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CHRISTIANS MUST BE EFFECTIVE STEWARDS

RT. RV. SAMUEL KOFI OSABUTEY (METHODIST BISHOP – ACCRA DIOCESE)

The Bishop of the Accra Diocese of the Methodist Church Ghana, Rt. Rev. Samuel Kofi
Osabutey has urged all Christians to be good and effective stewards for the work of God.

He said an effective steward is one that offers his/her body as a living sacrifice to God.

In his sermon at the 57th Annual Synod Thanksgiving Service of the Accra Diocese at Good
Shepherd Methodist Church, Kaneshie North Circuit, he urged Christians to offer their
bodies, minds and will to the service of God!

Speaking on the theme "THE STEWARDSHIP OF LIFE," Rt. Rev. Osabutey advised that
Christians should not allow the world to control them but rather allow God to direct their
paths.

He posited that many Christians have become conformers because they are being controlled
by  the world. "If the world controls your thinking, you are conformer," he noted.

"However, if God controls your thinking, you are a transformer," he said.

The Bishop of the Accra Diocese of the Methodist Church Ghana further stated that
Christians should be imparted by the word of God. "This is because, if you have the word of
God in you, you will not allow the world to control you and to be led astray," he said.
According to him, If you want to be a good steward, you have to sacrifice your will to Christ.

The Synod Thanksgiving Service was used to introduce the Northern Accra Diocesan Bishop
elect Adusah Aaison to the congregation.

The newly launched Methodist magazine " The Wesleyan Voice" and its editorial board was
also introduced to the congregation.

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