Prophet Bushiri on his church almost burning down: “This too, shall pass”

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri. (Photo: Gallo Images)
Prophet Shepherd Bushiri. (Photo: Gallo Images)

Controversial man of the cloth Prophet Shepherd Bushiri’s church was set on fire last night, fire fighters fortunately came to the scene before much damaged was done.

Bushiri issued a statement on social media announcing the incident.

“This is to inform the general public that last night some people attempted to burn down our two main tents which we use as our overflows at Pretoria Showgrounds,” read the statement.

The arson is now being investigated by the police as there are no suspects yet to be questioned about the incident.


Nonetheless, the man of God is grateful that fire fighters were swift in their response but couldn’t give more details about the incident as he was still in the dark.

“We thank God that we quickly came in with our fire extinguishers and that the Fire Department acted in time. We believe the police and all investigating agencies will take up this matter seriously so that the people involved face the full arm of the law,” he said.

Bushiri is hopeful for a better tomorrow despite finding a side of his church in shambles. He says the church will pray that the perpetrators are found and shamed. In that same breath took the chance to fire some shot at the media.

“As a church, we will continue in prayer, asking God to keep protecting us and, also, to shame and expose those who want to destroy the church He built. I have been persecuted - together with my church - and survived their bullets and cheap media propaganda. This too, shall pass [sic],” he concluded.

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