20 October 2018. The Ghana Military Christian Fellowship (GMCF) has marked the International Day of Intercessory Prayers for Ghana and the Security Services on Saturday 20 October 2018 at the Church of Pentecost Auditorium, Burma Camp.
The Military Christian Fellowship is a tool God is using to make positive impact on personnel in the Ghana Armed Forces, other security services and the nation as a whole. Ghana’s fellowship was established by the late Cdre PF Quaye and Gen Joshua Hamidu and was later extended to other parts of African countries.
The Grand Patron and Former Chief of the Defence Staff, Lt Gen Joshua Hamidu, stated that the fellowship provided a great opportunity to correct wrong perceptions people had about the Christian life of military personnel.
Lt Gen Hamidu charged all to put on the whole armour of God, fight the good fight of faith and finish their course of faith as stated in Timothy 4:7-8.
He added that it was apparent for personnel to have a closer relationship with their Maker since the Military and other security services protected and defended the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the nation at the peril of their lives and face harm and dangerous encounters.
He further stated that a security person who knew his God and walked according to the dictates of the Bible will be morally upright, disciplined, very dedicated to his profession as unto God, excel and have a successful career. He or she will raise and maintain a family successfully and be a blessing to the community and nation.
He stressed that other security services emulate the military and establish such fellowship at their unit levels and also participate actively in the Military Christian Fellowship.
The Grand Patron commended the leadership of the fellowship and pledged his support to aid them establish the fellowship in all Garrisons and Units in the Ghana Armed Forces. He mentioned this will complement the roles of the military chaplaincy and hoped it would help solve some of spiritual problems and curb social vices among personnel.
The Ghana Police, Immigration, Prisons and Fire Services as well as invited guests were present to grace the occasion.