Bobo-Dioulasso is the second largest city in the country, after Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso's capital. The name means "home of the Bobo-Dioula; while it was likely coined by French colonists to reflect the languages of the two major groups in the population, it does not capture the complex identity and ethnicity of the location.
The final meeting here in Sunyani, Ghana was attended by 220,000 people tonight. That is quite remarkable considering that the population is less than 250,000. Indeed, it seemed like the entire region was present on the field tonight. Watch this incredible, 52 second time lapse video captured (in 4K) on the final day!
No matter how many times we do this, it never gets old. This morning, and again tonight, we prayed as we do in every crusade, for the people to receive the baptism into the Holy Spirit. Twice today, we saw how ready and willing the Father is to pour out His promise on every hungry heart.
Watch this short video of Evangelist Daniel Kolenda and Peter van den Berg, who, along with other members of the CfaN Team, recently arrived in Sunyani, Ghana! Please continue to pray, and come back here for daily updates on what God is doing in Ghana.
We are off to a great start here in Sunyani, Ghana. When we arrived yesterday afternoon we could already feel the electricity in the air. Everywhere we went, we were welcomed by enthusiastic crowds, the media, the local authorities and even the traditional king.
The city of Sunyani arose as an outpost camp for elephant hunters during the 19th century and the name Sunyani derives from the Akan word for elephant "Osono". In 1924, The British Empire government designated Sunyani as a district headquarters. Sunyani is the capital of the Brong-Ahafo region, which is one of ten regions in Ghana.