Religion of Saturday, 26 July 2014

Source: adomonline

Jehovah’s Witnesses begin convention

Jehovah’s Christian Witnesses in Ghana have begun their series of their annual Regional Conventions throughout the country, which come under the theme “Keep seeking First God’s Kingdom."

The convention which opens to the public will be in seven languages- English, Ewe, Ga, Dagaare, Frafra, Nzema andTwi- as well as the American Sign Language, begins on July 25 and ends on October 19, 2014.

The convention will explain amongst other things what God's Kingdom is and how it can impact positively on the lives its people.

“A highlight of the program will be the keynote address on Friday, which will discuss how that Kingdom is benefiting people today,” a release from the News Department noted.

This year’s convention marks a centennial event as their core believes based on biblical and historical evidence is that Jesus Christ began to rule as the King of Gods Kingdom in 1914.

Jehovah’s Witnesses are members of a worldwide Christian sect who actively share with others information about God whose name is Jehovah, and about his son, Jesus Christ.

They view first-century Christianity as their model and also believe that drawing one closer to God and living by biblical principles give purpose to life, promote strong family ties and develops productive and honest citizens.

“All the areas 443 congregations of Jehovah’s witnesses will be supporting activity of distributing printed invitations to the convention," the statement said.

An estimated 76,000 persons are expected at the Accra Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s witnesses at Baatsona, near Nungua over 12 successive weekends for the bible-based programs.

Jehovah’s Witnesses in Ghana plan to host 88 conventions in 30 cities and invite everyone to attend and hear more about the program.