Rev.Dr. John B. Ghartey, is the Senior Pastor of Ebenezer Assembly of God, Kotobabi Accra. He completed Southern Ghana Bible Institute in 1983, and started pasturing at Berean A/G, Agona Kwanyaku in the Central Region. In 1985, He moved to South Suntreso, Kumasi, and became the Presbyter of the then newly created Atwima Ahafo Ano section of the Ashanti region in 1987.
He studied in Kenya from 1988 to 1993, where he also pioneered and pastured a church at Kasarani in Nairobi. On his return, he headed the Central Bible College of the International Central Gospel Church, which he nurtured into a nucleus for the Central University College. Before moving to pastor Ebenezer A/G in 2008, he pioneered and pastured the Victory Valley A/G at Trassaco, East Legon, Accra
He is a Senior Lecturer and a past Dean of the School of Theology and Missions at Central University College, Accra; his area of expertise being the Biblical Languages and Old Testament Studies. From 2004 to 2005, he served as the Zonal (Ghana) Chairman of the West African Association of Theological Institutions. He has worked as a Theological Consultant, drafting Church Constitutions and Administrative Proposals for a number of Charismatic churches. He equally worked as a Translation Consultant for the Bible Society of Ghana. He has also served as an Editorial Consultant for a number of publications including The New Dawn newspaper and The Renaissance Magazine.
He is the President of the Foundation for Fruitful Families (a family enrichment & counselling ministry), and presents “Fruitful Family”, a weekly marriage counselling programme both on Asempa Radio and MultiTV.
John holds a BTh and MDiv from Kenya, a ThD from International Theological Seminary, Florida USA, as well as an honorary doctorate. He is currently involved in a PhD research program with the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
He is the author of several books including God's Programme for Time and Eternity; Understanding the Names of God; Let's Arise and Build and the all-time popular Marriage Means More. He is a renowned conference speaker and a regular resource person for religious and national issues on radio and television.
John lives in Accra with his wife of 26 years, Veronica, and they are blessed with Juanita, Jonathan, and Jeremiah.