Samuel Osei Kuffour, the ex-Bayern Munich and AS Roma defender from Ghana have publicly declared his ambition to be a pastor. He has made one of the best decisions on earth to win souls for Christ. A lot of money in his coffers with fame and wealth doesn’t seem enough but to win souls for God.
After making a great achievement in his football career —eg. By winning six league titles in the German Bundesliga, he still feels there is a mission for him to be a pastor.
He holds the belief in becoming a pastor. According to GTV’s LifeStyle Heart and Soul program that delves into the relationship between sports and faith, it has been known that the Ghanaian legend is willing to win souls for Christ. He explained this in an interview.
Kuffour is currently the president of the Professional Footballers Association of Ghana (PFAG), which is the highest governing body for Ghanaian professional footballers. The need for soul winning is still in his heart.
Why Samuel Osei Kuffour Wants To Be A Pastor?
Samuel Kuffour has disclosed that he owes God a lot that he cannot pay with money. He is therefore going to win souls for Christ. Because God has been gracious to him since he started surviving in the local streets of Kumasi.
He told GTV:
“God’s time is the best. For me, what he has done for me, there is nothing I can do to pay him back, “I can’t give God money. I can’t give him anything. But the only thing I can do for him is to win souls for him. For me, being a man of God, a lot of people will change their lives.”
The Bible teaches all Christians to have the love of turning people from ungodly lives to righteousness. This is the exact thing Samuel Osei Kuffour is willing to do.
“But the wise will shine like the brightness of the heavenly expanse. And those bringing many to righteousness will be like the stars forever and ever.” (Daniel 12:3)
He further recounted how he lived a pervasive life in his early life. By talking about his life journey, he believes God has done a lot for him.
“I was a bad boy, I was a shoeshine boy, I was a wee seller, I was doing a lot of horrible things in my life as a young one,” he told show host Erasmus Kwaw in the said interview.
He revealed that when he was a young boy he indulged in weed smoking and other shady businesses before having a breakthrough in professional football.