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PARTY: African Christian Democratic Party

2009-03-02 09:36
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The need for a credible alternative to the divisive politics of the past, prompted Christians from diverse backgrounds to launch a new political party in December 1993 and so the African Christian Democratic Party was established exactly a hundred days prior to South Africa's first democratic elections in 1994. With the concept of multi party democracy in the air, Christians from all over the Republic recognised the need for a party that would not only represent Bible believing Christians, but also those who have a high regard for moral values.

The ACDP is committed to rooting out corruption and creating accountable leaders that do not compromise their principles but serve with integrity, wisdom and accountability. The ACDP offers a fresh start based on Christian and family values, and aims to rebuild the foundation of the nation by protecting families from the destructive effects of gambling, prostitution, pornography and abortion.

Source: (acdp.org.za)

Website: www.acdp.org.za
Telephone: 011 869 3941
E-mail: office@acdp.org.za
Physical address: First Floor, Stats Building, 2 Fore Street, Alberton
Postal address: Box 1677, Alberton, 1450
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1994 Election: 0.45% 88 104 votes
1999 Election: 1.43% 228 975 votes
2004 Election: 1.60% 250 272 votes
2009 Election: 0.81% 142 658 votes

PARTY LEADERS

Kenneth Meshoe
Reverend Kenneth Meshoe started out as a teacher before embarking on a successful career as a pastor and political leader.

Reverend Meshoe and his wife, Lydia, started an independent church called Hope of Glory Tabernacle in March 1988. Rev Meshoe's strategic leadership abilities saw the church steadily grow and flourish, now accommodating up to 4 000 people.

Reverend Meshoe founded the African Christian Democratic Party in December 1993, believing that Christians should be in positions of leadership at the forefront of change in South Africa, to ensure that our country is a blessed and prosperous nation.

Reverend Meshoe was awarded an Honorary Doctorate (Doctor of Humane Letters) by Bethel Christian College of Riverside, California, USA in 1994 and was also appointed to serve as an Associate Member on the Board of Regents of Bethel College.

Information supplied by the ACDP


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