Youth cautioned on “get rich quick” syndrome


Pastor Osei Bempong, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Overseer of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, has cautioned the Youth against the negative pursuit of riches, and earthly comfort.

YouthHe emphasized that uncontrolled quest for pleasure, wealth and power were pushing many of the youth into harmful pursuits that could ruin their future here, and damned their souls hereafter.

Pastor Bempong lamented about the rife in fraudulent online transactions, sport betting, drug trafficking, prostitution and kidnapping among the youth.

He was preaching a sermon at the opening session of the 2015 National Youth Success Camp of the Deeper Life Bible Church at Ayakomaso, near Nsoatre in the Sunyani West District.

The four-day camp meeting being attended by about 700 young boys and girls in and outside the church is on the theme: ?Youth For Maximum Impact.?

Pastor Bempong pointed out that the lust and pride of life had lured many youth into armed robbery, stealing, alcoholism and drug abuse, and stressed the need for parents to also put premium on the spiritual development and upbringing of their children.

He emphasized that until the youth were guided, rooted and built on sound Christian doctrines, they could not make any informed choices, and consequently shatter their dreams.

Source : GNA/

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