Regional News Sun, 26 Mar 2006

44 Pastors presented with certificates and diplomas.

Effiakuma (W/R), March 26-GNA-Pastor Daniel Bright Karikari, Director and Principal of the Firm Foundation faith Bible Institute (FFFBI) has said Bible schools must include practical and relevant topical issues in their curriculum to enable their products to meet the challenging needs of society. He said the challenges facing members of the Christians and the Church, could result in more successes if the leadership were properly trained to deal with such problems.

Rev. Karikari was speaking at the ninth graduation ceremony of the FFFBI at Effiakuma on Saturday. In all, 44 graduates were presented with certificates and diplomas in Ministry and Theology. He suggested that Mentoring, Congregational Leadership, Church conflict prevention management and resolution, mediation should part of every bible school.


Rev. Paul Henry Dsane, Founder and President of the school said the graduates were ambassadors who should let their lifestyles convert others to Christ. He said ministers of the Gospel are entrusted to preach healing, salvation and promote reconciliation among all, irrespective of their economic or social background. Rev. Dsane cautioned the ministers not to dilute the Gospel with their own ideas but should ensure that they rely constantly on God for direction, leadership and motivation. He advised them to work hard, pray, study the scriptures and live lives worthy or emulation.

Source: GNA