Rev. (Dr.) Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong


Research Areas/Interests

African Christianity christianity and African Culture Christianity and Public Policy in Africa Religion and Media ...~more


REV DR KWABENA OPUNI-FRIMPONG is an Ordained Minister of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) and a Lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Kumasi. He is a former General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana (CCG). As a minister of the Gospel with considerable experience in pastoral/ministerial work, higher education, international media relations, inter-faith/ecumenical relations, advocacy and outreach services delivery, etc., he has vast experience in Management, Administration, Leadership, Peace, Conflict Management, Religion, Christian Theology, Public Speaking, University Teaching and Research Management as well as Boardroom Experience.

Rev. Dr. Opuni-Frimpong has proven himself as a visionary leader with a heart of a prophetic pastor who has provided exemplary leadership in his ministry with the PCG, CCG and other Christian Organizations. At the same time, he has been a theologian and scholar who has not only been a good teacher but also understands what it means to invest in the younger generation of Africa.He has been a good team player and team leader.  He knows how to identify the professional gifts of his staff, and uses his leadership skills to both respect them and empower them for greater output. He has demonstrated this capability in his leadership roles over the years.He has a remarkable knack for studying the environment in which he has been called to lead and building on what has been achieved while being focused on new areas of growth and impact.

In his leadership in the Christian Council of Ghana, Rev. Dr. Opuni Frimpong demonstrated a great ability in working with the church leaders and other stake holders in the Christian Council, a gift he brings in a powerful way into othersectors.  At the same time, his prophetic instincts and ability to address issues of justice and governance as the lead voice for the ecumenical movement in Ghana has been good for Ghana.  His understanding of African culture gives him a good advantage in speaking effectively where it matters.  He speaks truth to power and also knows when the churches need to posture themselves as partners in development. It is from this base that he also values interfaith dialogue.

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