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Church leaders encounter difficulties during marriage certificates transition

April 23, 2012
updated on May 8, 2012 Chairperson of the Heads of Christian Denominations and founder of Word of Life International Ministries, Dr Goodwill Shana, told The Herald the deadline for the transition from old marriage certificates to new ones made it difficult for some marriage officers to collect the new certificates before scheduled ...

12 students graduate from Theological College of Zimbabwe

February 20, 2012
A total of 12 students recently graduated from the Theological College of Zimbabwe (TCZ) in Bulawayo at a colourful ceremony attended by Christians from across denominations. Of the twelve, four were from women’s programme, two graduated with advanced Diplomas in theology while seven were capped with the Bachelor of Arts ...

Christian Opinion Leaders Forum in Harare (Feb 17)

February 16, 2012
Zimbabwe Faith Ethics and Philosophy Association invites you to the Christian Opinion Leaders ForumDate: February 17Time: 10:30 am-12:30 pmVenue: Zimbabwe Medical Association, 172 Baines AvenueTheme: Kingdom of God Values and Nation-building Contact details: 0772194760/0779564299/0773301267; [email protected] Speakers will include Apostle Alexander Chisango; Dr. Levee Kadenge (Bishop Emeritus, Methodist Church in Zimbabwe)They will ...

Rural churches launch Christian Union in Matobo

February 8, 2012
A new Christian Union, known as Bidi Christian Union (BCU) was formed last year in Matobo, Matabeleland South Province. Local churches based in Bidi area demonstrated unity in the body of Christ when they came together to form the union, the first of its kind to incorporate all existing Churches ...

Zimbabwean unwelcome in US Baptist church

December 2, 2011
As reported by New Zimbabwe, a Zimbabwean man has been banned from a church in the United States because he is black.   Gulnare Freewill Baptist Church in Pike County, Kentucky, recently voted to ban interracial couples. And when American national Stella Harville – who attended the church her whole life before moving ...

Women fast and pray for the Church and the nation

October 26, 2011
A group of women from different Christian denominations embarked on three days and nights of fast and prayer  in Bulawayo last week, during which they interceded for unity between different Churches and for the general welfare of Zimbabwe.    Religion in Zimbabwe visited the Baptist church in the city centre, where ...

Tobacco farming and Churches in Zimbabwe

October 24, 2011
republished with corrections and additions from The Herald of August 2011 Tobacco farming has become a hot “potato” in most Churches, as leaders fear it might cause serious factionalism and great loss of much-needed revenue for the upkeep and sustenance of the institutions. Most Church leaders contacted by The Herald refused ...

Principal of the Baptist seminary fired

August 1, 2011
According to the Associated Baptist Press, the principal of the Baptist Theological Seminary of Zimbabwe has been fired for refusing to accept changes made to the school’s governing documents including adherence to a Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) faith statement that forbids women from serving as pastors. Henry Mugabe says he ...

Baptist missionaries continue work around Gweru despite challenges

June 16, 2011
from Mission Network News An hour long commute every day is what awaits Gregg and Donna Fort from their home in the city of Gweru as they minister to the Ndebele people. This is nothing in comparison to the four hours some of the Ndebele people walk to get to the ...

AFM pastor: extra-marital affairs soon to be history

June 13, 2011
Married Zimbabwean men’s extra marital affairs locally known as “small houses” will be history by next year, says  an Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) Church pastor, Lilian Bwanya. The woman of God, who is conducting crusades in Bulawayo to rid the society of the adulterous affairs wreaking havoc in many marriages in ...
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