Makandiwa victim of jealous pastors?

August 23, 2011 , published in News   by Sinikiwe Mlambo

Reverend Obadiah Msindo of  Destiny for Africa has said that some churches in the country are teaming up with the media to smear the name of mercurial Reverend Emmanuel Makandiwa, who has pulled off multitudes from their churches.

In an interview for RelZim.org, Msindo said that Makandiwa is a victim of petty jealousy from his peers, who feel affronted by the way he has been plucking off feathers from their churches.
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“Makandiwa is a true prophet. Some churches that were preaching about healing and deliverance failed to deliver the people and, consequently, people went to join Makandiwa because he is able to fulfill their expectations. This has actually left some churches unhappy. Leaders of churches that have suffered from losses of followers have thus been using money in order to slur the name of  Makandiwa through the media and other means,” believes Msindo.

Popular religious leader Makandiwa, who at one time filled the 60,000-seat National Sports Stadium in Harare, has in recent times been under attack. Some accuse him of stealing a cell-phone project, while others say he is not a true prophet.

In view of this, Msindo said that people can easily see whether a person is a prophet through his works and whether he preaches the Bible and talks about the poor in his sermons. “People should not only think that prophets come from Nigeria or America but that here we are also blessed. Makandiwa is one such gift and people should embrace him as their own.”

Rev. Msindo said that, while it is true that there are false prophets, Zimbabweans should accept that God is able to raise prophets even from Zimbabwe. “We should not just attack our prophets—we should accept that we have some who have been anointed by God,” he said. He as well added that, while history has the Roman Catholic as the first church, people in the country should also accept the emergence of new churches such as Makandiwa’s United Families International (UFI).

Presently Makandiwa is outside Zimbabwe, with his family members and aides saying that he is on holiday in the UK. Earlier RelZim.org reported that Makandiwa had failed to attend the Catch the Fire conference, where he was one of the invited preachers. 

6 Responses to Makandiwa victim of jealous pastors?

  1. upenyu says:

    prophet makandiwa shall continue the works of god contiusely yu shall keeeping on saying wat yu want but we are not going tu stop the works of god tiri kukokera mwari

  2. annointed says:

    THOUGH I AM FROM AFM AND I UNDERSTAND THAT AFM IS THE HIGHEST CRITIQUE OF MAKANDIWA, VARUME LETS FACE FACTS MURUME UYU MUNHU WAMWARI.

  3. tapiwa felix chimambo says:

    LETS FACE FACTS.WHILIST YOU PEOPLE ARE BUSY DEBATING ON WHETHER MAKANDIWA IS TRUE OR FALSE,THERE ARE PEOPLE SUFFERING OUT THERE WHO NEED HELP.I THINK THE CHRISTIAN SOCIETY OF TODAYS ZIMBABWE IS NOW GOING OUT OF TRACK AND FOCUSING ON THINGS THAT DO NOT REALLY MATTER.ONES CREDIBILITY DOES NOT MATTER BUT WHAT IS IMPORTANT IS THE WORKS THAT HE OR SHE DOES FOR THE PEOPLE.I AM SURE SOME OF YOU HAVE WITNESSED MAKANDIWAS WORKS OF HEALING AND PROPHECY? SO THEN WHY DO YOU STILL WASTE TIME QUESTIONING HIS AUTHORITY.MOVE ON TO THE NEXT THING.KUNE ZVIREMA NE NHERERA DZAKAWANDA KUNZE UKO DZINODA KUBATSIRWA,WE ARE TIRED OF HEARING THE TRUE OR FALSE DEBATE EVERYDAY.

    • Mohamed says:

      love and greetings:I am paul prnotaisg a church here in Kenya Africa. I want to thank Godfor reaching you at your website ! I am so touched with what the Lordis doing with you in raising mens & women of God ! I am intrested inyour missions and ministries . I humbly welcomes you here in AfricaKenya in perticular you extend your missions and all what the Lord hasbestows up on you to strengthen and empowers the localpastors/preaches here Kenya and Africa ! For His glory.I am convienced that, the Lord has got a divine purpose of me a comingacros your web at this perticular hour of a special need for RevivalAfrica. Can we schedule for Kenya Conference !!Love you and looking forward to working with you.In Christ Jesus.Pastor Paul & Mary Odari

  4. ruzvidzo tarumbwa says:

    there’s no truth guage varume saka dont say zvese izvo.false prophet can olso tel tru

  5. Tinaani Mwakutuya (@wishy_tee) says:

    It’s time for revival in africa,but you don’t appreciate God,Nigerians don’t like Tb joshua and zimbbweans love him,nigerians love prophet Makandiwa Zimbaweans love him,hey africa wake up and smell the coffee God has raised generals for us,those who don’t believe you will die with your sicknesses there.

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