In the Churches Blog

Dear Heavenly Father: When will this religious madness end?

July 24, 2017
AS 2017 has been beset by so much tragedy in Zimbabwe, I seek your wise counsel. I have a dilemma of faith troubling my soul and I find myself wallowing in a wilderness of scepticism and emptiness. I struggle to see your spirit in the works of unscrupulous prophets who ...

Identifying false teachers in modern times: 5 key points

July 13, 2017
IT would appear there is simply no end to the rising tide of false biblical teachers even across the world. Most continue to be fingered in the most ungodly of activities. What with the recent slapping with a 22 year jail term of a popular Zimbabwean prophet who sexually abused ...

Modern­day prophets becoming Africa’s major pull-­back factor

June 26, 2017
AFRICA can never dream of attaining meaningful change in the wake of a highly popular message of breakthroughs and miracles being spearheaded by prophets in the continent at the expense of the timeless values of hard work and sustainable development. Christianity has, ironically, played a very significant role in the ...

Makandiwa feud with millionaire couple an expose of wealth gospel

June 18, 2017
THE exponent of the prosperity gospel in Zimbabwe and leader of United Family International Church (Ufic), Emmanuel Makandiwa, is reportedly embroiled in a messy feud with a millionaire couple Mr. and Mrs. Upenyu Mashangwa owing to over US$1 million in tithes, offerings and other contributions to the church. It is ...

Prosperity Gospel And Pentecostalism Destroying Africa

June 6, 2017
Africa is currently experiencing another form of slavery through Pentecostalism. We are now mentally lazy and our ability to reason, scientifically, has been incapacitated. The African pastor won’t talk about Usain Bolt or Serena Williams. The African Pastor won’t talk about Steve Jobs or the young people in Silicon Valley ...

Zimbabwe’s astronomic crime rate hardly a fulfillment of prophecy

June 5, 2017
ZIMBABWE is slowly but surely edging towards becoming a ‘South Africa’ in terms of crime. There is an evident wave of robbery and murder crimes sweeping across the country. The courts have been filled with multiple cases of robbery. Further, there is a reported surge in gun­related crimes in the ...

Prophetic hallucinations and the freedom of worship

May 23, 2017
A HARARE based prophet who made headlines early this year that he had had lunch with God at his home in Sunningdale has gone a wild step further grabbing news headlines by claiming last week that he is the fourth influential figure after God, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit. ...

Impact of a united family on children

May 15, 2017
THE world will be celebrating the International Day of Families on May 15. As we celebrate this important day, let us reflect on some principles for creating a united and happy family as well as the impact of such family on our children. A happy family helps produce happy and ...

Soccer­predicting prophets merely playing ‘games’

May 15, 2017
CLAIMS by Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) leader and Yadah Stars Football Club owner, Walter Magaya, that his side’s 7­2 defeat last Saturday was a result of a spiritual warfare provokes debate of the obsession of modern day prophets with soccer. In recent times, we have heard the so-called prophets ...

Understanding the call of God upon your life

March 27, 2017
Everyone who comes into the world has a tailor-made role that they are called to play for the betterment of mankind. The tragedy, however, is that many people purposelessly drift through life and never come to understand why God brought them here. If one lacks knowledge concerning their purpose, they ...
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