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PIWC Takoradi holds year-end business summit

December 31, 2023
PIWC Takoradi holds year-end business summit

The branch of the Pentecost International Worship Center (PIWC), a subsidiary of of Pentecost (COP), concluded the year on a transformative note by organizing a business summit to equip its members for the challenges and opportunities of the upcoming year.

In a departure from the usual Sunday church service, the congregation gathered for a breakfast meeting featuring insightful discussions and celebrations.

Mr. Andy Koney, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Yenok Company Limited, served as a resource person, addressing the congregation on the topic: “Starting your Business.”

He underscored the importance of integrating business endeavours with spiritual growth within the church community.

Mr. Koney emphasized the need for Christians to blend business acumen with their prayer lives, asserting that the combination of spiritual and economic knowledge is key for both spiritual and economic empowerment.

He stated, “If God has blessed us with all the spiritual blessings, including wealth, where is the evidence of it? There are spiritual and economic laws of empowerment which we must know and follow.”

Mr. Koney urged Christians to fortify their mindsets, emphasizing the significance of holding onto dreams, and motivations and working persistently towards achieving them.

Offering practical insights into initiating a business, Mr. Koney advised congregants to dream, define their vision, seek information about their business idea, set clear goals, calculate risks, allocate time for implementation, review performance, and persist in the face of challenges. He encouraged them to think big but start small.

Another speaker at the summit was Mr Samuel Kofi Ganusah, an Official from the Office of the Registrar of Companies (ORC) in Sekondi. Mr Ganusah delved into the components of the new Companies Act 2019 (Act 992) and elucidated the benefits of business registration.

He highlighted the affirmation of business legitimacy and the facilitation of external investments as key advantages.

Guiding participants through the registration process, Mr Ganusah emphasized the importance of having a business name, maintaining accurate records of location and contact information, and providing a comprehensive list of principal activities or the nature of the business.

Apostle Sylvester Arhin, Takoradi Area Head of the COP, delivered a sermon encouraging members to be led by the Holy Spirit, emphasizing its role in achieving success in their lives.

Pastor Borngreat Selasi Amedeka, Resident Minister of the Church, commended the planning committee for the success of the program and expressed gratitude to the congregants for their participation.

The business summit concluded with an air of motivation and empowerment, setting a positive tone for the year ahead.

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