- A pastor who practised witchcraft in church has opened up about his experiences
- The man was speaking in an episode of the popular TV show Abafundisi and his confessions left the other pastors mortified
- Mzansi social media users were also in disbelief over the stories shared by the repentant pastor
Mzansi social media users were left taken aback by last night's episode of Abafundisi. The show involved a pastor discussing the shady things fellow pastors get up to in order to grow their churches.
In the disturbing episode, Pastor Makhado detailed how some fake pastors use witchcraft to lure congregants.
Makhado grew up in a Christian family and studied theology because he had a passion for the Word of God, however it all went wrong.
The pastor started his own church in Pretoria in his third year of Bible school. He opened up about struggling because his church was empty while other churches around him were full.
The pastor spoke about travelling to another country to seek supernatural intervention to fill his church. He detailed stories about how he used to bath in foul-smelling muthi in order to get power.
One of his requests, while using the muthi, was for people in his church to "fall" when he touched them.
Mzansi social media users could not believe what they were hearing. Others began putting two and two together and linking certain popular pastors to the same narrative. Twitter user BrendaB94535422 said:
"#Abafundisi after today's episode I will never argue with ECG members. Maybe they're not even humans... Shem di tokoloshi tsa Bushiri (Shame it's Bushiri's tokoloshes)."
"Guys are y'all watching Abafundisi ??!! I'm traumatised."
"So this is why abo Mama give away their pensions and Mercedes Benz to these churches without any logical explanation."
"Your Papas are practising witchcraft in churches. They say people shouldn't eat pork kanti they know its their source of power. #Abafundisi"
Briefly.co.za previously reported that Mzansi has found a new favourite TV show after Abafundisi trended for the second week. The hit show follows three pastors with differing spiritual views and leaves viewers to make their own decisions on who to believe.
Mzansi social media users have taken a particular liking to Bishop Maponga, who believes in spirituality more than religion.
Bishop Joshua Maponga is a 51-year-old pastor from the Seventh-Day Adventist Ministry. He calls himself “a creative powerhouse” and serves as a motivational speaker.
Social media users made the show trend after every episode. Twitter user Thah_Zungu said:
"The more I watch the show, the more it confirms that no amount of education nor intelligence can ever qualify a person to fully understand God’s ways."
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