Stampede for Magaya healing

BULAWAYO - There was commotion at Large City Hall when hundreds of people who failed to gain entry into the venue for Prophet Walter Magaya’s PHD Ministries crusade, camped outside the venue on Tuesday.

The crusade was meant for card-carrying PHD ministries partnership members only but the charismatic preacher’s followers in Bulawayo would not accept that.

Some people camped outside vowed not to leave claiming that being within the vicinity of the “prophet”, was enough to solve their problems.

The crowd gathered at the hall as early as 9am for the crusade scheduled to start at 4pm ending at 8pm.

When Magaya finally arrived at around 5pm, police had a tough time controlling the crowd outside. There was total chaos when he started his healing and deliverance session.

The PHD leader had no choice but to give a special deliverance to the people outside but all hell broke loose as people jostled to get closer to him.

So serious was the stampede that sensing danger, Magaya quickly retreated back into the building as the situation was about to get out of hand.

He only came back after order had been restored by the police, PHD ushers and security details.

During his sermon, Magaya reiterated that his life was under threat.

“Last week, I told people that my car brakes were tampered with but only three days ago my car was tampered with again,” said Magaya.

“They tampered with a certain wire on my vehicle so that I get involved in an accident. Only yesterday, one of my members was almost abducted so that they would go public claiming Magaya akachekeresa (used human sacrifice). What kind of behaviour is that?

The PHD Ministries founder said his enemies were working tirelessly to ensure his demise and that of his ministry.

Magaya also took the opportunity to announce the ministry’s first international tour which will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa in May.

“From 26 to 29, we will be going to South Africa. Preparations are already underway for the crusade. I will be going there next week to assess the open space we can use,” Magaya said.

“It will be the first crusade outside Zimbabwe and it will be very big. We want all the thousands of South Africans to be surprised that who is this, what is this and how come a house of carpenter is producing such great things. What good can come out of Zimbabwe? We want to show them that we are alive and there is life in Zimbabwe,” he said.

Magaya said this will be the beginning of many international tours to follow. He also reiterated the prophesy of a million people crusade which he said was certainly going to take place in the capital despite the disbelief by the naysayers.

Comments (33)

I urge the prophet ,W. Magaya to continue with the work that God sent him to do.The devil is trying his worst to cause the downfall of the Prophet but the devil himself is a liar and a loser.I for one among millions of other God fearing people will continue praying for you Prophet.I am not a member of PHD but i love the Prophet and the good work he is doing to fulfil the mandate he was given by the Lord Almighty.I ask the Lord to forgive all those who are planning this evil against the Man of God.

Cde Dokora - 2 April 2015

WE ALSO WANT YU IN MOZAMBIQUE MAN OF GOD. DJ MASH

DJ MASH - 2 April 2015

May the Lord increase him. Let there be light. Those in darkness should one day see light and realize that Prophet Magaya is a real 'Man of god'. My only worry is when should this happen? Anyway, we liken this period to the time Jesus was preaching on earth. Some people did not believe him. Make hay while the sun shines. Don't make unnecessary criticism and hatred to the man of god.

Sithole I - 2 April 2015

whatever people say we will stand by you man of god,keep doing what you are called for.we love u jj

s sibanda - 2 April 2015

cape town too munhu wamwari

igwe - 2 April 2015

ko ngaaudze vanhu kuna Dzamara. he can only be a prophet when it 's about money issue. The Bible says," my people perish because of lack of knowledge."

prof - 2 April 2015

Magaya is raising very serious allagations against "whom we dont know". People tempering with his vehicle brakes and this "attempted abduction". Has the matter been reported to the police. Is it "mapostori or those who took Itai.? Is it attention seeking and looking for sympathy?.Surely Magaya must improve his management style. Recently reports indicate PHD gave trust to a CEO of a perfume company to buy a car for his wife. Too many people who dont know cars until they duped him money. Where was his security people that we mostly hear in assaults reports. Daily news get Charity to clarify please!

X-MAN IV - 2 April 2015

Isaiah 59:19 (KJV) "So shall they fear the name of the Lord from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord shall lift up a standard against him."

Tindo - 2 April 2015

If God is for us who can be against us. He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him over for us all..

Tindo - 2 April 2015

X-Man IV wataura mwana wa mai, I fail to understand why none of his church members who are showering praises to him cannot even mention an innocent soul in the name of Itai Dzamara whose whereabouts are not known, instead of praying or giving a prophecy of where Itai is, he's actually praying for Robert Mugabe hahahaha zvakaoma akomana....hameno!!

redemption - 2 April 2015

The devil is a liar and can never cause any harm to the great man of God like prophet Magaya.

matope - 2 April 2015

magaya should tell us where dzamara is - if he is the great man of god. if thats not possible, at least pray for his safe return in a stipulated timescale - then i can call him prophet magaya.

zambezi2limpopo - 2 April 2015

Is it not sad that poor people are made even poorer by crooks like this Magaya. Shameless sharks. Healing, what healing? Vanhu mapindwa nei chaizvo

Kondo - 2 April 2015

man of GOD may the almighty continue to use you helping believers

TERRA COTTA - 3 April 2015

man of GOD may the almighty continue to use you helping believers

TERRA COTTA - 3 April 2015

LET ME TELL YOU THE TRUTH. This is not the first time a so called Man of God has done this. There is nothing new under the sun. Magaya's strategy is to build up a path for him to exit the country. The reason he may want this at this stage is because, to be frank, the offering in this country because of the economy, is no longer able to sustain ministries. On average, offering is calculated at $100 per 100 people. In spite of the fact that PHD prides in having over 100 000 congregants per service, practically, it's just not possible. You cannot fit the entire human population of Mutare onto their Zindoga complex. All demographologists know that the area can fit 40 000 at most when it's cramped up. Magaya's offering reaches a peak of $7000 on a good day. Furthermore, considering that his fellow counterparts, the likes of Angel, Passion, Makandiwa, Sanyangore, Foddrick, Guti, have all left the country to seek greener tithes in South Africa and beyond, The light is now dawning on Magaya that there is no cash in Zimbabwe no matter what tactic of selling discs, oil, bags, tshirts and even car dealership. In order for Magaya not to lose the love of his brainwashed congreagants, he has to come up with a story that would sound believable. In this case, he has chosen to claim that his life is in danger yet all his so called enemies are no longer on the same turf as him. This is meant to create sympathy only. And secondly, once you see him doing crusades in foreign land, I'll bet you a million dollars his next statement in the press will be that his followers in South Africa were just too many and they begged him to stay. Mark my words.

I CAN SEE YOU - 3 April 2015

@I CAN SEE YOU or what you call yourself. Do your research well before trying to show your foolishness,go there and count how many chairs are there at that place and then add the number of people standing and those sitting on the ground. Get your facts right first don't just hate other wise my advice to you is to seek deliverance from Prophet W Magaya because it seems you being haunted by a demon hatred and lying. Ndimi vanhu vanozovenga munhu abudurira muchiti mushonga iye awana breakthrough yake through prophet Magaya.

HATERS MAKES US FAMOUS - 3 April 2015

@I CAN SEE YOU or what you call yourself. Do your research well before trying to show your foolishness,go there and count how many chairs are there at that place and then add the number of people standing and those sitting on the ground. Get your facts right first don't just hate other wise my advice to you is to seek deliverance from Prophet W Magaya because it seems you being haunted by a demon hatred and lying. Ndimi vanhu vanozovenga munhu abudurira muchiti mushonga iye awana breakthrough yake through prophet Magaya.

HATERS MAKES US FAMOUS - 3 April 2015

To hell with this Magaya thing!! If he had any spiritual power he could have saved the many suffering souls in the rural areas. Fake fake fake prophets!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Garikayi - 3 April 2015

@Kondo is right. Can anyone give us a narrative of a miracle/healing they have WITNESSED? It is all absolute bullshit...just like diesel from rocks

Bongani - 3 April 2015

@Garikayi. Deliverence/healing can not come to your door step but you have to look for it. Can you tell me when something came knocking at your door step e.g work,money,hospital etc?. Isn't it you have to look for them and you have to believe and raise faith first so the prophet can not go door to door in rural areas as u mentioned because its not reasonable. Get your facts right Mr/Mrs Garikayi

HATERS MAKES US FAMOUS - 3 April 2015

Going there to assess the venue??? Ko havana management tem here iye oita admn,director,performer zvese..or kuda kunokanda twunhu twake tofano mature paanozosvika kunoitwa mashiripiti aasati amboonekwa....mashura or mashiripiti kanzi tisatenda Det18;9 amiracle from God cannot be promised by the perfomer.Mwari ndivo vanoita minana yavo pavadira not kukok vanhu kuti huyai muone tichiita zvoreva kuti varikuita ndivo not Baba...Svunirai vakomana...Posters pabasa rashe how fo you perffectly know that you will be at your best,since its the power of GOD.Ukanzwa n'ang aor muprofita oti "izvi zvidiki ndinozvibvisa kana kuzvipedza ndipei pakati ndizvigadzire"woziva kuti isimba rekuromba..wamwari anoita paatenderwa nemuridzi???

givemore - 3 April 2015

I am no Magaya fan but in his defence i would hasten to add that Prophets or Man of God are not magicians, When Elisha defeated the prophets of Baal /Jazebel he went into hiding and even sank into depression , he was afraid of Jazebel despite having God on his side and achieving victory over false worship, and this was one of the greatest prophets in the bible who was out of depth with circumstances before him, only for God to lead him to the widow who ironically resides in Jazebel 's home town, even then tikafamba naro shoko tinowona kuti mwana we the widow akarwarara kusvika mukadzi abvunza kuti chokwadi uri moporofita wedi waMwari wadii waporesa mwana wangu,Again Mwari vakapindira zvatinoziva tose akanamatirwa akapora, My point is therefore those talking nonsense that Magaya should locate Dzamara or at least expose his abductors.Only God can commission Magaya to do that , kwete tumaprotests ne tuma requests twedu.Prophets work by God s commission not by popular demands..ndosaka munamato uchinzi let your will be done ..kwete will yaTommy na Dick

Charlie Chokwadi Chirikure - 3 April 2015

@Charlie Chokwadi Chirikure. Thank very much for making that clarification to those who just say something without getting facts right.

HATERS MAKES US FAMOUS - 3 April 2015

@HATERS MAKE US FAMOUS the fact that you are after fame shows that you are of the world and not of God. To see if a prophet is true or fake is very simple. It is not in the miracles and signs for even the false prophets can do this. But a prophet is tested on what he prophecies. On Wed 22 Jan 2014, During a service preached by Overseer Mango, Prophet Magaya made a prophecy that Zoey, the stripper was coming to PHD that Sunday following her counterpart, Bev, and everyone jubilated at the prophecy. It never happened. Magaya publicly said two prominent musicians in Zimbabwe were going to die in 2014. It never happened. Magaya said Yadah gunners football club was going to be promoted into the premier league. It never happened. Instead, he gave a lame excuse thinking that we are naive, and said it is because the players did not have faith. But a prophecy is never fulfilled by one's faith the way you are all fooled to believe. Prophecy will happen, whether you believe in it or you don't. Magaya said a building will collapse in First street due to a fire. It never happened. Instead, as usual, he found an excuse for everything and said it was a building at the high court which he had been referring to. But that building wasn't a building. it was a guard room. and it didn't collapse. it simple had a small fire. When are you going to open your eyes? How many more offside prophecies does Magaya need to make before you realise that he is guess worker? Wake up and smell the coffee.

I CAN See YOU - 3 April 2015

When is the crusade in SA and the venue we are waiting for u man of God.

breakthru - 9 April 2015

so disappointed by the comments from either man of God whom i respect so much.The statements of saying that he is coming in May to surprise the South Africans and show them that something good can come out of Zimbabwe.As a christian i believe there is a difference between a politician and a Man of God.That is why Prophet TB Joshua goes across the borders and feed even the untie Christs. Not all South Africans are evil and so not all Zimbabweans are saints/innocent. God's word is to bring about the Jews and the Gentiles together.That makes me wonder if the visit is about spiting/showing off or is he obeying God'mandate like other Men/Women of God did?They don't brag but come to safe the lost souls,heal the sick and deliver the captives.

Maria - 8 March 2016

so disappointed by the comments from either man of God whom i respect so much.The statements of saying that he is coming in May to surprise the South Africans and show them that something good can come out of Zimbabwe.As a christian i believe there is a difference between a politician and a Man of God.That is why Prophet TB Joshua goes across the borders and feed even the untie Christs. Not all South Africans are evil and so not all Zimbabweans are saints/innocent. God's word is to bring about the Jews and the Gentiles together.That makes me wonder if the visit is about spiting/showing off or is he obeying God'mandate like other Men/Women of God did?They don't brag but come to safe the lost souls,heal the sick and deliver the captives.

Maria - 8 March 2016

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