Youth Pastor

Derick Adu Asare

Derick A. Adu serves as the Youth Pastor for the Columbus Ghanaian Seventh-day Adventist Church, where he has been privileged to learn from the rich leadership experience and wisdom of Dr. Isaac Boateng, the senior pastor of the Columbus Ghanaian SDA Church.
Derick received his Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in 2005 where he also served as the National President of Ghana National Association of Adventist Students (GNAAS) in 2004-2005.
After graduating with a BSc. in Architecture, he felt the call to pastoral ministry. Subsequently, he enrolled in Andrews Theological Seminary, Michigan, where he graduated with his Master of Divinity in 2012.
After graduation, he received a call from the Columbus Ghanaian SDA Church to help nurture the young people in the Church. Currently, Pastor Derick lives in Columbus, Ohio with his wife Vernessia. He enjoys music as well as playing soccer.