The immediate past General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana, Rev. Dr. Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong has called on church leaders and the media to put an end to the annual prediction of the deaths of some of the nation’s leaders
Rev. Dr. Opuni-Frimpong who is also a lecturer of the Department of Religious Studies at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in a message reacting to the development said the practice of prophesying the death of key leaders has proven to be of no help in fostering the needed bond among both the church and leaders as well as the various religious beliefs.
“The annual pronouncements of
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“Maybe this is the time the Media must stop providing Media Oxygen to the death predictions for public decency and maturity of Religious practices to thrive”, he noted.
Below is a copy of Rev. Dr. Opuni Frimpong's message
“I have not heard Churches/Pastors from South Korea, France, Germany, UK, Canada, USA etc frequently predicting or discussing the death of their leaders being it Political, Religious, Traditional, Entertainment etc in Public in the name of Prophecy.
The accumulated evidence of public decency and best practices of healthy relationships must inform the church/prophets on our Public dealings with others.
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Moreover, Ministers of the Gospel who understand the prophetic gifts and ministry must intensify Christian Education on the subject both in their congregations and other Media platforms.
Christian Mutuality and Best Practices in matters of faith cannot be compromised. The Church in Ghana must be of better example to others in the African Continent. ‘Tell the Righteous it shall be well with them’. Isaiah 3:10”.