Senior Pastor


Rev. Dr. Frederick P. Deegbe is a minister in the Ghana Baptist Convention, and was ordained on the 27th of November, 1983.  He was born on 9th February, 1955 in Keta in the Volta Region of Ghana and is a native of Anyako.

His educational background is both extensive and diverse and includes having attained the L.L.B. (Bachelor of Law) from the Ghana Law School along with two ministerial degrees:  the M.Div. (Master of Divinity) from Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas (USA) and the D.Min. (Doctorate of Ministry) which he received in December 2003 from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky (USA), where he completed his doctoral thesis on Mentoring: A Key to the Growth of the Church.

Rev. Dr. Deegbe has served in a number of pastoral and ministerial capacities that include working as the Assistant Pastor at Calvary Baptist Church from 1980 to 1983 as a Chaplain at Baylor University Medical Centre from 1985 to 1988 in Dallas, Texas (USA), as a Lecturer at the Ghana Baptist Seminary from 1989 to 1991, as the Senior Pastor of New Tafo Baptist Church, Kumasi, Ghana from 1989 to 1991.  He was appointed Senior Pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church in 1991.

In 2003, Rev. Dr. Fred Deegbe, was appointed the General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana, a position he held until 2013. His career path also includes having served on the Executive and Finance Committees of the Christian Council of Ghana from 1992 to 1999. From 1998 to date he served the Ghana Baptist Convention in various capacities – Interim President, President, Member of the Executive Committee, Member of the Theological Education Board and Chairman of the Governing Council of the Ghana Baptist Seminary.

Currently, he serves on a number of national boards and commissions including the Ghana Anti Corruption Commission; Ghana Media Commission, Ghana Aids Commission, All Africa Conference of Churches among others.

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Rev. Dr. Fred Deegbe is happily married to Joana. They are blessed with three children.