A Pastor at a church in Matobo District, Matabeleland South, has been expelled after her impregnated six married women who were members of his church.
'man of God', Pastor Derek Ngulube, formerly of Faith Ministries, was
shown the red card by the church's elders late last month bringing to an
end his reign of terror. Pastor Ngulube is reported to have impregnated
the six within a period of one year.
antics were brought to light after one of the pastors prophesied that
there was an elder within the church who was in the habit of bedding
married women. After a 'witch hunt', it was established that Pastor
Ngulube was the elder who had been fingered in the prophecy.
A source said on being questioned, Pastor Ngulube opened up and said he was indeed the one fingered in the prophecy.
"He tried to clear his name but later came back to his senses and said he was the one in the prophecy," said the source.
is reported that Pastor Ngulube also revealed that ALL the women he had
bedded fell pregnant. On hearing the news, the church's elders are said
to have come to a decision to expel him.
he did is just disgraceful and a person like him could not be allowed
to be part of a religious institution because what he did goes against
all that Christianity stands for," said the source.
source added that the husbands of the women that Ngulube claimed to
have impregnated were summoned by the church's elders and had the news
broken to them.
of them were threatening to beat up Pastor Ngulube but they were
restrained by the church elders. Others took up the issue with the
traditional leadership," said the source.
Contacted for comment, Pastor Ngulube said he was sorry.
feel bad and I want to say I am very sorry for what I did. If I could
be given another chance I wouldn't repeat the mistake. I also welcome
the punishment that the church leaders gave me," he said.
another pastor at Brethren Christ Church, in the same district, was
ordered to pay three beasts by Chief Masuku after he impregnated a
to a source, Pastor Lameck Maphosa was allegedly dragged to the
traditional court on 21 March this years where Chief Masuku ordered him
to pay three cows as compensation for impregnating another man's wife.