- YEN.com.gh brings you a list of the the richest pastors in Ghana in 2019
- Many of them started modestly but have now been "blessed bountifully by God".
When we hear of wealthy African pastors, it is the names of Nigerian pastors that are often mentioned. They include Davido Oyedepo of Winners' Chapel, TB Joshua of Synagogue, EA Adeboye of the Redeemed Church, Chris Oyakhilome of Christ Embassy. Many of those pastors boast huge businesses, powerful mansions and luxurious private jets.
But they are not the only ones. Ghanaian pastors are also very wealthy. Certainly, God's promise of prosperity has been fulfilled in their lives, too.
1. Mensah Otabil
The founder of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) has become hugely successful since he set up the church in 1984. He oversees the Central University and several other businesses. He is believed to own a mansion at Trassaco Valley in Accra.
2. Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams
He is the general overseer of the Christian Action Faith Ministries, with over 100 affiliate and branch churches in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa. He owns several businesses, and recently set up the Dominion University College. He has a taste for luxury cars and expensive suits and jewellery.
3. Bishop Charles Agyin-Asare
The founder of the Perez Chapel International presides over about 300 churches locally and internationally. His church's headquarters, the Perez Dome, is said to be the biggest church auditorium in Accra, with the capacity to accommodate 10,000 people.
4. Bishop Dag Heward-Mills
He is the founder of the Lighthouse Chapel International. The church has grown from strength to strength since he founded it in 1988 and is now available in over 50 countries. A medical doctor, Bishop Heward-Mills has written over 50 Christian books. His church's headquarters in Accra, The Qodesh, boasts one of the biggest auditoriums in Ghana.
5. Reverend Sam Nii Korankye Ankrah
The founder of the Royal House Chapel international is a worthy member of this list of the richest pastors in Ghana. His church is one of the biggest in the country and is thriving in other countries too. At the church's headquarters in Accra, there are three services every Sunday with over 10,000 people reportedly attending each. Reverend Ankrah owns several luxurious cars and a mansion in Accra.
6. Apostle Kwadwo Safo
The founder of the Kristo Asafo Church also owns the Great KOSA network of companies. He owns several education institutions and recently started the production of Kantaka cars.
7. Ebenezer Adarkwa Yiadom
The founder of the Ebenezer Miracle Worship is believed to have the largest church building and biggest congregation in the Ashanti Region. About 18,000 people reportedly fill the church auditorium every Sunday.
8. Bishop Daniel Obinim
The founder of the International God's Way Church boasts one of the biggest churches in the country. He owns several posh cars and mansions.
9. Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah
The founder and leader of the Glorious Word Power Ministry is one of the richest pastors in Ghana. He is also a spiritual adviser to President Nana Akufo-Addo. His popularity has skyrocketed since he accurately predicted a win for Akufo-Addo in the 2016 election.
Owusu-Bempah is one of the people Akufo-Addo thanked in his victory speech.
10. Prophet Badu Kobi
The leader of the Glorious Wave Church International is not only very rich, but is also very generous.
He is believed to have given out over 120 cars in gifts to people, including several entertainment personalities.
11. Prophet Gideon Danso
Prophet Gideon Danso is the founder of the Empowerment Worship Centre at Achimota in Accra. The church has one of the biggest auditoriums in Ghana. He is known to flew international musicians to perform at his church every year.
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