena Achampong – Potters Assembly
Prophet Peter Manu – Miracle Day Worship Center
Major Prophet Isaac Appiah – Shining GRACE Chapel
Shepherd Emmanuel Boakye Bonsu – Jesus Christ Our Heritage Ministries – JCOH
Rev Michael Ofori – Godlife Central Church International
Apostle Obed Obeng Adde – True Light Glorious Church Worlwide
Rev. Dave Quansah – Mid-Country Chapel. Amakom
Pastor Osei Yaw Afoakwa – FaithHouse Charismatic International