Kenneth Arthur was born on 10th August, 1954 at Akim Afosu in the Eastern Region to Opanyin Kwame Atta Panyin and Maame Aba Egyirwa of Gomoa Afransi and Gomoa Gyaman respectively. (Both of blessed memory)
He started elementary school at the Presbyterian Primary School and completed at Afosu L/A Middle School in 1970. He passed the Common Entrance Examination in 1968 and gained admission to Winneba Secondary School and St Peter’s Secondary School in Kwahu Nkwatia in 1969 but could not attend because of financial difficulties. He later attended Kumasi Secondary Technical School, Kumasi Polytechnic (now Kumasi Technical University College) and Pentecost University College.
On completion of Kumasi Polytechnic, he was employed at Mankoadze Fisheries. He later worked at Dar-al Handash Consultancy, and Marudeni Engineering Ltd. He also taught at Emit Electronic Institute and lastly worked at Solatek Electronics Ltd. before his call into full-time ministry.
He got converted during the ministry of Rev. Klessenser of Challenge (Sudan Interior Mission – SIM) and Rev Ross Campbell of New Life For All in Kumasi on 13th February, 1973. He joined the Scripture Union and KNUST Primary Fellowship. He regularly attended S.U. Camp Meetings and joined The Church of Pentecost in 1974.
Kenneth has been married to Jennifer since 1982 and are together blessed with six children, Godfred, Obed, Joel, Esther, Eunice and Phoebe.
Pastor Kenneth Arthur accepted the call into full-time ministry of the Church in 1994. His ministerial journey began in the Apowa District (1994-2000) and continued to Asempaneye (2000-2006), Adeiso (2006-2011), Asuofua (2011-2016) and Nima (2016-2019).
By the grace of the Almighty God, Pastor Kenneth Arthur and his wife, Mrs. Jennifer Arthur, will retire from the full-time ministerial service of The Church of Pentecost on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at the Dome of PIWC-Kokomlemle. May God’s name be praised.