Resurrection Power and Living Bread Ministries International started as Bethlehem Evangelistic Group as Santasi, a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti region of Ghana in the late 1970s. Among the leadership of the Evangelistic non-denominational group were the late Rev. Akwasi Amoako, who became the first General Overseer, Rt. Rev Akwasi Asare Bediako ( Elvis), the current Bishop and General Overseer and Rev. Richard Owusu, the Deputy General Overseer.