Minister Chiumia answer CCAP Livingstonia Synod’s prayer: ‘God saddened to see thieving leaders’

Last time Malawi heard a public official answering to a clergy’s prayer was when late president Bingu wa Mutharika responded to a sermon which was critical to his administration. But now it’s the Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security, Grace Chiumia who directly responded to a prayer offered by CCAP Livingstonia Synod cleric.

Chiumia: The prayer has been heard and answered

Rev Munthali: Rebuked corruption and bribery

Revered Maurice Munthali, an acerbic critic of the government on governance, in his sermon during the Independence Celebration held in Mzuzu asked God to help the country’s leaders to deal with the worsening corruption and to be honest and trustworthy as well as exemplary leaders to all Malawians.

“We know you [God] are saddened when You see our leaders being thieves, liars, corrupt and stubborn, “said Munthali.

The CCAP maverick preacher said Malawi cannot develop because of lack of sustainable development plan as leaders keep implementing different blue prints when there is change of government.

“One driver [Kamuzu Banda] said Malawians should have food, shelter and clothing; another one came [Bakili Muluzi] and said we should open the Mtwala Corridor and encourage small-scale business. Yet another driver [Bingu wa Mutharika] promoted the Green Belt Initiative and Nsanje port then another came [Joyce Banda] with one cow per family initiative. Now the current driver [Peter Mutharika] is promoting technical colleges and Cement and Malata programme,” said Munthali.

He wondered: “Where are we going as a country with these programmes? Every leader takes this country where they want.”

In his prayer, Mutharika asked for divine intervention in the poor housing for teachers and soldiers at Malawi Defence Force and Police officers. He also asked for the national football team to return to winning ways.

Speaking at the event, Minister Chiumia directly answered the prayer.

She said the issue of  housing for security personnel does not need divine intervention as government has already budgeted to build 10 000 houses for the security personnel.

“Government is going to construct 10 000 houses for the security personnel in the country; hence, the prayer has been heard and answered,” said Chiumia.

Chiumia insisted that the prayers have been “heard” and responded that all development activities of the previous regimes have not been abandoned.

The prayers were led by pastors from CCAP Livingstonia Synod, Catholic and Anglican Church and the Muslim Association of Malawi.

The Minister thanked the people who fought for the country’s independence and asked Malawians to continue being united.

Other activities during the cerebrations included a joint military parade and tag of war by the Malawi Defence Force, Malawi Police Service and Malawi Prison Service.

There was also a football match between Moyale Barracks and Mzuzu Select which ended 2-0 in favour of Moyale.

Malawi, formally Nyasaland, was granted independence from British colonial rule in 1964.

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gaza
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iwe ukuti atumbuka lumanani, you are a fool, ignorant and not fit to be a citizen for the future Malawi. I for one am sick of tribalists like. you are a stinking fool who eats his own shit. this has nothing to do with tribes but prayers and answering them. for you own information, grace is Tonga and not tumbuka kungoti amalawi ambiri amene simunayende you think everyone from the north is tumbuka. kupusa basi. ngati sukusangala, it is because iweyo uli ndi mtima oyipa omalemba zopusa zakozo. palibe mumthu oyipa kapena wabwino chifukwa choti ndi wochoker kwina kwake or… Read more »
mtumbuka wa mlowe
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grace watch out with your stupid speeches , god sees u

ungwelu
Guest

@ comrade mugabe. Mr Mugabe, please note that a real servant of God does not need any specific place to state what is right or wrong. It could be through the pulpit in a church, or at a christian rally outside church or at a market, or even through a written document (pastoral letter) etc.

Let us not bock what God wants them to say please!!!!!

Maliseni
Guest

THE MOMENT ONE COMPARES HERSELT TO GOD, THATS THE DOWNFALL

KAMPS
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the REVEREND IS ALSO A WORSE MOST /HOW MANY SOULS DID HE SAVE WITH HIS UNTOUCHING PRAYER??

Oscar
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Kupephela kwina kumakha kotaisa kolona ena dzedi Achiumwa munachita bwino kuyakhilatu pompopompo

AKANYERAMTSETERE
Guest

WE ALL KNOW THAT GOD DOES NOT KEEP GRUDGES AGAINST HIS PPL, IF GOD WERE LISTENING TO LIA SYNOD’S PRAYERS, DPP WOULD NOT BOUNCE BACK TO POWER IN 2014 ELECTIONS. PPL OF GOD DO NOT ABUSE PRAYERS TO ADVANCE THEIR VANDETTA AGAINST THE REGIME. NOWONDER LIA IS IN CONSTANT BATTLE AMONGST THE CLERICS THEMSELVES, NKHOMA SYNOD, CHIMWEMWE.WHERE ARE GOING? THE ANSWERIN BY OBAMA IS A CLEAR TESTIMONY THAT MORRIS’S WAS NOT A PRAYER BUT A MERE POLITICAL RHETORIC WHICH THEY ARE POPULAR FOR IN THEIR STRUGGLE FOR POWER FOR BLACK COCK

be humane
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mmmmmmm mapemphero ena amanyanya kukhala ngati mukuuza anthu osati mulungu. PEMPHERO ngati political speech ndiye mukufuna anthu asamayankhe?

Andree
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Grace likes responding to prayers. She did the same at the funeral of Robson Wataya Changa Chirwa. She was responding to Rev Maurice Munthali’s prayer. Namfedwa kumatero zoona! The two are at war.

yet she is right
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The only sane northerner is Grace. Vinavi ndi vindere waka especially the clergy of the confederation of the satanic livingstonia synod political party.

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