Ghana is with filled with diverse religious faiths. It's a tolerance nation for practicing ones religious beliefs. Christianity and Islam are the two most popular religions. Although Christianity is the dominant region but within it there are some diverse groups.
Charismatic Christianity is a form of Christianity that emphasizes the work of the Holy Spirit, spiritual gifts, and modern-day miracles as an everyday part of a believer's life.
Pentecostals who believes the evidence of a person being filled with the Holy Spirit is speaking in tongues but Charismatics believe that one can be filled with the holy spirit and still not speak in tongues.
Below are the list of top 5 popular charismatic church in Ghana and their founders.
1. Lighthouse Chapel International (LCI)
Lighthouse Chapel International is a Charismatic church that was founded by Bishop Dag Heward-Mills in Ghana, West Africa in 1985 under the name Korle-Bu Christian Centre; it was changed to the current name in 1987.
Its headquarters, the Qodesh, is located in Accra, Ghana. Bishop Heward-Mills is also a renowned evangelist who has taken the gospel to many remote locations in Africa through his Healing Jesus Campaign.
2. Action Chapel International (ACI)
Action Chapel International (ACI) is a Charismatic Christian church based in Accra, Ghana. The church was founded by Nicholas Duncan-Williams in 1979, and since 1992 has met in the “Prayer Cathedral” near Accra airport. It is the headquarters of Christian Action Faith Ministries (CAFM).
3. International Central Gospel Church (ICGC)
International Central Gospel Church headed by Dr. Mensa Otabil, a motivational preacher and forthright man of God is the second oldest Charismatic Church in Ghana behind Action Chapel International. It was officially inaugurated as a church on the 26th of February 1984, in Accra, Ghana.
4. Perez Chapel International
Perez Chapel International is an evangelical, Pentecostal Charismatic Christian church. It was founded by bishop Charles Agyin-Asare and is headquartered in Dzorwulu, Accra, Ghana.
The church was founded under the name of Word Miracle Church International by Charles Agyin-Asare in 1987 in Tamale.
5. Royalhouse Chapel International
Royalhouse Chapel International was founded by the Most Rev. Sam Korankye Ankrah after his encounter with the Lord on June 19th, 1991.
To give the church a global focus, the name was modified in August 1994 to International Bible Worship Centre (IBWC). Royalhouse Chapel International (RCI) was approved and from March 1999 to date, it has been the operational name of the Church.
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