The Rector is the highest academic and administrative head of the university.
Profile – Apostle Dr. Daniel Okyere Walker
Apostle Dr. Daniel Okyere Walker is a minister of the Gospel, lecturer and motivational speaker. He is an International Conference Speaker overflowing with the anointing of the Holy Spirit and as a theologian and teacher, God is using him mightily to affect lives in this generation.
Apostle Dr. Walker was called into the full-time ministry of The Church of Pentecost in the year 1993 and was called to the office of an Apostle in the year 2015.
As a full-time minister, he did not relent on his quest for knowledge as he pursued a Certificate programme at the then Pentecost Bible College in 1994 after which he won a scholarship in 1999 with the Research Unit for New Religious Movement (RUNERM) for his M.A. Mission Studies at the University of Birmingham, UK. Apostle Dr. Walker in the year 2010 completed his PhD in Theology with the University of Birmingham.
Apostle Dr. Walker has served the church in several ways in various jurisdictions in Liberia, UK and Ghana. At the moment he is an Executive Council Member of The Church of Pentecost, a member of the Literature Committee, Board Member of Pentecost Theological Seminary and Member of National Ministerial Committee.
At the academic front, Apostle Dr. Walker has participated in numerous International Conferences and seminars. Notable among them are – the European Research Network on Global Pentecostalism (GloPent), Birmingham, UK, January 2006; GloPent, Amsterdam, Holland, April 2007; GloPent, Heidelberg, Germany, February 2008; GloPent, Birmingham, UK, February 2009; SPS, USA, 2009; Norface Conference, Amsterdam, Holland, September 2009; International Association for Mission Studies, Paris, France, August 2006. Just to name a few.
In addition to lecturing at the Pentecost University, Apostle Dr. Walker served as Dean, Pentecost Bible College (2003-2004). He was also the Head of Department of Church History and Mission, Pentecost University (2004-2005), Dean of Students, Pentecost University (2004-2005); Adjunct Lecturer, Pentecost Theological Seminary, Accra; Visiting Lecturer, Pentecost Leadership Training Institute, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA; Dean of Students, Pentecost University (August 2011 – July 2016).
Apostle Dr. Daniel Okyere Walker is married to Mrs. Irene Odi Walker, a teacher by profession. They are blessed with two biological children and three adopted children.
With his wealth of experiences in both ministry, academia and administration, the PUC Council in consultation with the Executive Council of the Church of Pentecost (as provided in the PUC Statutes) appointed Apostle Dr. Daniel Okyere Walker the 3rd Rector of the Pentecost University with effect from 1st August, 2016.