Pentecost International Worship Centre in the Tamale Area of The Church of Pentecost (PIWC-Tamale), through its Evangelism Ministry, has donated items worth GHS 3,140.61 to inmates of the Tamale Central Prison.
The items, which include bags of rice, cooking oil, packs of toilet rolls, pairs of slippers, washing powder, toothpaste and toothbrushes, were presented to officials of the prison on behalf of the church by a delegation led by Elder Sampson Nyamalor (the District Secretary) and Elder David Kofi Bajke (District Evangelism Ministry Leader). The others were Elder Jacob Ordatei Lantei, Elder Obed Adu-Amankwaah and Mrs. Sarah Naa Adaku Blankson (Wife of the Resident Minister)
Speaking on the theme, “Jesus Christ; The Hope of the World,” Elder David Kofi Bajike, said that the ministry of Christ Jesus on earth brought hope to all humanity.
He explained that the disciples strongly believed in Jesus Christ whilst He was with them, but gave up on Him after He died on the cross.
“While He was alive, they saw Jesus as their hero and champion, fulfilling the prophecy of Prophet Isaiah about the coming Messiah. But, when He ended up on the cross, many of the disciples gave up hope,” he said.
He further noted that the resurrection of Christ Jesus, however, restored the hope they had in Him, adding that: “This hope is still alive today and can be tapped into by the entire human race.”
After the sermon, Elder Obed Adu-Amankwaah led the inmates to receive Christ as their Lord and personal Saviour. He also prayed for all inmates of the prison as well as the wardens.
The leader of the inmates thanked the church for her timely gesture. He also appealed to the church to support them with canopies to provide shade during church services.
Report by Aheto Victor Enyam