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Leadership Seminar in Tamale

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Ghana, formerly known as the Gold Coast, has been recognized as the gateway to West Africa. Indeed it was one of the first places of contact between Africans and Europeans in about the 15th century. Due to this contact with European traders, Christianity was eventually introduced to natives on the coast of Ghana. Prior to this time, most of Sub-Saharan Africa practiced Ethnic Religion (African Traditional Religion). Today, Christianity has grown to become the dominant religion in Ghana especially along the coast and in the middle-belt of the country.

The story is different, however, in the northern parts of the country, which is part of the 10/40 window {2.85 billon (63.4%) of the 4.65 billion of this population are unreached- Source: www.joshuaproject.net}. The majority of the population in the northern parts of Ghana still believe in and practice Ethnic Religions and the majority of Muslims in Ghana can be found in the North. Training Tomorrow’s Leaders (T.T.L.) exists to bring the gospel of Christ to people groups in these parts of Ghana and Togo in word and deed, through the following ways:


Church Planting


Through the support and prayers of our partners, Training Tomorrows Leaders (T.T.L.) has planted 94 churches in 4 of the 10 regions of Ghana and 14 churches in 2 of the 5 regions of Togo.  The first graduate to establish a work among the unreached people took place in 1991.  Today we have 25 fulltime men involved in the work, including 7 college-trained church planters, 7 college-trained preachers and 11 lay helpers. By God’s grace, the gospel is being preached among 11 of the 19 unreached people groups of Ghana and 3 of the 6 unreached people groups of Togo. Churches that have been planted range from those that meet under trees to bigger churches with buildings. Due to the high incidence of illiteracy, non-literary (oral) methods are used to help evangelize and disciple these non-literary people.

Training and Discipleship


Training Tomorrow’s Leaders (T.T.L.) trains and disciples indigenous leaders to help carry out the Great Commission. This is done through organizing seminars for pastors, evangelists and church planters and also training lay leaders and helpers in either literary or non-literary methods of evangelism and discipleship. The goal of this training and discipleship is to have matured Christians who are compelled to preach and express the gospel in homes, schools, and the marketplace from generation-to-generation, in Ghana, Togo and through out West Africa.

Community Development


The Northern Regions of Ghana and Togo, besides having a lot of unreached tribes, also have the poorest population per capita in both countries. The populations in these parts fall in the savannah vegetation type and have low rainfall. As a result, most of the people struggle to provide the basic social needs of food, clothing and shelter for their families. T.T.L. helps to show the love of Christ to this population by helping with paying school fees for the needy, providing help with medical costs, and helping with grants for groups in our catchment areas to start small businesses that are geared towards alleviating poverty. In some of our areas, we have helped with agricultural projects, started schools, and provided clothing to the needy and drilled wells to provide safe drinking water for the natives. All of these projects are done with the help of our supporters and partners. To ensure good use of these projects and their continuity, we endeavor to involve the communities we serve. When the love of Christ is shown in tangible ways in these communities, we find that people become more receptive to the Gospel.


Children’s Ministry


Our name Training Tomorrow’s Leaders shows our vision to help bring up the children in the Lord. We believe that the gospel must be preached now and we endeavor to do that. However, we place a high emphasis also on teaching and ministering to children in northern Ghana and Togo. We train children’s ministry leaders for our churches, organize VBS’ in the different areas, and help provide the materials needed to start children’s ministries in churches (crayons, coloring pages, games, Bibles, etc.). We find that even when the adults in these communities show no interest in the gospel, they allow their children to learn about Christ. This has led to many of these children becoming Christians and helping to be a light in their communities. Children’s Ministry for T.T.L., is an effective tool for the spreading of the Gospel.

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