Pastor Chamisa Says He Will Not Quit Politics

MDC president Nelson Chamisa has vowed to continue playing a role in the country’s politics as well as being involved with clerical duties.

Addressing mourners who were gathered at the Tsvangirai home on Tuesday for the funeral wake of the MDC founding president’s daughter Vimbai Tsvangirai-Java, Chamisa drew parallels with other Biblical characters who played an active role in the nation of Israel’s politics. He said:

Some people do not know. They say pastors should desist from taking part in politics. David had three anointings; a prophetic, priestly anointing and kingly anointing.

You should then understand. When we take part in politics, we were sent and are here to add light as politics has a lot of the dark periods, men of cloth should do more in this light.

Chamisa trained as a pastor with the Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM). He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology.

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Nelson ChamisaVimbai Tsvangirai

Nelson Chamisa is a Zimbabwean politician and current president of the Movement for Democratic Change. He was elected presdient at the party's congress on 25 May 2019. Chamisa is the former member of parliament for Kuwadzana , former Minister of Information and Technology , former... Read More About Nelson Chamisa

Vimbai Tsvangirai-Java was a religious leader, politician and a Movement for Democratic Change member. She was the daughter of the also late MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai. She died on 10 June 2019. She had been seriously injured in a car accident the previous month (May).... Read More About Vimbai Tsvangirai


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