Bishop Dag Heward-Mills is a Ghanaian Minister based in Accra, Ghana. He is the founder and Presiding Bishop of the United Denomination originating from the Lighthouse Group Of Churches. He is also a prolific author, conference speaker, evangelist, apostle and father of four children.
Bishop Dag Heward-Mills was ordained into the ministry in 1990 at the Victory Church, London, and consecrated as a Bishop in 1996, by the International Ministerial Council of Great Britain
He has trained more than 1,980 pastors and 470 lay ministers worldwide. Radically involved in mission efforts, he has sent 485 missionaries and built over 400 church buildings worldwide.
He also serves on the board of Directors of Church Growth International and the Pentecostal World Fellowship. He is the founder of the National Association of Charismatic and Christian Churches and served as its chairman until August 2003, when Steve Mensah of Christian Evangelistic Ministry (CEM) was elected Chairman for a two-year term as his successor. He is also the founder of the Ghana Charismatic Bishops Council.
Bishop Dag Heward-Mills has been involved in building multiple establishments over the years. One of the most notable features of Lighthouse Chapel International is the rapid production of building projects in several countries /. The church currently has multiple church building projects, embracing the vision of 25,000 churches in 150 countries to invite more souls to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ. There are currently over 400 physical church buildings, including the Qodesh headquarters in Ghana (this multi-structured building is one of the largest church complexes in Africa; a hospital, an orphanage, and numerous schools.
Dag Heward-Mills was born on the 14 May 1963 to a Swiss mother and Ghanaian father (Nathaniel and Elizabeth Heward-Mills) in London, United Kingdom.
He had his secondary education at Achimota School before proceeding to the University of Ghana Medical School, where he was trained as a medical doctor.
He met his wife Adelaide who was at the time a law student, attending the University of Ghana. After a few years of courtship, they married in 1990 and have been married for more than 20 years with four children. Lady Reverend Adelaide Heward–Mills supports Bishop Dag in his vision to win souls, plant churches and raise leaders. She speaks in women’s and young peoples’ conferences all over the world.
Adelaide Heward-Mills has been involved in Christian ministry all of her adult life and has served alongside her husband, Bishop Dag Heward-Mills, throughout their entire marriage. As an insightful speaker, she draws heavily from her education and background in law.
In addition to raising two sons and two daughters, she serves as Executive Director of the Daughter You Can Make it Ministry. She also speaks across the country on women’s roles in supporting their husbands, and she is in demand by women’s organizations throughout the nation as a celebrated speaker on issues concerning marriage and family. With echoes of her husband’s preaching style, Mrs. Heward-Mills boldly challenges women to serve as blessings to their husbands and families.