Most Rev. Dr. Charles Agyin-Asare is the Presiding Bishop of the Perez Chapel International and Associate Independent Churches Worldwide.
Bishop Charles Agyin-Asare was born Charles Yewuraekow Agyin-Asare in Achiase in the Eastern Region of Ghana on March 22, 1962.
He later moved to Accra in the Greater Accra Region, where he attended the Weija Barracks Primary School, the Armed Forces Experimental School and later to St. Martins Secondary, Nsawam.
He holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Theology from Vision International University, USA. In recognition to his distinguished service to humanity, he has been awarded two honorary doctorate Degrees in Divinity and Humanity from reputable Universities in Europe and India respectively.
In 1984, Agyin-Asare was ordained as a missionary by Enoch Agbodzo. In 1986, he traveled to Nigeria to study crusade planning under the leadership of Benson Idahosa in Benin City, Nigeria. He received a national award – the Member of the Order of the Volta (MV) – by former President of the Republic of Ghana John Agyekum Kufuor, for his outstanding achievements in championing African excellence as a religious leader in 2017.
He currently presides over a national and cosmopolitan congregation of several thousands of people in weekly attendance in the Perez Dome considered to be the largest auditorium currently in Ghana and referred to by His Excellency John Dramani Mahama (President of the Republic of Ghana) as “One of the Seven Wonders of Ghana” during the church’s 25th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service in Accra, Ghana in 2012.
In 2015, Agyin-Asare was awarded The Global Leadership Award from Regent University, USA by Professor Clifton Clarke in recognition of his efforts in raising leaders across the world and for his impact across the globe. He has been given declarations from the State of Texas and is an honorary citizen of Texas. Agyin Asare is said to be the 20th Most Influential Ghanaian according to a recent poll in Ghana that was taken in 2015.
He is the founder of Precious TV, Chancellor of the Perez University College and author of several books on Christianity.