Chilima says Malawi suffering from ‘love deficiency’

State Vice President Saulos Chilima has appealed to church leaders and preachers to spread the message of love, saying Malawi is currently suffering from love deficiency.

Chilima: Spread the love against hate

Chilima: Spread the love against hate

Chilima made the appeal Saturday at Lilongwe’s Civil Stadium during celebrations of Seventh Day Adventist’s (SAD) from being Malawi Union Mission t now being called Malawi Union Conference where the Vice President was Guest of Honour.

Appealing to the SDA leaders as well as Malawian church leaders at large, Chilima said: “A lot of problems and challenges facing our country could be avoided if only we had love for one another.’’

“We would not even need to buy guns for our Police Officers if we had love. We would rather have used the money to buy food and invest in development projects,” lamented Chilima.

The Vice President also inspected the guard of honour by the SDA youth army where he said he got inspired by a song the youths were singing.

He said; “As I walked around when inspecting the guard of honour, I heard the youths sing ‘we the youth have the power to change the future of Africa’ I wish the message, important as it is for Africa, was narrowed down to Malawi because we desperately need the message.”

On the church’s elevation to independence, Chilima lauded SAD saying the independence was a symbol of the church’s focus, growth and maturity in faith, worship and spirituality.

On a rather different but equally important note, the VP appreciated SDA contribution to Government’s policy and the country’s development saying “One cannot talk health and education without mentioning Adventist.”

He particularly also appreciated the church’s response with compensatory items, through its Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), to the floods that affected most districts in the Southern Region.

The celebrations which were under the theme “WE HAVE COME THIS FAR BY FAITH,” were also graced by the presence of SDA President of Southern Africa, Indian Ocean Division (S.I.D), Rev, Dr. Paul Ratsara, in whose sermon urged the SDA clergy to pray for the success of Conference’s leadership.

He also dedicated a special service later that afternoon, specifically for the church’s leadership.

As a Conference, Malawi’s SDA now has the independence to run activities as separate but still part of the world wide community unlike before where as a Mission, it was under the control of Southern Africa.

In his remarks, newly elected President for Malawi Union Conference, Pastor Clarkson Kuyama appreciated Government’s respect of the freedom of worship saying “We are happy and appreciative to have God fearing leaders.”

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Mzunguuuuuu

WIDA
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Chilima kukongola. Mudakwatira?

MMMSSA
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ZATONYANYA NSANJE! SIMUZAWULAWATU U PRESIDENT ENANU CHIFUKWA CHA NSANJE

Ineyo!
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Mr chilima says the truth that had it been we had love in this country, vote rigging would not be available.

Julie
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That love should start frm the politicians who are given podiums: indeed if only DPP could be loving all Malawians, this country could be a better place to live, but alas! Tribalistic, hate, nepotism, stealing, killing etc

Damage
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What love are you talking if all People are smelling the rat in this DPP government. If apa central ndi akumpoto tagwilizana kuxa votera mcp, osati mfiti inu opanda chikondi anthu ngati inu. Fate awaits you

James mkoko
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Chilima nizoona zomwe unena iwe choyamba dziko lathu LA Nyasaland kuti likhale lotsongola pafunika CHIKONDI pakati pathu ife tonse ngati a MALAWI. Chitsanzo ndinali KU DRC Lubumachi District municipality komwe munthu wina aandifunsa kuti dziko lanu ndi laling’ono koma chimavuta ndi chiyani kuti munkhale osatukuka koma dzikolo ndi limodzi lamayiko a wanthu anzeru muno my AFRICA? nditafika KU South Africa ndinapitiliza ulendo wanga to Swaziland for two weeks visit that was mwezi watha ndili KU Mbabane munthu wina anali name chidwi atamva kuti ndikuchokela KU Malawi iye akuti amakumbukila Coach Kinnah Phiri pamene anali KU Swaziland as a coach, iye… Read more »
GRM
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I am in Addis. Guys we are indeed very poor. Kuno people are constructing the city osati nyumba zao nkumazibisanso. Love should start with Chilima and his friends

tuvitwana
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KOMA UHURE SDA

fredpa
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Mr saulosi when have learnt love or may be you are trying to repent your sins.You are aman with alot of hate.Please if you have little or nothing to tell malawians do as your president is doing,go to your bed sleep and dream in colours.Thats what DPP believes,urging people to be sleeping inorder to dream in colours instead of working hard for their betterness

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