7 Most Bizarre South African Pastors + 1 Zimbabwean
South African Pastors. The Most Weird, Bizarre, Dangerous Self- Proclaimed Prophets
Being living in Africa, we hear about strange stories involving “prophets” almost daily.
Some proclaimed to have been to Heaven, some feed grass and snakes to their congregants and others resurrect people.
These South African prophets are real Rock Stars, with thousands, and sometimes millions of followers who don’t mind about the scandals.
Or simply ignore common sense.
They are always prone to defend them from every accusation, making them richer and richer.
This article is only about South Africa and Zimbabwe but we promise to write more about other African Countries.
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1. Lethebo Rabalago, the “Prophet of Doom”
Doom is a popular insecticide in Africa, used to kill any kind of creepy-crawly. So, why not using it against the Devil himself?
This is probably what crossed the mind of Lethebo Rabalago, a South African pastor, leader and founder of Mount Zion General Assembly in Limpopo.
He had the power to “commands demons to enter into people’s bodies so that they can manifest”.
Then he proceeded to spray his congregants with Doom to exorcise them.
Driving demons out of the body, even if he is the one putting the demons in there, is only one of the use of Doom.
The pastor can also cure AIDS and cancer just by spraying the insecticide in the face of the faithful.
Also, he crushed a woman with a giant speaker to demonstrate God’s protection.
Unfortunately for him, 5 people filed assault charges, decreeing the end of the practice and the arrest of Mr. Rabalago.
2. Pastor Sanyangore: “Hello, is this heaven?”
Pastor Sanyangore, another self-proclaimed Prophet, is pretty popular in Southern Africa.
Based in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, at the Victory World International Ministries, is not new to scandals and, for most Christians, outrageous claims.
They were charged with fraud and Pastor Mboro, the one who went to heaven, opened a case against him saying Lukau is “bringing Christianity into disrepute.”
Pastor Lukau declared:
“We don’t fake miracles. A lot of people decided to (wrongly) incriminate us in staging a resurrection miracle.”
He is considered one of the richest South African Pastors, and in the entire continent.
He owns luxury cars (Lamborghini, Bentley, Rolls Royce, Ferrari, and more), and a few private jets.
Here the video of the resurrection:
5. Pastor Lesego Daniel & the “Church of Petrol“
Pastor Daniele Lesego from Rabboni Ministries, Pretoria, became one of the famous South African Pastors for the drinking and eating habits of his church.
One day he decided to drink petrol 95, followed by his congregants after he claimed he had turned it into pineapple juice.
The petrol was just the last of his ideas. A few years ago he ordered his followers to eat grass to get rid of their sins and be close to God.
So they did, as hundreds of pictures on line testify. According to this article of The Sun, one of the churchgoers, a young University student, said:
“Yes, we eat grass and we’re proud of it because it demonstrates that, with God’s power, we can do anything. I have been battling a sore throat for more than a year, but I got healed after I ate the grass.”
In February 2020, Lesego Daniel, allegedly made his congregants eat millipedes and drink beer.
6. Pastor Light Monyeki, Show your Faith
Light Monyeki, a well known South African Pastor, wanted his followers to “show forth their faith“.