To extend the kingdom of God by any and every lawful means according to the Holy Scriptures. The work was recognized by the AFM of South Africa and G.J. ZAOGA is also known internationally as Forward in Faith Ministries International (FIFMI), and is headquartered in Waterfalls, Harare, Zimbabwe . He was born on the 7th of November 1964 in Harare. He was born on the 3rd of July 1960 in the rural areas of Gutu under chief Chitsa. He was then elected the General Secretary of the church in November 2018 and after the adoption of the amended constitution on the 4th of May 2019, the title changed to Secretary General. CEO – Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce. 32) Candice Mwakalyelye. He founded a newspaper, moved into real estate and finally into the insurance business. Mother – Lilian Makandiwa Makandiwa grew up to become one of the most influential millionaires in Zimbabwe Currently resident in Harare, Zimbabwe. The Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations The Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe Centre for Peace Initiatives in Africa Board of Conveners for Great Zimbabwe Scenarios. To be a united church working as a family towards the transformation of mankind to the glory of God with the church’s presence and structures in every community throughout Zimbabwe. I boldly call you to be the custodians of this great mandate of spreading the Gospel to the whole nation and the world at large! Harare , Zimbabwe, Copyright © AFM In Zimbabwe 1915 - 2020. The AFM uses the Presbytery system of church government and the estimated membership of the AFM in Zimbabwe is 2 300 000 (2.3 Million) comprising believers from all walks of life and of various dialects. Two American missionaries namely John Graham Lake and Thomas Hezmalhalch then launched the church in Johannesburg, South Africa in May 1908. All these conferences are held at Rufaro Conference Centre in Chartsworth in Masvingo, a place which was specifically purchased by the church for such purposes. the Johane Masowe Chishanu Church in Zimbabwe Phillip Musoni emusonp@unisa.ac.za Paul H. Gundani gundanip@zou.ac.zw Abstract This study examines ‘open space’ worship that has typified the religious identity of the Johane Masowe Chishanu Church (‘John of the wilderness’ Church that congregates on Fridays) in Zimbabwe. Senior Features Writer-Newsday. Asuza Theological Seminary was also established in Bulawayo.[3]. [2] Most pastors and or reverends who are part of the executive board and pastors of various assemblies are graduates from this seminary. Ezekiel Guti junior, the son of the founder of the Zimbabwe Assemblies of God Africa (ZAOGA) church, has died. Welcome to The Apostolic Faith Mission of South Africa! In 2000, Makandiwa enrolled at the AFM’s Living Waters Theological Seminary in Harare, graduating in 2002. Harare, Contributors: Abraham, Jonathan1, Lloyd Hazvineyi, Nirana, Onesimo, Pindulaadmin, Rayhatron, rutendonmawoneke, Tawanda, https://www.pindula.co.zw/index.php?title=Apostolic_Faith_Mission_in_Zimbabwe&oldid=73125, Music (it has a hymn book and this department also enabled the formation of. In his own words Lake described what happened: "My nature became so sensitized that I could lay hands on any man or woman and tell what organ was diseased...." Thomas Hezmalhach had served as a minister of the Wesleyan Methodist Church in England, but when he came to America he became a preacher with Holiness Church. It is believed that the initiative to form AFM in Zimbabwe began in 1915 in Gwanda. Isak Burger has led the AFM as president since 1996 when the white and black branches of the church were united. Speaker |Researcher |Writer . 33) Phillip Chidavaenzi. This page was last edited on 30 May 2018, at 04:08. [1] The General Secretary of the church since 2011 has been Reverend Amon Madawo who has also been the leader of the Chitungwiza East Province and Elder M. Shumba has been the church administrator since 2011.[1]. Rev Mupakaidzwa is a loyal son of AFM in Zimbabwe, a minister of the gospel mightily used by God as an Apostle who once served as deputy overseer for Matabeleland Central province and then rose to be the overseer for Bulawayo South Province since its inception on the 25th of January 2008 to date. Retired Rev Jemitias Chivhenge is the current national board chairman of AFM in Zimbabwe since the inception of the amended constitution in 2018. Lake trained as a Methodist minister and was ordained in 1891. In 2006 he became the CEO for Locan company and later on travelled to Botswana where he worked as the general manager for Lobatse Clay works until 2009 when he came back home to be the CEO general manager of ZELLCO Cellular. [1] However this was a daunting task which was marred with delays. AFM in Zimbabwe is led by a democratically elected President and Apostolic Council. “Zimbabwe is just hosting, many people will come from other countries. The conference will be attended by delegates from 32 countries where AFM operates in. John Graham LakeLake was born on 18 March 1870 in Ontario Canada. It was then that G. J Booysen who was also based in South Africa was appointed to complement the work of Manamela by seeing to it that the church was registered and recognised by the then officials. He was then transferred into Harare’s’ Kuwadzana high density assembly. Lake brought his wife, seven children and four adults, believing that God would provide for their needs. On the 8th of October 1980 he married Teresina Chivhenge and Rev Kupara presided over the holy matrimony as the marriage officer. Ezekiel Handinawangu Guti is the founder of Zimbabwe Assemblies of God Africa, a Pentecostal church founded on 12 May 1960. Newsday Zimbabwe Everyday News ... AFM members sue church leader ... Zulu took over as leader of the Bulawayo-based church following the death of its founder, Tony Tshuma. During the same year, he married Ruth Makawa . He was born on the 9th of April 1953 in Zaka, Masvingo and completed standard 1 to 6 in 1968. List of best Churches in Zimbabwe of 2020. When he came back was then elected Overseer of Chitungwiza East in 2009 and later the same year was also elected the General Secretary of AFM in Zimbabwe, a post he held until November 2018 when he assumed the post of President of AFM in Zimbabwe. He is also a lecturer at Living Waters Theological Seminary and pastoring at Shiloh Word Miracle Centre in Malbereign. Find Churches in Zimbabwe and get directions and maps for local businesses in Africa. Youth Pastor at Church AFM in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 9 connections. Almost every department holds its annual conference and there is the general conference which is traditionally held in August. As no existing church welcomed the revival in their ranks, God used John G. Lake and Thomas Hezmalhalch to start a new movement, the AFM in May 1908. When Canadian born John G. Lake landed in Cape Town harbour on May 14, 1908, he had little idea of the impact he would have on the church in Southern Africa and internationally. He was born on the 9th of April 1953 in Zaka, Masvingo and completed standard 1 to 6 in 1968. The denomination is led by a 'democratically' elected president who will be aided by a 'democratically' elected council comprising of members from all the provinces of the denominations in the country. [1] It is a [1] It has also managed to establish secondary schools namely, Rufaro Mission School, Kaswa High School, Living Waters High School. Elder Christopher Chemhuru is the current AFM in Zimbabwe Treasurer General elected into office in 2018. In 1997 he was ordained as a deacon till year 2000 when he was elevated to be an elder. In 1907 Lake became convinced of the baptism in the Holy Spirit. As the church is grows, more and more provinces shall be created. Phone: +263 4 2912 555 Christianity is the largest religion practiced in Zimbabwe, accounted for more than 80% of the population. The Silence is worrying The arrival of Christianity dates back to the 16th century by Portuguese missionaries such as Fr. It came as a result of shortcomings from the traditional churches. He is the son of Archbishop Ezekiel Guti and his wife Apostle Eunor Guti. He did his primary education at Chinanga primary school and moved to Bulawayo where he did his secondary education at Mpopoma secondary school. United Church of Christ in Zimbabwe. Because of the openness to the work of the Holy Spirit and a strong missionary focus, the movement grew with leaps and bounds. [1], The church has managed to form its own theological schools. Analyst |Critic |Developmentalist . Today he is the founder and owner of Faith Bricks Pvt Ltd Company located at number 6 Denmark Road Milton Park Harare. After graduating in 1988, he went for probation in at Luveve Assembly under Rev Chikomo and upon completion of his probationary term he was posted to Victoriafalls on the great commission where he first find a single family of worshippers. Since 1990 to date he is a member of AFM Kambuzuma assembly. Born of a Pastor, Rev Madawo began to minister in the house of God from an early age of 16 to date. During his tenure at New Life he led in the construction of a 1500 seater auditorium. The sickness in his family brought Lake into contact with John Alexander Dowie, the apostle of healing of their time. Academic Briefcase : God has taken him through the academic path and he is a proud holder of a Diploma in Theology (LWTS) 1989-1991, Bachelor of Religious Arts Biblical Studies (LWTS) 1998, Masters in Theology (Life Christianity University, UK Branch). 23C Maribou Close, Tynwald - Harare   View Provinces. An American woman missionary called Mrs Goodenough met John G Lake and his team at the railway station telling them that during the night, God had told her about their coming to Johannesburg and that she should meet and accommodate them. He was elected provincial board member in 2005 and as provincial Secretary in 2006 until 2012. The AFM is not the first church in Zimbabwe. He then joined the Pentecostal Baptist Church. ( Between 6th/7th Street ) God elevated him to be the overseer of then Mashonaland West province, before it was divided and he saved in that office from year 2000 to 2006. Munyengeterwa on gospel crusades. This church was formed in 1957 by a union of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions and Evangelical Reformed Churches. All Rights Reserved :: Powered by. He letter transferred to Bulawayo Metropolitan city in Cowdry Park where he served for 2 years and again with the blessing of the provincial council he went to Pumula East, tarried for 2 years before going to establish a church in Pumula South. Second in command is Reverend Titus I. Murefu who has been the leader of the Harare North Province and has been deputised by Reverend Arthur Nhamburo. He began ministry in Uzumba Maramba Pfumgwe where, by the grace of God, he ignited the fire of the gospel from 1994 to 1997, acquiring a church stand, built a personage and established four assemblies. His family suffered from various sicknesses, 8 of the children died early and at least one was left invalid. AFM Church Says Mnangagwa Is Running The Country Very Well. The crown and its designs symbolising victory, glory and royalty for the entire body of Christ. Together with 6 others, they registered a Private Voluntary Organation (PVO) where he is the executive director. Zacharias Manamela is argued to have migrated from South Africa with the aim of setting the AFM church in Zimbabwe after the church had successfully gained ground in South Africa. The AFM of Portland Oregon, one of the country’s biggest churches which is headquartered in Bulawayo’s Pelandaba suburb, was formed by the late Reverend Morgan … He was elected Overseer of Harare West province in October 2019. AFM stands for “Apostolic Faith Mission” (in Afrikaans: “AGS – Apostoliese Geloofsending“).The AFM exists since 1908 and is the first and largest Pentecostal church in the country – with 1.4 million members in SA and currently established in 29 countries of the world. 34) Apostle Augustine Bura. After ordination he pastored in Victoria Falls and later moved to Hwange where he pastored until 1996. We are members of the Apostolic Faith Mission International and the World Wide Church of God united under one emblem ,one logo, with the cross, the crown and the sun and its rays in their symbolic roles. Since then until 2019 he was fulfilling God’s proverbial assignment at Bread of Life assembly in chinhoyi. One night while riding on his horse he experienced the presence of God and started speaking in an unknown language. Rev Amon Dubie Madawo is the current President of AFM in Zimbabwe. Dr. G. Shana has also served as a Commissioner in the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission and as the Chair of Transparency International Zimbabwe and special TI Envoy to Kenya. In 2000 he became Harare province YPU committee member and in 2003 he was appointed Harare West province treasurer and by the grace of God in 2005 he was elected provincial secretary for Harare south province the same year he was elected YPU national Treasurer until 2006 when, due to his charisma, was elevated to be national administrator. He prayed for nine months to receive it and then while praying with Thomas Hezmalhach for a woman suffering from rheumatic fever, he was baptised in the Spirit. Presenter | Host | Master of Ceremonies. Lake witnessed the resurrection of his sister who had died after being prayed for by John Alexander Dowie. God on the centre of it all, he managed to spearhead the establishment of 3 vibrant branches in Jambezi and after working 5 more years in Victoriafalls, in 1994 he was again send on the same assignment but in a fresh environment Zvishavane where for 6 years he measured up to God’s task. In Hwange he pioneered two churches before moving to Marondera where he pioneered two more churches. Harare – Politician and founder of Transform Zimbabwe (TZ) Jacob Ngarivhume has taken a swipe at the current leadership crisis and factionalism that has reared its ugly head at Apostolic Faith Mission(AFM). In 1971 to 1978 he did his primary level and then went to Bernard Miseck for his form 1 to 2 and then to Cranborn Boys High School for form 3 to A level. In 1989 he enrolled for a diploma in theology with Living Waters Theological Seminary and he was ordained in May 1993. The WISMOS conference is held in February, followed by the Youth conference in April and the Ladies conference in April again. The opposition leader of the MDC A, Nelson Chamisa is also a pastor at the AFM Church in Zimbabwe therefore it is beyond any reasonable doubt that the church indeed has influence in the political system of this country. Dr Ezekiel Guti Junior has bared his soul about his victory over physical disability through a foundation of prayer and support primarily set by his parents. In February 2012 he was again elected to be the provincial administrator of Harare central, deputising Rev Shumba up until 2018 when he then became AFM Treasurer General. On the first of September 1990 he tied the knot with Mollen Chemhuru, a holy matrimony presided over by Rev M Mazadza as marriage officer. Wouter Snyman CEO, Founder, Bestselling Author, Speaker 7 Time Winner of #1 Financial Advisor Group, Multiple #1 Amazon Bestselling Author and Entrepreneur To advance the work of God through the proclamation of the Word and will of God as led by the Holy Spirit, whilst upholding the highest standards of Christianity and moral behaviour amongst church members. He is the senior Pastor , prophet and founder of United Family International Church. Between his graduation and ordination period, he ministered in the rural areas of Inyathi. The church believes in the Holy Spirit and it treats Sunday as a special day of worship. [1] From Kadoma, the church began to expand resulting in the massive and impressive acceptance of the denomination countrywide. He began evangelism in the streets and the rural areas. The church managed to establish primary schools namely, Manhinga Primary School, Dzvairo Primary School, Nyasha Primary School, Rutendo Primary School, Tsanzaguru Primary School and Chikanga Primary School among others. Founder, Bestselling Author, Speaker. God has declared through his servant, the AFM in Zimbabwe President Rev A.D Madawo that the church is in the Season of Apostolic Restoration, Reconciliation and Healing and I pray that it be so in our lives forthwith. Apostolic Faith Mission in Zimbabwe (AFM) is one of the largest Pentecostal denominations or churches in Zimbabwe. In 1992 God called him into his vineyard and he heed to the charismatic call and enrolled with Living Waters Bible College and graduated in 1994, 2 years later on the 5th of May 1996 he was ordained. Currently AFM in Zim has 26 provinces around the whole nation under the leadership of Overseers and provincial board of elders. In 1995, he was reportedly called in a vision by God to deliver his people from the bondage of Satan and teamed up with local AFM Pastor Rev. The Johanne Marange Apostolic Sect, Anglican Church and the AFM in Zimbabwe disputes are well documented and have spanned for years. The women’s fellowship, named Ruwadzano, wears a blue-red-white uniform revealed in a vision to the founder. Ezekiel Handinawangu Guti (born 5 May 1923) is the founder of Zimbabwe Assemblies of God Africa (ZAOGA). Radio Personality. By 3pm that day the Lakes were settled in a furnished home. Retired Rev Jemitias Chivhenge is the current national board chairman of AFM in Zimbabwe since the inception of the amended constitution in 2018. Gonsalo Da Silveira of the Roman Catholic Church. AFM is the oldest classical Pentecostal church in Zimbabwe. [1] His wife Josephine is the leader of the ladies department. Phanuel Chiweshe, Emmanuel Makandiwa (former member), Charles Charamba, Mai Charamba, Sebastian Magacha, Innocent Gakaka. These schools offer certificates, diplomas, degrees and masters degrees in theology, ministry and religious studies. In 2000, Makandiwa now fully engrossed in the work of Jesus Christ, enrolled at the AFM’s Living Waters Bible College in Harare and graduated in 2002. Though past his retirement age, God seemed to still want more from him for His Glory and growth of His Kingdom and on the 4th of April 2019 to date, he shoulders the chairmanship position of AFM national Board, the first one in AFM history. He was accompanied by a close friend, Thomas Hezmalhach. The President is chairman of both the NWC and the National Council. During the same year, he married Ruth Makawa. APOSTOLIC Faith Mission International president and former top bureaucrat in former South African President Thabo Mbeki’s administration, Reverend Frank Chikane, says he was encouraged by the political will Mnangagwa had shown since taking over from his predecessor, Robert Mugabe, last November. Welcome AFM Potter’s house Newlands, Potter's, Apostolic Faith Mission of South Africa, Newlands churches, Pastor Themba Mbotho, website of the church in newlands ... Apostolic Faith Mission 34 DOUGLAS RD 2499 Carletonville Noordwes He left the ministry to go into a series of business ventures. [1] It was then that G. J Booysen who was also based in South Africa was appointed to complement the work of Manamela by seeing to it that the church was registered and recognised by the then officials. It is a member of the Apostolic Faith Mission International, a fellowship of 23 AFM national churches. The farm is situated 8km from Chegutu towards Kadoma town. On his return from the United Kingdom in 2007 he continued to pastor at New Life Assembly until May 2019 when he moved to Shiloh Word in Malbereign. The Overseer with the Provincial Committee runs the church on behalf of the provincial board of elders which is the supreme board at provincial level. In 1991 he answered to the charismatic call into God’s work and enrolled with Living Waters Theological seminary, four years later he married Hilda Gwatidzo, Rev M Mazadza presiding over the marriage as the Marriage officer. The Cross symbolising our origin, continued existence and destiny in Jesus Christ. Booysen was appointed to look after the work and seek registration of the church with the colonial government. This is the position he currently holds to date. This marked the coming of Pentecostalism to Southern Africa (Murefu, 2001). It was only in 1918 when the church was now being recognised and it officially bought a farm in Gatooma (present-day Kadoma) under the leadership of Luttig. Born on the 20th of February 1970, Rev Briton Tembo went to Gamwa primary school and secondary school in 1976 and 1983 respectively. Zacharias Manamela is argued to have migrated from South Africa with the aim of setting the AFM church in Zimbabwe after the church had successfully gained ground in South Africa. Lake had a stronger leading personality though he was 22 years junior to Thomas Hezmalhach who was gentle and a loving person. In 2011 they were about twenty-six provinces but this number is susceptible to change as it is always affected by the growth of the church. Family Parents Lilian Makandiwa (Mother) Spouse Ruth […] In 1997 to 2004 he was Provincial Secretary for Chitungwiza East and then rose to become Deputy Overseer of the Province until 2006 when he left for the United Kingdom to pursue his master’s degree in Theology. The first to be established was the Living Waters Theological Seminary in Tynwald. Academic Briefcase : Elder Chemhuru is a proud holder of a BSC honours in Economics MBA UZ, CIS certificate 1998, In 2012 he affiliated with the Institute Of Bankers. God, for his glory, seemed to have imbedded a nomadic nature in him, man on a mission, he again transferred to Saurce town and to Nhkulumane Central (Gethsemane) in 2007 and finally to Bellevue Assembly in 2012 where he pastors to date. They serve a 3 year term which can be extended as long as they are re-elected into office. For five years since 2007, the Anglican Church operated under two factions — the Anglican Church Province of Central Africa (CPCA) headed by Bishop Chad Gandiya and the ADH led by Bishop Nolbert Kunonga. The African Free Presbyterian Church of Zimbabwe began in 1953 as an indigenous breakaway formed by Rev Edwin Radasi, son of Rev John Boyana Radasi, the founder of the Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland in Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia). To be the biggest and leading Pentecostal church in Zimbabwe, a prayerful, Spirit filled and well equipped, inspired to construct, restore and reach out as we wait in readiness for the Lord’s Second Advent. Bethesda Apostolic Church Bethesda Apostolic Church was founded in 1952 after Loveless Matarirano Manhango received numerous visions near Chegutu (formerly Hartley). Rev Clever Mupakaidzwa is the current deputy president having assumed the office in 2018. The sun and its rays symbolising God’s love and Providence, shining on all of us. More in-depth AFM History can be explored at: Rev Madawo is also a certified marriage officer since 1999 and he is married to Mrs Catherine Madawo and they have been blessed with 4 children. The family of African Apostolic Church leader Archbishop Paul Mwazha, popularly known as Mudzidzisi, was yesterday involved in an altercation over the succession of the respected religious leader who is one of the pioneers of indigenous churches in Zimbabwe. The Apostolic Council runs the church on behalf of the National Workers Council (NWC). After the first leg of the conference in Harare a second edition of the event will be held at the church headquarters in Chatsworth, Masvingo from April 21 to April 24, 2016. After a few services in Cape Town and a short visit to Pretoria, they felt led by God to settle in Johannesburg. Pastor AFM in Zim and Founder – Feast of Fire Conferences African Free Presbyterian Church. It is also a member of the South African Council of Churches. It has one presbytery in Zimbabwe. The executive board rarely changes and it only does so when a member of the board dies. Born December 25, 1977 in Muzarabani in Mashonaland Central Province in Zimbabwe. He is formerly a pastor in the Apostolic Faith Mission in … “We chose to celebrate here in Zimbabwe because we have churches around the world that were started by AFM Zimbabwe, for example AFM Australia, Mozambique, UK, USA, Ireland and Dubai were started by the Zimbabwean church. Archbishop Mwazha turns 102 this year. He was the first to establish a church in Karoi town where he evangelized for three years before moving to Kariba where again he stayed and preached for 3 years that ended in 2000. The supreme board of the AFM is the National Workers Council. He gave his life to Jesus and he was baptised by Rev ZG Msipa in 1981. 23C Maribou Close, Tynwald Alternate Email: afminzimbabwe@gmail.com Harare — ELEVEN out of the 16 children that the founder of the Mugodhi Apostolic Church, Mr Tadeu Mugodhi, fathered with three wives have died under mysterious circumstances. b) The Origins of AFM Church in Zimbabwe . He was one of 16 children. Later he learned from some Pentecostal people that he had experienced what they termed the "baptism in the Spirit". Born Shingirai Chirume, Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa is the founder of the United Family International Church (UFIC). The AFM church was formed in the USA in 1906 (Murefu, 2015). Academic Briefcase : Rev Chivhenge is a holder of a Diploma in Theology (LWTS) 1994, Bachelor of Arts: Major In Church Management Elders’ Gate College) 2015, God has blessed him with 5 children, 3 girls and 2 boys and He is pastoring at Shabach, a year and a half old assembly in Chinhoyi. Academic Briefcase : Rev Mupakaidzwa is a holder of a Diploma in Theology (LWTS) 1988, Bachelor of Arts Honours in Theology degree (GRACE LAWMA INSTITUTE, United Kingdom) 2010. The Founder of AFM; was like so different from you AFM-Zim guys, he … The work of the AFM in Zimbabwe is said to have began in 1915 in Gwanda through the preaching of Zacharias Manamela a convert of the AFM of South Africa. The Sunday School Church and or the Children's Church have their conference in December. Of Lake Lindsay writes: "Mr Lake was a strong, rugged character of loving and winning personality, and.....he was a rugged individualist, and such persons have a tendency to make enemies as well as devoted friends". It has a following of more than 2 million people from various parts of the country. Having become close friends, John G. Lake and Thomas Hezmalhach were led to go to South Africa, sailing in April 1908. Offered a $50 000 a year guarantee to be the manager of an insurance trust, Lake still felt that God was calling him to devote his energy to preaching the gospel. After 6 more years he resumed the office, 2013 up to 2018 when he then retired. From 1999 to 2019 he pastored at New Life Assembly in Chitungwiza, a church that he also pioneered which grew to more than two thousand members. While in the UK he also pastored on part time basis in Birmingham. The ABCFM had entered Zimbabwe from Zululand in South Africa in 1883 and in 1893 after negotiations with Chief Gungunyana established the Mount Selinda and Chikore missions. Address: 69 Central Avenue The president of the church since 2003 has been Aspher Madziyire, who is based in Bulawayo. When Harare Central was created he was then elected an overseer in 2012 until August 2019, when he resigned and joined Harare West province, called by Goodhope Assembly. Head Office After seeing the power of God demonstrated by Dowie in healing members of his family, including Jennie his wife, Lake entered the ministry of divine healing in 1901. Our emblem stands for Christ’s Lordship, the kingdom of God, the royal priesthood, a peculiar people, a chosen generation inspired to exhibit the highest standard of Christian morals. He and Thomas Hezmalhach, who was born in England, both moved to America and came under the influence of the famous Azusa Street Revival in Los Angeles in 1906.They both worked for a while in the ministry of Alexander Dowie's Zion City, and their ways crossed again at the Azusa Street Mission. In 1986 God called him for His work and he enrolled with Living Waters Theological Seminary for a diploma in theology. He was elected President in November 2018 at the inception of the Amended Constitution after having served as General Secretary from 2009 to November 2018. 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