Sungura musician Nicholas “Madzibaba” Zacharia has announced his desire to join a Pentecostal church, Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries, led by Prophet Walter Magaya from the Mugodhi Apostolic Sect.
The ‘Kuwanda Kwemakereke’ song-maker said the move was meant to strengthen his spiritual understanding.
“The move is meant to strengthen my spiritual understanding,” said Zakaria who has been a member of Mugodhi since 2007.
“I am not saying apostolic sects are not close to God but I feel more spiritually enriched in my new church. I had been in apostolic sects since 1988. I attended Johanne Masowe YeChishanu for 19 years before joining Mugodhi in 2007. Now I have finally found a spiritual home where I belong,” he added.
The musician, who earned the title “Madzibaba” while at Johanne Masowe YeChishanu, said he would have no problem in using the name despite joining a Pentecostal church.
“Madzibaba is a title full of respect and I do not have a problem with it even though I removed beard since I am a born again person,” he said.
The seasoned artiste revealed that his wandering from church to church has been motivated by the desire for spiritual upliftment.
“Masowe church do not read the Bible and this forced me to join Mugodhi where they read the Bible. It is all about how you interact with people, God is just the same though we preach him in different ways and churches,” said the veteran musician.
This is not the first time Madzibaba has changed his denomination he once joined Johanne Masowe YeChishanu before he ditched it to Mugodhi.