Rt. Rev. Daniel Kwasi Tannor was born in Badu in the Brong Ahafo Region to Opanin Johnson Tano and Martha Sanyie on 23rd February, 1959. He is the fifth in the line of seven (7) children. He attended Methodist Primary and Local Authority Middle Schools in Badu. He completed Middle school in 1975, and in that same year he passed the Common Entrance Examination and gained admission to Berekum Secondary School in the Brong Ahafo Region. He completed in 1980 and taught at Badu Methodist Primary School for one (1) year as a pupil teacher.

Daniel gained admission to Akrokerri Teacher Training College in 1981 and obtained a three (3) year Post Secondary Certificate in 1984. At Akrokerri, he joined the College Scripture Union and submitted his life to Jesus Christ.

Daniel was posted to Badu Local Authority Middle ‘B’ School where he taught for one year and was transferred to Hani Methodist Primary School. While teaching at Hani, he got much involved in church life and nurtured a desire to be a minister of the gospel.

MINISTERIAL FORMATION

He candidated for the ministry in 1987 with encouragement from Very Rev’d Isaac Addai and Michael Nyankom Ababio. He gained admission to the Trinity Theological College and came out in 1990 with a Diploma in Theology from the University of Ghana, Legon.

In 1996, Kwasi was permitted by the church to study at the University of Ghana, Legon for his first degree. He graduated in 1999 with First-Class Honours in Religious Studies and History. In 2002, he was permitted to study at the Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, where he was awarded a Master of Philosophy (MPhil).

On his return from Belfast in 2004, he was seconded to the Christian Service University College, Kumasi. He lectured in Church History, Christian Leadership and Homiletics from 2004 to 2010. He was the Examinations Officer for the Theology Department from 2007 to 2010.

In 2005, Very Rev. Dr. John Abedu Quarshie invited him to head the Educational Resource Development Department at the Freeman Centre for Missions and Leadership Development. Kwasi was in-charge of the Weekly Bible Lessons from 2005 to 2010.

MINISTERIAL ITINERANCY

SOCIETY CIRCUIT STATUS YEAR
Essuowin Kumasi Circuit Minister 1990 – 1995
Kyebi Atonsu Circuit Minister 1995 – 1996
Abeka Lapaz North Kaneshie Auxiliary Minister 1996 – 1999
Mt. Olivet Dansoman Second Minister 1999 – 2002
Atasomanso Santasi Auxiliary Minister 2004 – 2007
Abrepo Bohyen Auxiliary Minister 2007 – 2010
Buokrom Estate Asawasi Circuit Minister 2010 – 2011
Duayaw Nkwanta Duayaw Nkwanta Supt. Minister 2011 – 2013
Wesley Cathedral Sunyani Supt. Minister/Synod Sec. 2013 – 2017

 

CHURCH ACTIVITIES

Writer – Weekly Bible Lessons – 2008 – 2017

Committee on Ministries (Kumasi Diocese) – 2008 – 2010

Facilitator – Training of Evangelists

Facilitator – Probationers’ Studies – December, 2014 to Date

Examiner – Local Preachers’ Examination

Synod Secretary – Sunyani Diocese – 2013 – 2017

SHORT COURSES

Kwasi has attended the following short courses:

  1. Certificate of Participation – Family Life Missions, Accra, 1999.
  2. Certificate of Participation – Africa Leadership Development Centre, Kumasi, 2005.
  3. Certificate of Participation – Contemporary Issues in Research Methodology – KNUST, 2008.
  4. Certificate of Completion – West African Church Planting Institute, 2008.
  5. Certificate of Participation – Church Health and Church Growth Conference, 2014/2015.

PUBLICATION

The Lukan Jesus – 2011

MARITAL LIFE

Daniel Kwasi Tannor is married to a wonderful and supportive lady, Mrs. Alice Tannor, a teacher by profession. The marriage is blessed with four (4) Children, Isaac, Linda, Irene and Vera.

APPRECIATION

Kwasi is very grateful to the Methodist Church Ghana for the opportunity granted him to serve in various capacities in the church. He is also grateful to the current leadership; Most Rev. Titus Awotwi Pratt, Mr. Kwame Agyapong Boafo and Rt. Rev. Dr. Paul Kwabena Boafo. He is equally thankful to Most Rev. Dr. Samuel Asante Antwi, Most Rev. Dr. Robert Aboagye-Mensah, Most Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Asante, Rt. Rev. Kofi Asare Bediako and Very Rev. Dr. John Abedu Quashie.

He also owes his fellow ministers, Trinity Class of 1990, and members of various societies where he has served, most especially, Wesley Cathedral, Sunyani a debt of gratitude. He is in the same vein, thankful to the Sunyani Diocesan Standing Committee and Synod for this opportunity to serve the church in this capacity.

Above all, Kwasi is grateful to his wife Alice, and children for their prayers support.

To God be the Glory.

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