Opoku Onyinah

Church of Pentecost

Opoku Onyinah (PhD University of Birmingham) is the Chancellor of Pentecost University College, Accra, Ghana, where he also serves as the Chairman of the Church of Pentecost worldwide. He is a commissioner of World Mission and Evangelism of the World Council of Churches. He is also the Co-Chairman of Empowered21, Africa.

The books he has authored include Pentecostal Exorcism: Witchcraft and Exorcism in Ghana (Blandford: Deo 2012) and Spiritual Warfare (Cleveland, Tennessee: CPT, 2012). He has also authored numerous articles in Theological Journals and chapters in books including “Principalities and powers” in Wonsuk Ma, Veli-Matti Karkkainen and J. Kwabena Asamoah Gyedu (eds.), Pentecostal Mission and Global Christianity. Oxford: Regnum Books , 2014. 139-168; “The Move of the Spirit Around the World”. Transformation. Vol.22. (2013); “Deliverance as a Way of Confronting Witchcraft in Cotemporary Africa: Ghana as a Case Study”, in Veli-Matti Karkkainen (ed.), The Spirit in the World (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009) and “African Healing Communities” in Christopher Thomas (ed), Pentecostal Ecclesiology (2010).

His research and writing interests focus on witchcraft, exorcism, healing, Pentecostalism and pastoral books for the church public consumption.