Pastor Dr. Mensa Otabil is a Ghanaian theologian, philanthropist, motivational speaker, entrepreneur. He is the founder of the International Central Gospel Church headquartered in Accra, Ghana. In 2013 he was considered the twenty-fourth most influential Ghanaian. He is also the founder and Chancellor of Central University College.
Dr. Mensa Otabil is a respected Christian statesman: a well-tested pastor, an educator, an entrepreneur, and a motivational speaker. He founded International Central Gospel Church and oversees the multi-faceted network of ministries of the International Central Gospel Church worldwide, with its headquarters in Accra, Ghana.
He also serves as the senior pastor of Christ Temple, a ministry of the International Central Gospel Church, with a congregation in the tens of thousands. His over-riding passion is to see the timeless principles of the Bible made applicable to the renewal and transformation of Africa. His messages speak to the pertinent concerns of a continent and people seeking solutions to their perplexing challenges.
Dr. Otabil is chancellor at Ghana’s premier private university – Central University College. He also serves on several Boards and Trusts of organizations. He is committed to human uplifting and presents the inspirational radio and television broadcast – The Living Word. He has authored numerous books and he is a highly sought-after speaker at major conferences and mega-churches around the continents of the world.