Washington D.C.’s Museum of the Bible welcomed His Excellency President Akufo-Addo of Ghana because the visitor of honor and a keynote speaker Thursday, coinciding with the observance of the Nationwide Day of Prayer (NDOP).
The Museum’s Africa Lecture acknowledges folks at the continent who include biblical rules of their careers.
“I’m a Christian in politics who’s unashamed of saying my religion,” stated President Akufo-Addo. “It’s my Christian religion that has animated my imaginative and prescient to transport Ghana to a state of affairs past help via placing our nation at the street to self-reliance, sustained growth, and prosperity. The Museum of the Bible celebrates essentially the most enduring ebook of all time, and it’s my honor to talk on the inaugural Africa Lecture.”
Nationwide Day of Prayer President Kathy Branzell welcomed attendees to the development with a gap prayer, pronouncing, “lately we’re becoming a member of tens of millions of voices who in combination in this big day are exalting the Lord.”
Visitors incorporated international ambassadors and diplomatic team of workers from many African countries, in conjunction with American and African trade and spiritual leaders, policymakers and lots of others.
“President Akufo-Addo may have achieved many stuff when he ascended to the presidency, however he selected to prioritize the development inside his country of a museum to honor the have an effect on of the Bible at the formation of his country,” famous Steve Inexperienced, chairman of Museum of the Bible.
“He’s a global chief, from some other continent, right here lately to remind us what we will have to cherish right through our personal Nationwide Day of Prayer,” Inexperienced added.
NDOP is an annual observance held at the first Thursday of Might, inviting folks to hope for the country. It was once created in 1952 via a joint solution of the USA Congress and signed into regulation via President Harry S. Truman.
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