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 Possible merger with another Zionist Church

On 4 June Bishop Zondi invited me to join him and the other leaders to travel to the Eastern Cape. The purpose of the trip was to engage a group of Zionists who broke away in the late 60’s and …

Thuli Shezi’s Funeral

We attended Thuli’s funeral on SUN 5 June. She was a member of the Zionist Church at Zwelisha. She died on 27 May after a long struggle with cancer. At our last visit she told me and Lungi that she …

‘God gave watches to white people, and gave time to black people’

 

I had to officiate over a marriage ceremony on SAT 28 May. This was my first experience. According to the invites, the wedding was going to start at 9am. The traditional belief in Zulu context is that it’s never …

Ithembalethu Hospice

On 23-24 May a group of about 20-employees gathered to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Ithembalethu Hospice at the Drakensberg Mountains. We got an invite from the Manager who’s a member at Estcourt Community Church. She specifically invited us to …

Founder’s son dies

Thulani Oscar Marwa is the last born son of the late Bishop Naphthal David Joshua (NDJ) Marwa. Lungi and I are 3rd generation of the Zionist Church founded by NDJ in the early 1900’s. He had 2 sons. The eldest …

Stephen Lungu in town

We had the privilege of hearing the testimony of Stephen Lungu on FRID 20th May. Stephen, a former street kid who lived under the bridge at age 6, drug addict, gang leader, political activist succeeded Michael Cassidy as CEO of …

Term 1 started today

Lwethu started Term 1, Grade 6 at Treverton Prep School today. He met his new teacher and he really a lovely time.

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Translation Projects for 2016

Christian literature in Zulu language is a major issue in our country. It’s almost non-existent. In 2013 I completed the translation of Mark Dever’s book titled ‘What Is A Healthy Church?’. Yesterday I began working on 7-other translations. I’m hoping …

African Pastors’ Conference, Jan 5-6

Grateful to the Lord for a wonderful reminder about what God is doing in Africa to build His Church. 59 registered delegates from various denominations attended on both days. This years’ theme was ‘Christ Building His In Africa Today’. Speakers  …

Holiday Club, Day 4 – 8 Oct 2015

This was the final day of the Holiday Club. The play and the lesson taught the kids to be thankful. It was based on the story of the healing of 10-lepers taken from Luke 17:11-19. At the end, each child …

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