- Self-proclaimed prophet, Shepherd Bushiri recently did his very first virtual service after the passing of his 8-year-old daughter, Israella
- During the service, his wife Mary was heard thanking their supporters and also her husband for helping her to accept the will of God
- The couple's daughter died two weeks ago after battling a lung infection while in hospital
Self-proclaimed Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary Bushiri have recently resumed their church duties. The couple took a short break from the ministry while mourning the loss of their 8-year old daughter Israella who died two weeks ago following a short battle with a lung infection.
Heading online, Bushiri announced his return while also taking some time to thank his followers for all their support during their tough times. During the service, his wife Mary also thanked their supports for helping her accept the will of God.
"My wife and I are delighted to inform you all that we are back from a short break we took from the pulpit following the passing of our daughter, Saint Israella.
"As you would recall, we took some days off to be with the Lord as the Lord was dealing with our faith and faithfulness. We also took opportunity of this break to be with family.
"During the break we received beautiful words of comfort and encouragement from every corner of the globe. We do, immensely, value those words as they, indeed, helped us appreciate the depth of the love you have for us," wrote Bushiri.
The couple's followers, who are always near, quickly headed to the comment section to praise the couple and once again shower them with thoughtful words of kindness. Read a few of their comments below:
Nalukui Muyumbana said:
"The fearless General, my father you are such an example to all of us we love you so much dad and mom. Welcome come back and am ready to learn about the title for today."
Bishop Ecclesiastes said:
"I personally love you and your family Prophet keep been strong in the Lord and am glad to see you rejoicing with your daughter making her feel loved."
Briefly.co.za previously reported that late last month, controversial church leader Shepherd and his wife Mary Bushiri lost their daughter, who was overcome by a long-term illness. The self-proclaimed prophet recently headed online to share a touching clip of the beautiful little one during one of her previous violin lessons.
"This sounds so heavenly," he captioned the post.
In another heartbreaking post, Bushiri also reflects on how he and his grieving family are relying on God to heal them from the pain they are experiencing since their 8-year-old Israella passed away.
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