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Towards church growth in Ghana

Richard Foli

Towards church growth in Ghana

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Published by Trust Publishers in Accra, Ghana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana,
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Christianity -- Ghana.,
    • Church growth -- Ghana,
    • Ghana -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [103]).

      StatementRichard Foli.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1463.G5 F65 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 102, 3 p. :
      Number of Pages102
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL454349M
      ISBN 109988755104
      LC Control Number98169919
      OCLC/WorldCa37922531

      A prominent businessman, a leader in his church, sat across from me in my office. By every standard of human measure, this man was an outstanding success. As we talked, it became increasingly clear that in spite of his active leadership in . Parts of African Anglicanism have grown fast, while others have grown little or moderately. Daniel Eshun’s work shows how the Ghanaian church grew from around , to around , from to Yet, at the same time, Ghana’s population rose more swiftly, meaning the church has grown in size, but shrunk as a proportion of the. Church Operational Manual -Sunday School Department 5 c) Regularly involve the students in the lesson by inviting them to read, discuss and ask/answer questions during the lesson. This improves learning and helps students develop confidence towards becoming teachers as well. Size: KB.


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