It was a historical celebration on Sunday, October 13th 2013 as ZAOGA Forward in Faith Ministries International celebrated the 90th birthday of founder, Archbishop Dr. Ezekiel H. Guti together with special guests from around the world, as well as renowned men and women of God from Zimbabwe.
The Glamis Arena was filled with joy and excitement as the celebrations began, which featured exciting performances from popular Zimbabwean artists Sebastian Magacha, ZimPraise, Fungisai Mashavave, Pastor David Mabvuramiti, Blessing Shumba, and many more.
An army of children: Over 1,000 children from all over Harare worked tirelessly to prepare their performance of song and dance with original music dedicated to Apostle Dr. EH Guti for his birthday. These children became one of the highlights of the event, and were full of joy and excitement, that Dr. Guti requested an encore. Trained by Pastor Simon Madhoyo who heads the Kingdom Music and Dance ministry, the children exhibited the joy of the Lord which is characteristic of the vision that God gave to His servant Dr. EH Guti.
Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa: A spiritual son to Apostle Dr. EH Guti, Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa gave a speech of thanks, appreciation and gratitude to the man of God Archbishop Dr. EH Guti, and received an encouraging word from the servant of God Dr. EH Guti. Following his preaching, the Archbishop invited those who wanted prayer and deliverance to come and be prayed for by Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa. There was a great move of deliverance which took place, and many people testified to receiving their miracle.
Pastor Bonnie Deuschle – A recoding artist, and Pastor together with her husband Pastor Tom Deuschle, Bonnie Deuschle is an acclaimed recording artist and Pastor at Hear the Word Ministries, also known as Celebration Church in Zimbabwe. Pastor Bonnie came with a congratulatory speech and song in honor of Apostle Dr. EH Guti’s birthday. Her performance was also accompanied by the Kingdom Music and Dance Ministries, and concluded in the Apostles Drs Ezekiel and Eunor Guti dancing together on the stage.
The Celebrations Were Graced by Other Special Guests Including:
Pastor Betty Mashaya
Advocate Martin Dinha
Dr. Gayle D. Erwin
Dr. Geena Tomlinson
Revs Mr & Mrs Manjovha
Chief Igantious Vushangwe
Reverend Slyvia Kupara
Apostle A. Chisango
Apostle Mrs. Gurupira
Apostles Mr. and Mrs. Chiriseri
Mr. J Muzvimbi
Dr A. Danzo
and many more
Apostle Dr. EH Guti preached a message of salvation, as well as a message directed towards young preachers; encouraging young men and women of God to all have a copy of the book “African Apostle” written by Dr. Gayle D. Erwin, who was also a guest at the event. This book details the ups and downs he went through, and how God pulled him through until today as he is now serving in his 65th year of ministry. He encouraged the young preachers to keep their focus on Jesus Christ, saying obedience and focus on the Lord has led him this far.
The event was broadcast live on Ezekiel TV and on ZTV, and was viewed worldwide online through Ezekiel TV.