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Bishop Dag Heward Mills

Bishop Dag Heward Mills

Bishop Dag Heward-Mills is the founder and Presiding Bishop of the Lighthouse Chapel International, one of the leading Pentecostal churches in Ghana. A consummate theologian and an evangelist, Bishop Dag Heward-Mills has built over 400 church buildings worldwide, trained more than 1,980 pastors and 470 lay ministers, and written extensively on the gospel. He has written more than 40 books on several topics that are especially relevant for personal growth and success in the ministry. Born in 1963 to a Ghanaian father, Nathaniel Heward-Mills and his Swiss wife, Elizabeth Heward-Mills in London, United Kingdom, he was educated at the Achimota School and proceeded to the University of Ghana, where he trained as a medical doctor.

Bishop Dag Heward-Mills was ordained into the ministry in 1990 at the Victory Church, London, and consecrated as a Bishop in 1996, by the International Ministerial Council of Great Britain.

Besides Lighthouse Chapel, he has also founded the Anagkazo Bible Seminary to train men and women in the practical work of the ministry.

He founded the Lighthouse Chapel International Church in 1987 from a classroom. By 1994 when the membership of the church had increased, the church constructed a 3000-seater cathedral in Accra. However, the congregation grew until finally, in 2006, he commissioned the construction of one of the largest church complexes in Africa, the Qodesh – a multi- structured building which houses among other things, a hospital and an orphanage school.

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