PROFILE OF PIWC ATOMIC (AKAN ASSEMBLY) PRESIDING ELDER
Elder Samuel Osei Bonsu was born in 1960 at Mampong Nsuta in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. He has been happily married to Ms. Dinah Kyeremateng for the past thirty years. Their marriage is blessed with six lovely children, namely: Joseph, Hannah, Priscilla, Rita, Ophelia and Nana Serwaa. He works as a Senior Officer at the Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) in Accra.
Elder Osei Bonsu has been an active member of the Church of Pentecost for the past thirty-one years and has served in many capacities in various ministries in the Church. He was an Elder, Assistant Local Witness Leader and Financial Secretary at the Berea Assembly, Dansoman Area in Accra. Elder Osei Bonsu served as Presiding Elder for three Assemblies at the Bole District in the Northern Region of Ghana. Driven by the passion to bring lost souls back to the fold of Christ, he was actively involved in evangelism in Wa in the Upper West Region of Ghana.
From 2005 to 2008, Elder Osei Bonsu served as District Evangelism Leader at Akyem Tafo in the Eastern Region of Ghana and then further as Pioneering Presiding Elder for the English Assembly in Akyem Tafo from 2006 to 2010. He again served as Area Evangelism Secretary from 2009 to 2010 at the Koforidua Area in the Eastern Region. He is currently the Presiding Elder of the PIWC Atomic (Akan Assembly), Accra, a position which he has held since 2013.
Elder Osei Bonsu’s vision is to prepare God’s people for service in holistic ministry, to unify their faith, mature them spiritually and safeguard them against false teachings.
In line with this vision, his mission is to continually nurture a sustainable spiritual development of members through teachings and prayers, and to fully strengthen members to be committed to active evangelism, discipleship and godly fellowship. Furthermore, his mission includes providing continuous support such as financial resource and training to ministries in order to build their godly potentials and overcome contemporary challenges in today’s world.
Elder Osei Bonsu’s current passion is to see the PIWC Atomic (Akan Assembly) grow in a sustainable manner through:
• Igniting a burning desire for prayer and personal devotion of members,
• Soul-winning, discipleship and church planting,
• Desire for scriptural examination,
• Development in the physical and spiritual wellbeing of members,
• Nurturing/mentoring of Church members into responsible, loving and godly people who will impact their communities positively to the glory of God.
Elder Osei Bonsu believes that synergy between the Presbytery and members is required to promote growth of the Church. Some areas which he hopes to see improvement this year include the following:
• Church Cell and Home Cell meetings
• Visitations and integration of members
• Training and retreats
• Evangelism/ Soul-winning in line with the Great Commission.