Students are encouraged to use mobile phones to broaden their academic horizons

Reverend Samuel Amegboe, pastor in charge of Awudome Tsito Area Assemblies of God Church, advised students to use cell phones in their possession to broaden their academic horizons.

He said that instead of using the device as a tool to develop themselves, most students and young people used smartphones to unknowingly destroy their lives by accessing pornographic, horror movies and messages. and other negatives.

Reverend Amegboe gave the advice in a sermon during the ‘Compassion Sunday’ celebration of the Yayra Child Development Center of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Edem Congregation, Adaklu Kodzobi.

The Centre, which has around 170 beneficiaries, is the children’s ministry of the church and funded by Compassion International Ghana, a Christian non-governmental organization that liberates children from poverty in the name of Jesus.

The day was aimed at raising funds for the completion of an ongoing office complex for the Center which was being undertaken by the Church.

The theme of the sermon was “Our Counselor” and was taken from Genesis 11:1-9, Acts 2:1-21 and John 14:15-17, 25-27.

Rev. Amegboe called on students to allow the Holy Spirit and their parents to be their counselors and always try to listen to their advice instead of their peers.

He pleaded with them to take their destiny into their own hands and always aspire to reach the top of their academic ladder to become useful citizens in society.

Reverend Amegboe called on parents to make time for their children and watch their movements and academic progress and said most children become temperamental because their parents although their needs do not have time for them .

Reverend Amegboe urged Christians to listen to the precepts of the Holy Spirit, who was the counselor, adding that without him their lives would be turned upside down.

There were poetry recitals and drama by the recipients.

A fundraising appeal for the office project raised over GHS 5,700.

Barry F. Howard