Born on 14th May 1963 to a Ghanaian father and Swiss mother, that is Nathaniel and Elizabeth Heward Mills, Dag is a powerful minister of this generation. Dag Heward Mills children are his greatest gift. With their mother Adelaide, Dag’s family forms his number one fans. With four children and one supportive wife, the minister of God Dag Heward Mills has all he needs to keep preaching the gospel, converting nations.
A conference speaker, an author, and a preacher, Dag is a medical doctor by profession. After studying secondary school in Achimota School, he joined The University of Ghana medical school where he later qualified as a medical doctor. It’s while studying here that he met the love of his life, Adelaide. Dag Heward Mills wife was a law student in the same university. After courting for a few years they finally got wedded in holy matrimony in 1990 and the rest was history, a history of 20 solid years in marriage and four kids. It’s a beautiful thing that Dag Heward Mills and family stuck together in mission even when they had good education and qualifications for the secular world.
Dag Heward Mills and wife are blessed to have brought up four kids; David Mills, Joshua Mills, Daniella Mills and Paula Mills, in that order. It’s a well set family, with two boys and two girls. In addition to raising this family, Lady Reverend Adelaide Heward Mills is an anointed minister of God who left the law career to serve besides her husband, all their marriage years. While Bishop Dag handles reaching out to spread the gospel of Christ and grow his denomination worldwide, Lady Reverend Adelaide goes with him speaking in conferences on issues concerning women and young people, both from a mother’s and minister’s point of view.
Dag Heward mills family being his strongest support system, has helped him achieve a lot in his ministry. Read on and find out most of the biggest achievements in The Most Reverend Dag Heward’s mission that he was only able to achieve because the people in his life supported his course.
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Dag Heward Mills children – Who they have grown up to be
It is not easy being brought up in a socially and morally upright family as you have a huge space to fill in your growing up. People have great expectations and the idea of letting your parents down after all the work can on its own give you chills. Fortunately, Dag Heward Mills and wife are happy parents. Their children have grown up in the ways of God. For the believers of the Bible, there is a verse that says, “Train a child in the ways they should go and even when they grow they shall not depart from it.” (Proverbs 22:6 New King James Version.) Dag Heward Mills’ children haven’t departed from the old ways.
Dag Heward Mills’ wife – Reverend Adelaide Heward Mills
When mentioning family, a wife has to start right after the father. Biblically, this is the neck in the hierarchy of the family. Lady Reverend Adelaide is Dag Heward’s university sweetheart. She has a background in law as they met while she was at Law school at The Ghana University. As much as she decided to assist her husband by going into full time ministry, her career didn’t go into waste. A very eloquent speaker, Adeleine borrows a lot from her law school in her presentations during women and youth conferences, a department of Lighthouse Chapel International ministries that she heads. By the virtue of being a mother and a woman, she handles all matters concerning these two, making her the person directly in charge of the welfare of her church members and also other places that they extend outreach. Dag Heward mills and wife are happy parents to four children.
Dag Heward Mills’ son David Mills is the first born in this family of four siblings. It is not clear exactly what he chose to engage in after school, but there has been no scandals on David Mills.
Dag Heward’s second born son Joshua is a pastor, like his father. Recently, Dag was honored to witness his son get married to the love of his life Dr. Priscilla, daughter of an unnamed chief from Mampong. Dag Heward mills son wedding was a lavish event held at Lighthouse Chapel International was attended by respected people, showing how well respected Bishop Dag is in Ghana. In attendance was Vice president Mahamudu Bawumia and former president Jerry John Rawlings. Dag could not hide his joy on witnessing his son get lawfully wedded. He said, “"I thank God for keeping me alive to see this day when my son gets married."
It’s expected to be happy when you attend your son’s holy matrimony union not just as a preacher but merely as a parent.
The first of the girls but third born in the family, Daniella contributes to the ministry through singing. She has a beautiful melodious voice.
The last of the four siblings is the baby of Dag Heward Mills’ home.
Reverend Dag Haward’s mission work
As previously said, Dag is so many things. A medical doctor, an author, a conference speaker and a preacher. Now based in Accra, Ghana, Dag is the founder of Light house Chapel international. This denomination has a million followers worldwide and from the look of things, more people are joining. Ordained officially into the ministry in 1990 and confirmed as a bishop in 1996, Dag’s ministerial journey started long ago in a small classroom while at the university. He says he got called to minister and lead people to Christ and responded to it.From just a handful of people, attendance to his sessions steadily grew and they kept moving to larger halls, each time a hall larger than the previous. In 1994 after getting fully into mission work, he built a 3000 capacity hall. Quite big, you would think. However, the congregation kept growing and soon this hall wasn’t enough. In 2006, Reverend Dag built the Qodesh, one of the largest churches in Africa. Although ordained by the international Ministerial Council of Great Britain in London, he grew his ministry to over 2000 churches and is still reaching out.
Facts about The Lighthouse Chapel International’s Bishop you probably didn’t know
Under the leadership of Dag Heward, this denomination has great buildings, from both buying and constructing. This is evidenced by The Qodesh, Lighthouse Chapel’s international headquarters.
This ministry holds a vision of over 25000 churches under its name and has so far built 400 churches after ministering in the specific regions.
Over 1980 pastors and 470 lay preachers have gone through Bishop Dag Heward’s able hands over the years. He is radically involved in the missionary and evangelism mission, assisted side by side by his beautiful wife Lady Reverend Adelaide.
The Most Reverend Dag Heward is a board member of the Church Growth International. He also sits in the Pentecostal World Fellowship’s board.
The Anagkazo Bible Seminary was formed by Dag Heward Mills as a fulfillment of his mission to train ministers of the word. This Bible school is still very vibrant, with a very large admission. It teaches the Bible to aspiring ministers in the doctrines of Lighthouse Chapel International.
Did you know that the minister of God is the founder of the Ghana Charismatic Bishops Council and also the Founding Chairman of the National Association of Charismatic and Christian Churches? Now you know. He was the chairman for the former group for a while.
The Lighthouse Chapel International Ministries under the leadership of Reverend Dag has grown so much it now hosts its sessions on television and radio to reach the international audience. Its evangelism department is also actively involved in the production of CDs, DVDs and written media to aid in spreading the gospel. The denomination keeps up with what’s trending too, as long as it leads it to reaching more people. It is found in the internet and social medial handles.
Bishop Dag has started a branch of Lighthouse Chapel International meant for the youth. This group is called “The First Love Church.” It is the University wing of the ministries. The Bishop has taken it upon himself to nurture these young ones who form a congregation of over 5000 porple, entrusting the older churches to his other colleagues in the ministry.
Bishop Dag Heward-Mills did not study medicine in vain as he has had to use his stethoscope severally during his humanitarian campaigns. He organizes medical camps for the poor every so often, free of charge. He comes complete with a team of practicing medics to help him in such missions. It is said that The Lord prepares his servants for his work, this was it: Dag having to pass through school of medicine and then choosing to embark fully in the ministry.
In regards to humanitarian acts, the Lighthouse International Chapel has a Mission Hospital in its name in Ghana.Dag Heward Mills is actively involved in its functioning as one of the doctors. So when you call him Dr.Bishop Dag Heward Mills, you are right.
The Bishop holds many missionary camps across the world in a bid to call people to the service of the Lord. If you would like to get the powerful sermons on discipleship shared here, you can buy a copy of the camp messages compilation called “The Machaneh”.
The Lighthouse Chapel International Ministries’ Bishop has introduced a system that caters for the disadvantaged in the society.This refers to the orphans, the sick and poor etc. In the “Help the Helpless Charity” he formed for this purpose, the Bishop has opened schools and other amenities in poor regions. Dag heward mills and wife are in charge of an orphanage set up by the ministry, with Adelaide (his wife) managing it.
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Dag Heward Mills in his different roles
While dag heward mills siblings chose their specific paths elsewhere, Dag is so many things. He is a father to the dag heward mills family, a much respected gospel author, a conference speaker and an evangelist. His mark in the mission is planting churches and growing the Lighthouse Chapel International Ministries while spreading the word of God in the process. Here are the different faces of Dag Heward Mills;
1. A father
The dag heward mills children enjoy a fatherly figure that is also a friend, an advisor, a spiritual leader and a friend. That he ministers in the First Love Church where he handles youth, is an evidence that Bishop Dag Heward Mills is very good with young people. David Mills, Joshua Mills, Daniella Mills and Paula Mills must be very happy children.
2. A husband
Having been married to his campus sweetheart for 20 years and together risen four children successfully, Dag Heward Mills should be someone that is livable with. For dag heward mills wife Adeleine to let go of her career to help his husband in ministry, he should be worth it.
3. Dag Heward Mills the author
Bishop Dag Heward is among the most popular and best-selling Christian authors in the world. With over 40 publications, Dag speaks to the people about Christian living and success in the evangelism mission. His books are usually written in an easy to read format, characterized by plenty of scriptures to refer to. The book tittle “Loyalty and Disloyalty” is his most popular writing so far, even winning the Grand Award that is organized by the Ghana Christian Book Awards body. Usually, Dag translates his books into different languages to reach a wider audience. Most recently he made all his books available in 27 languages. Yes, Bishop Dag is that serious about the publishing ministry. Dag Heward Mills and family being educated must be a motivating factor towards having a strong reading option for his audience. Among his most popular works is;
- The Art of Leadership
- The art of hearing
- The renowned Loyalty and Disloyalty (This is a series of seven titles)
- Model Marriage (A best-selling marriage counselling book)
- The Mega church.
- People continue to look for Dag Heward Mills writings.
- How to pray
- Demons and how to deal with them
- Church Growth
- Those who are dangerous sons
- Transform your pastoral ministry
- Church planting
- Catch the Anointing
With more works expected from Bishop Dag Heward Mills, these are so far his top publications.
A conference speaker
The highly respected minister of the gospel receives invitations both nationally and internationally to speak to congregations about the word of God. Not only does he address churches but also secular organizations in general meetings.
In the conventions and conferences department, Bishop Dag Heward Mills holds an annual International conference every year under the Lighthouse Chapel International Ministries called “Give Thyself Wholly – Work of the Ministry”. It is the same convention that was previously dubbed “Iron Sharpneth Iron Conferences”, just so the people that previously knew of these conventions don’t get confused. These conventions are usually focused on rising fresh hopes among the faithful and bring higher levels of ministry.
Dr. Reverend Dag Heward Mills is a force to reckon with as far as the ministry of gospel is concerned. Dag Heward mills children have lived up to the expectations of the society as pastor’s kids, joining their father and mother in leading by example as to what a model Christian family should look like. From the look of things, The Lighthouse Chapel International is a ministry to watch out for as it keeps growing by the day under his wise leadership.