Church president taken to court, accused of personalising church

Church president taken to court, accused of personalising church
Published: 2015 April 26 10:30:40 (12029 Views)
The president of the AFM in Zimbabwe, Reverend Ashper Madziyire, has been accused of "personalising" the church and coercing congregants to make financial donations towards his up-keep.

In papers filed at the High Court on April 13, 2015,



8 pastors, 2 elders and 2 deacons challenged Rev Madziyire's re-election on January 31, 2015, saying he manipulated the church constitution to extend his 12-year stint at the helm.

AFM secretary-general Rev Amon Madawo last week said: "The matter is before the courts and we haven't been served with the papers, so I can't comment."

The AFM church has been embroiled in a leadership wrangle following elections in January with some disgruntled church members alleging that due process was not followed.



Source - Sunday Mail

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