The Presiding Bishop of Perez Chapel International, Bishop Charles Agyinasare has said his wife has never counted church offering since Perez Chapel was established.
According to him, he told his wife not to do so because a day would come his financial integrity would be questioned.
In his virtual sermon on Sunday, 26 July 2020 titled: ‘There is a cause for integrity and honesty’, Bishop said he even pays taxes on gifts.
“I paid taxes even on the gift of trips of sand”.. he said in the sermon monitored by GhanaNewsPage.Com.
“I had always wanted to step off stage when I go on retirement to say, like the Prophet Samuel, the last judge of Israel”, said in 1 Sam. 12:3 and 4: ‘Here I stand. Testify against me in the presence of the Lord and his anointed.
“Whose ox have I taken? Whose donkey have I taken? Whom have I cheated? Whom have I oppressed? From whose hand have I accepted a bribe to make me shut my eyes? If I have done any of these things, I will make it right. “You have not cheated or oppressed us,” they replied. “You have not taken anything from anyone’s hand.”…he quoted in Bible
He further said: “I also knew there would come a day when my financial integrity would be questioned and, so, I have never made my wife to count church offering before”.
“When we founded Perez Chapel in 1987 (then Word Miracle Church) in Tamale, I lived with my wife and some of my dependents in a house without electricity nor pipe-borne water for two years at the new Vittin Estates.
“My landlord was the father of the late Mr Angenu. We lived on my wife’s salary and gifts from loved ones.
“When we receive the tithes and offering as a church, they are counted by, at least, two people and recorded, then paid to the cashier and then it is lodged at the bank”, he narrated.
Source: Ghana | GhanaNewsPage.com | William Kabutey Dosoo