26Jul

Pastor & Mrs Gabah: Celebrating 33 Years In Full-Time Ministry

Robert Gabah was born on October 10, 1954 at Asamankese in the Eastern Region. He is the second child to Mr. Joseph Kofi Gabah and Mary Abena Donkor, both of blessed membory and from Togo.

Pastor Gabah started his primary education at Tepa ECM Primary School in 1960, continued to Wassaw Anyinabrim Middle School, and completed at Ashanti Mampong Aboantem Local Authority Middle School, where he obtained the School Leaving Certificate (MSLC) in 1971.

After completion of Middle School, his father gave him a piece of land to cultivate cocoa at Wassaw Anyinabrim.

Due to some circumstances, he left Anyinabrim where he was farming to Tepa in 1980. It was at Tepa that Pastor Robert Gabah was called into the full-time ministry.

Robert’s parents got converted into Christianity in 1960 at Tepa and they brought him to The Church of Pentecost at a tender age. He was baptized during the 1969 Christmas Convention at Enchi, when Apostle D. Y. A. Owusu (now of blessed memory) was the Regional Head of the then Western Region. The late Pastor C. H. Ando was the District Pastor at Asankrangwa. He was ordained a Deacon in 1975 at Manso Amenfi by the late Prophet Patrick Asiamah, the Regional Head for the then Brong Ahafo Region. He was appointed the Presiding Elder for Tepa Central Assembly by Pastor G. K. Amoako (also of blessed memory).

Robert Gabah got married to Agnes Affari  (now Mrs. Agnes Gabah) at Wassaw Anyinabrim in 1976. The marriage is blessed with seven (7) children; five (5) males and two (2) females namely: Abraham Gabah, Elder Stephen Gabah, Noami Gabah, Overseer Peter Gabah, Emmanuel Gabah, Elder Daniel Agbesi, Mrs Naomi Mawuli Evame and Dina Gaba. He also adopted David Gabah and Robert Gabah (Jnr.) who are the children of his late brother – Daniel Gabah.

Pastor Robert Gabah accepted the call into the full-time ministry of The Church of Pentecost in 1986. His ministerial journey took him to Ankaase (1986-1987), Ayeyime (1987-1993), Manso Amenfi (1993-1999), Akyim Ayirebi (1999-2005), Atwima Foase (2005-2011), Kpong (2011-2015) and Sogakope (2015-2019).

Pastor Robert and Mrs. Agnes Gabah will retire from the full-time ministry of The Church of Pentecost on Sunday, July 28, 2019. May the name of the Lord be praised!

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