Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe

HIV pastor in Hwange: once you discriminate, it is very hard to help positive people grow spiritually

August 1, 2012
The Reverend Thabani Ndlovu knew the words wouldn’t come easy. So he practiced: “I’m HIV positive,” he would tell himself. “I’m a pastor and I’m HIV positive.” On the day he worked up the nerve to say it out loud to his congregation in Hwange, the backlash was almost immediate. “Some of ...

AFM prophet: TB Joshua moves up expectations of the faithful

May 14, 2012
Bulawayo residents have reacted with anger over the scepticism of the Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe (EFZ) towards the upcoming visit to Zimbabwe of Nigerian Prophet TB Joshua.  An Apostolic Faith prophet, operating from Nkulumane, who spoke on condition of anonymity said that TB Joshua was definitely a threat to their trade. He said ...

Church leaders sceptical of TB Joshua’s visit

May 10, 2012
reprinted with corrections and additions from Nehanda Radio Several church leaders aligned to Zanu-PF have attacked popular Nigerian prophet TB Joshua claiming he was not welcome in Zimbabwe and his teachings were “judgmental, partisan and unorthodox.” Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai invited TB Joshua to be the guest speaker at the ...

MDC-N meets Church leaders in Bulawayo

November 1, 2011
The Welshman Ncube-led MDC last Thursday met with pastors from across Christian denominations in Bulawayo to brief them on the progress made so far by the inclusive government and to also hear their concerns as religious leaders. Pastor Goodwill Shana, founder and senior pastor of Word of Life International Ministries, ...

EFZ president appointed to the Anti-Corruption Commission

August 29, 2011
Word of Life founder and senior pastor Dr. Goodwill Shana has been appointed to the Anti-Corruption Commission set to stem out corruption in the country. In a statement last Wednesday, Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr. Misheck Sibanda said the appointments were done in consultation with Prime Minister Morgan ...

Ezra Chitando: Church increasingly playing political role

August 26, 2011
Professor Ezra Chitando, a religious studies lecturer at the University of Zimbabwe, has said the Church and religion in general are becoming a vehicle to engage government and are increasingly playing a significant role in the country’s political terrain. Speaking at a Southern African Political Economy Series (SAPES) policy dialogue forum on the ...

How to register and manage a church in Zimbabwe I

August 5, 2011
In Zimbabwe there is no law that directly deals with the registration of religious organisations. However, most churches can register as non-profit making or charity organisations and the law that deals with that is the Private and Voluntary Act. Under the act, organisations that are registered are deemed to be ...

The Greater Works: EFZ conference (Apr 13-15)

March 17, 2011
The Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe in partnership with Jesus Life International organize “The Greater Works” conference. The conference consists of daytime and evening sessions. Speakers include: Apostle Terry Mize (USA), Pastor Robyn Gool (USA), Dr. W. F. Kumuyi (Nigeria) The event will be held at the  Harare City Sports Centre. Free registration ...

Zimbabwe Churches call for lasting peace

February 27, 2011
A statement by the Heads of Christian Denominations in Zimbabwe (HOCD)   We, the Churches in Zimbabwe, the Zimbabwe Council of Churches (ZCC), the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Conference (ZCBC) and the Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe (EFZ) re-affirm our conviction that all human beings are born with God given inalienable rights. ...
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