Preparing to win football and other challenges in our lives

  By Pastor Jasper Mutale Why is it that in 1 Samuel, Jesse (and indeed, his other sons) seemed to be the last to see David as a potential candidate to be anointed as king? Could it be that David’s newness to Samuel caused his charismatic qualities to be so much more

CCZ warns Zambians against ‘fake’  church agendas

  By CHARLES MUSONDA THE Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) has implored all Zambians to be wary of organisations using high poverty levels to entice them to attend their events. CCZ general secretary Suzanne Matale said in a statement yesterday that the organisations in question were using such platforms to drive

8 killed in church stampede

  By Kalobwe Bwalya And Dorcas Mtonga   A RELIGIOUS outreach programme initiated by 35,000 invitation cards has ended with the death of eight people following a stampede as people scrambled to enter the venue in Lusaka after the gates were opened. And Government has suspended operations of the Church of Christ after preliminary

How to identify a false church

  By James Jester IT IS depressing to live in an age where Christianity is so corrupt that it makes those who know the whole truth of the Bible feel like Elijah. To Elijah, it appeared that he was alone in preaching the whole counsel of God. Today it is the same

Church warns against false prophets

  By SANDRA MACHIMA GOVERNMENT must protect citizens from being taken advantage of by unscrupulous individuals masquerading as miracle performers and prophets, says the Council of Churches (CCZ). CCZ general secretary ReverendSuzanne Matale has urged the Ministry of Home Affairs to enforce the Society’s Act CAP 119 to ensure that churches operating

Bible Society donates 900 Bibles to ZCS

  By AARON CHIYANZO THE Bible Society of Zambia has donated 900 Bibles to Zambia Correctional Service (ZCS) in an effort to ensure that inmates are transformed into law abiding citizens who can be easily integrated into society. Speaking at the handover ceremony in Lusaka yesterday, Bible Society of Zambia board treasurer Annie

Govt concerned with illegal churches-Sumaili

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  By ANNIE ZULU THE Ministry of Religious Affairs and National Guidance will soon come up with a self-regulatory framework to curb illegalities in churches in the Zambia, says Minister Godfridah Sumaili. Reverend Sumaili said that the framework was necessary to bring back sanity to Church and also ensure that churches met the

HH urges Church to preach true democracy

  By MUKOSELA KASALWE UPND president Hakainde Hichilema has challenged the Church to help champion for true democracy, justice and equitable rights among citizens in the New Year, 2017. Mr Hichilema urged the Church to champion for what he termed ‘true’ democracy, justice and equitable rights among all citizens in the country. He

Pastor stripped, woman raped

  By Aaron Chiyanzo A WOMAN was raped and a senior male pastor stripped naked for resisting attempts by a group of youths to demolish their house and church and take over their land. The shocking and brutal attacks were reported to Rosedale Police and Plain View police stations in Lusaka West respectively

President Lungu calls for prayerful Xmas

  By NATION REPORTER  PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu yesterday appealed to all Zambians to commemorate Christmas by engaging in prayer and worship, helping the needy, and making a personal contribution to making the world around them a better place. The Head of State said despite the challenges that Zambia was facing, there was need