Pentecost Chairman Apostle Opoku Onyinah Reveals Salary

The Chairman of the Church of Pentecost, Apostle Opoku Onyinah has revealed that he is paid ¢3,500 including allowances as his salary.

The 64-year-old Professor told host of Hard Truth on Joy News that his motivation was to leave a lasting legacy, both spiritual and physical revival of the church.

According to him, his inspiration to lead over three million members of the church has never been money.

He urged pastors not to manipulate their flock for money but learn to depend on God to meet their needs.

“The motivation is the call of God…I love the ministry so much that I can do it without pay,” Apostle Opoku Onyinah, called into full-time ministry at age 22 years told host, Nana Akosua Konadu.
Apostle Prof. Opoku Onyinah put out his life story as a testimony of God’s providential care in 42-years of his ministry.

The outgoing chairman of the Church of Pentecost, Apostle Prof. Opoku Onyinah will retire from office on May 5.

A retirement service will be held at the Pentecost Convention Centre (PCC) on 26th August 2018 for him as he marks his 42nd year in the ministry.

Apostle Prof. Opoku Onyinah, who served as the church’s maiden International Missions Director (IMD) from 1991 to 1996, succeeded Apostle Dr. Michael Ntumy, whose tenure of office as a chairman of the leading Pentecostal church in Ghana ended in 2008.

He is the last of the Apostles who walked with the founder of the church, Pastor James Mckeown. His 10-year tenure of office is said to have seen the greatest infrastructure and spiritual uplift of the church.

The Pentecost Convention Centre (PCC) at Gomoa Fetteh is one of his legacies for the church.
Opoku Onyinah increased the international presence of the church from 73 nations in 2008 to 96 in 2018.

His recorded sermons since 2008 stands at 8,888 across the world. In 2017, Opoku Onyinah recorded 722, his least in a year since he took office. The most traveled chairman, has written 162 songs; the most written by any chairman of the church. His song writing gift, is par excellence to past chairman; Pastor James Mckeown – 10, Apostle Fred Stephen Safo First African Chairman – 11, Prophet Martinson Kwadwo Yeboah – 34, Apostle Dr. Michael Kwabena Ntumy – 12, Apostle Prof. Opoku Onyinah – 162.