The founder and Senior Pastor of the Don Stewart Christ Pentecostal (DSCPC) in Point Four, Bushrod Island, and also founder of the Deaf and Dumb School in Virginia, Arch-Bishop Dr. William Nah Dixon has been honored as a very good and reliable humanitarian and educator of the year, by a Pro-democracy peace building civil society watch-dog organization, the Society for the Promotion of Peace, National Reconciliation and Reunification. (SPNRL)
Speaking during the program, the resident Bishop of the church, Bishop Torbor E. Dixon who proxied for the honoree, describe the honor as a surprise because according to him, “we didn’t realize that while my father was working so hard for the people and country, there were people out there observing and also appreciating his great efforts. So today, his many years of hard work have been recognized. We received this award on his behalf as a church and pray that God will help all of us not to lose focus in whatever we are engaged in”. Bishop Dixon noted.
Bishop Dixon who is believed to be the son of Arch-Bishop Nah Dixon, further noted that his father undertook a lot of humanitarian works just to serve his people and country, and this led to the establishment of the “FEED MY PEOPLE” segment in the church which assisted people from all walks of live irrespective of creed, tribe, religion or nationality.
Earlier the National Chairman of the organization Mr. J. Mayfield Copson in presenting the certificate of honor at the edifice on March 13, 2014, praised the honoree as i great man of God and a true humanitarian whose good and humanitarian works especially in reaching out to his people and showing them love by providing them education and materials assistant were immeasurable. “It was due to all of these sacrifices that Arch-Bishop Nah Dixon among all others was selected for this honor and I believed that it was no mistake because for her part, Rev. Mother Success Dixon, Pastor at the head quarters church in Point Four said, “The honor reawakened my mind about those good things that the Arch-Bishop did, which I never expected could have reached this far to warrant this kind of recognition.
I am so happy that he has been given this honor because I did not understand really what he was doing when people use to come to him from all over. I want to thank God for the Society for the Promotion of Peace and pray that the organization will be recognize both locally and internationally for their good works in identifying and recognizing individuals and institutions that are contributing very immensely towards the development and growth of our country, Mother Dixon Stated.
Asked whether the deaf and dumb school in Virginia was fully operational, Mother Dixon indicated that the institution was faced with many challenges, major among them, funding and the fencing of the school.
She however said that she was looking up to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and other stakeholders to assist them in getting the institution back to its pre-war status.