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Connection counsellor lauds Valentine’s Day celebration in Church buildings

Amusement of Thursday, 4 February 2021

Resource: www.ghanaweb.com


Relationship Counsellor, Ogochukwu NwekeConnection Counsellor, Ogochukwu Nweke

Most church buildings in Ghana have adopted the celebration of Valentine’s Working day which is marked on February 14.

In the course of this period, seminars and love conferences are organized by some church buildings in celebration of the working day. Such programmes are generally tailored for the youth and couples who are identified to be partakers of this previous custom.

Nonetheless, a area of the general public have raised issue on the churches unexpected curiosity in the celebration which has no or tiny link with the doctrines of the Christian religion. In the meantime, many others are of the view that the timely intervention by the church has diminished the higher amount of sexual functions typically recorded on Vals Working day.

A Romance Counsellor, Ogochukwu Nweke, talking in an distinctive job interview with GhanaWeb argued that the church has groomed its youth to comprehend that the day is not meant sex.

“If the church is also setting up meetings where like is learnt, wherever people are groomed to turn into improved, I consider it is a superior matter but the essential point is to ensure that the church does not propagate the regular that is not in alignment with the religion,” Mr Nweke suggested.

Church buildings, by way of their Valentines Day ‘Marriage Seminars’ and ‘Couple Dinner’, have also been able to rekindle the like in collapsed marriages and as perfectly guarantee that members understand the will need to commit time with their associates.

Ogochukwu mentioned that: “The strategy of adore is the basis of the loved ones. The church is one of the communities in which the family members is groomed and believed how to have themselves and love their neighbours as themselves”.

He was on the other hand swift to admonish the church not to include the detrimental element of the celebration.

“It is essentially not our way of lifestyle, there are specific items we shouldn’t do just in the identify of globalization but when you see how it has evolved… the church must be ready to train people today the good in Valentine Working day and educate folks how to adore genuinely and how to make like the basis of their connection,” he explained.

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