In a statement issued on his behalf, the founder of Action Chapel International stated that Daniel had been diagnosed with “acute bipolar disease” six years ago.
According to a statement signed by Bishop Ebenezer Obodai, the Archbishop’s Spokesperson and his family Danny’s failure to continue his prescribed medication caused a relapse, which led to his public outburst on Tuesday.
The statement also noted that Daniel has a serious illness and that he “is not by himself,” so that the public and the media can not make the best of it, but instead accompany the family in prayer.
Full statement Below;
Mental Health: Toll, Tragedies and Hope
The significance of psychological health has become very personal to Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams and his family. Six years ago, Archbishop’s son, Daniel Duncan-Williams, was diagnosed with acute bipolar disease. Through the family, Daniel has undergone the very best medical interventions, treatments and hospitalizations, yet he still experiences relapses when he does not continue on his prescribed medication.
His outbursts on social media and elsewhere should not be media fodder or click-bait; We acknowledge that the obscenities are abhorrent but understand that he has a serious illness. Daniel is not of himself and he has never been in prison.
Historically, many mega pastors have all had to deal with their personal family challenges in the public eye and in this same vein, we also ask you to separate “who a person is from their mistakes”. We love Daniel, and we believe God’s mercy turns what was meant for evil to good, for them that love the lord and are called according to his purpose. Daniel also continues to be covered and supported spiritually with intense and consistent prayers.
The Archbishop has prayed all over the world for nations, leaders, pastors, families, mothers and lay people and at this time, he asks that you join in prayer for Danny and the family. We are believing, with God on our side, that Daniel will come out of this stronger and with a testimony to the glory of God.
The Archbishop said,
“This is a test of his faith. In his own words, “I know the situation that my son is in, and I always love him, please pray for us. “Love covers a multitude of sins.” 1 Peter 4:8.
Bishop of Ebenezer Obodai, Spokesman for Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williamsand the family
The Archbishop and his family continue to stand firm in their faith in believing God for Daniel’s complete deliverance, healing and restoration. Please, we ask that you respect their privacy as they navigate through this time of trial.
Psalm 3:3. But thou, O Lord, art my shield; my glory, and the lift of my crown.