Inside the most powerful church in south Africa | The Independent

  Pastor Sifiso leans back into an ample leather armchair and prepares to explode what he sees as the misconception that a rich man cannot enter heaven.”Listen, the bible tells us that the streets of heaven are paved with gold,” he says. As the young preacher speaks there’s a glint…

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SACC excluded from interfaith council | IOL News

The SA Council of Churches was neither informed of nor invited to the recent formation of the National Interfaith Leaders Council (NILC), it said on Wednesday. “Although we do not presume that our exclusion was malicious, but the SACC is disappointed at not having been offered the courtesy of invitation,”…

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National Interfaith Council of South Africa – Wikipedia

History The National Religious Leaders Forum (NRLF) interfaith body was formed in post-apartheid South Africa. When President Jacob Zuma took office in 2009, Pastor Ray McCauley of Rhema Bible Church formed a new interfaith organization called the National Interfaith Leadership Council (NILC) which subsequently merged with the National Religious Leaders…

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Ray McCauley – Wikipedia

Ministry McCauley attended bible college with his first wife Lyndie at Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma during 1978/9. On their return to South Africa the McCauleys started Rhema Bible Church under Rhema Ministries SA in the home of his parents, Jimmy and Doreen, which 13 people attended. Membership…

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Zuma meets interfaith council

Pretoria – Moral regeneration, corruption, crime and orphans were discussed at a meeting between President Jacob Zuma and the national Interfaith Leadership Council on Tuesday. Speaking in Pretoria, Zuma said the meeting had been “very successful” with good synergy. “We think we need a united formation of religious leaders working…

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Religious leaders urge Zuma to ‘do honourable thing’ and resign | The Citizen

South Africa’s top religious leaders who include well-known former anti-apartheid church activists, have called on President Jacob Zuma to “do the honourable thing” and resign. In a joint statement, the leaders said Zuma has lost all moral legitimacy to govern and therefore should do the honourable thing and step down.…

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