As I walk into the Dzake Clinic, I am greeted by patients waiting to be seen. I take my seat at the Triage table and start to check in my next patient. He is a beautiful 12-month-old named Samson. His Grandmother has brought him in because he has been vomiting and not able to eat for a day.Read more
The semester comes to a close, and then comes the dreaded examination week. Dreaded by whom? The students dread exam week, but at least for this lecturer, it is a dreaded time as well. Well, maybe I should say the preparation of the examinations is the dreaded part.Read more
Lectionary Selection: Matthew 4:1-11
Prayers for Ghana:
Lord thank you for your love of the people in Ghana. As they live and work may they continue to praise you for all you provide.
When they are faced with temptations, give them the strength to remember what Jesus said to Satan on the mountain as he was being tempted, “Worship the Lord your God and serve only him.”
We lift the country of Ghana, it’s people, government, resources up in prayer that all will be used to the Glory of God.Read more
The sign just inside the gate to the Evangelical Presbyterian (EP) Seminary at Peki, Ghana reads, “Know who you are, where you are, and why you are here.”Read more
Lectionary Selection: Luke 23:33-43
Prayers for Ghana:
God of grace. Today we give thanks for the many natural resources which you have provided in the nation of Ghana. We seek forgiveness in the ways we have exploited the lives of humans and natural resources. We pray for the wisdom of the Ghanaian people to continue to be fruitful. As the thief who confessed his sins, may we too, confess our past sins and be open to using well the paradise of resources.Read more
The hard work has been completed and the day of new beginnings came June 29 when the Evangelical Presbyterian Theological Seminary held its graduation celebration on the Green Hills campus in Peki.Read more
Lectionary Selection: Luke 9:28-36
Prayers for Ghana:
Lord Jesus we thank you for your unconditional love, your compassion, your guidance in our daily life.
As we live and work with our brothers and sisters in Peki, Ghana we see YOU in them.
They show your unconditional LOVE by sharing their lives, food, clothing, knowledge and openness to accept people of another race and culture into their home, church, and community.
They show your COMPASSION by being patient, understanding, and willing to help in anyway they can NO matter how small it may seem.
They show Guidance by sharing their culture, history, giving direction, stories of the community, to give us a feeling of being part of them.
As we work alongside our Partner the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana in Healthcare and at the EP Seminary in Peki we pray that you continue to bless them as they continue to show your LOVE in their daily walk.Read more
The Evangelical Presbyterian (EP) Church, Ghana began the Girls Empowerment Club project in 2013 with the overall goal of empowering girls to reduce gender-based violence. The project is now in six schools across three regions, and over 300 girls benefit directly from the club. To date, 18 teachers and community members have been trained as facilitators of the program. The Africa Executive of Global Ministries visited the Girls Empowerment Club programs in Ghana, and shares that there has been a tremendous increase in participation and services provided through the programs.Read more
It was a hot day. Well, let’s face it, in Ghana every day is hot. On this day, however, the electricity had gone out rending any cooling effect our fans might give - void. The house heated up as the day continued and to seek some relief, we made a move to the front porch.Read more