Chiefs interrupted a funeral preaching service on Wednesday at Chisemphere group village in T/A Njewa in Lilongwe after prophet Joseph Gama of Ebenezer fellowship Ministry attacked Gulewamkulu belief as sin.
Chiefs felt that the prophet went off track and ordered the gathering to stand up and carry the remains to the resting place for burial because there was no need to listen to the message.
“He has gone beyond preaching, this is now attacking people’s belief which is not good in a society where people are free to belong to the religion of their choice,” said Chief Kuthindi.
Gulewamkulu stormed the prophet’s residence, shouting and demanding him to leave the area immediately before he faces unspecified action, the group claimed to have been sent by the chief.
“We have been sent by our Chief to chase out this prophet in this area, we don’t want to see him anymore,” said one of Gulewamkulu.
He further said members of Gulewamkulu respect the prophet ministry but now he is confusing people with his preaching.
Meanwhile, Gama has embarked on intensive prayers and calls upon his followers not to get disappointed because God is the only deliver to their problems.
“I believe there are some groups in the area not comfortable with my ministry because they fear losing their members and doing everything possible to damage my reputation through traditional leaders but this will not yield anything,” Gama said.
Senior prophet Gama who originates from Tete province in the Republic of Mozambique started his prophetic work in 2006 after God had appeared to him and his ministry has reached over 500 people and is currently putting up a structure near the Natural Resource College turn off in the outskirts of Lilongwe.