- Prophet Shepherd Bushiri has not given up on his task to get people to give their offerings and tithes during lockdown
- The self-proclaimed prophet once again asked people to give offerings via online payments
- He then called on pastors who slammed him to send their congregations to give their money to his church
Prophet Shepherd Bushiri trended again on Monday but for all the wrong reasons. The Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church leader asked social media users to give their offerings and tithes despite the lockdown - which has seen the closure of all religious establishments for the time being.
In a live video which has since gone viral, Major One is heard asking people again to give money to his church.
He responded to other church leaders who had dragged him for asking offerings and tithes. Bushiri told the pastors to have their congregations send his church money if they did not want to take it.
Twitter parody account Man's Not Barry Roux shared the video online and captioned it:
"Even if Shepherd Bushiri is Mary and Joseph's first son, Jesus' elder brother, God's uncle, he will still not make it in Heaven. He is a thug of note."
Take a look at the video below:
The video quickly gathered over 37 600 views and Bushiri started trending online. South Africans were not happy with Major One.
Twitter user, @nkateko2017, commented:
"This is the perfect time for Bushiri to show us how powerful he is and heal people with coronavirus instead going deeper into people's pockets."
Another tweep, @mahlangudima, added:
"He must visit Jacob Zuma yaz."
It's not the first time Bushiri asked people to give their offerings despite the lockdown. Briefly.co.za reported last week that the prophet came under fire after he told his congregation to "listen to God" and give their tithes.
He then gave his church's banking details and it sparked a heated debate online. Many accused to controversial religious leader of being a "hustler".
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