Global Revival Ministries (GRM) began after Rev. Dr. Ampiah Kwofi affectionately known as Papa, had a call to preach the Gospel of Christ to the nations of the world whilst he was studying at the university. He had a vision in which, he saw the globe engulfed in flames of revival, hence the name Global Revival Ministries.
Global Revival Ministries was officially establishes on 5th October, 1984 in Accra by Papa and four other committed followers. It was subsequently registered in Accra on 19th June under Companies Code 1963 (Act 179) The first Services were held at Young Women Christian Association (YWCA) on Saturdays between 10.00am – 2.00pm. The attendance grew and attracted notable Pastors like Eric Kwapong, Goerge Abekah, Yaw Tekyie. Abednego Fiawo, Calys Tagoe, Kofi Arthue, and Sammy Kanda. In 1985, the Church relocated to the Rex Cinema and began Sunday services, Mid-week services were held at Legon Hall, Teaching service were held on Tuesdays and all-night prayer on Fridays.
In 1991, GRM initiated a local training programme for aspiring pastors. This led to the establishment of Global Revival Bible School and has since inception trained about 200 graduates serving in various churches across the nation. In 1997, the Church relocated to Baiden Powell Memorial Hall. The Church grew numerically at Baiden Powell and attracted several thousands of people from all walks of life to the Friday All-night.
Ampiah Kwofi World Outreach was launched in 1998 to be the arm of the Church in reaching out to perishing Souls. Since its inception, AKWO has held crusades in all regions of Ghana and other African Countries. On January 3, 2016, the Church moved its headquarters to Revival City Haatso, a 7000 capacity auditorium. GRM has over 50 branches across Ghana and thriving in Togo and Cote D’voire.