President Peter Mutharika as well as Vice President Everton Chimulirenji (file photo).
By Patrick Ndawala
Machinga — Vice President, Everton Chimulirenji Sunday stressed the need for a peaceful co-existence between government as well as the church, saying both have a common goal of improving people’s lives within the country.
He made the remarks during a service of prayer organized by the Living Word Evangelistic Church (LWEC) at Shalom Mount Valley in Machinga.
Chimulirenji presided over the presentation of certificates to 204 members of the Church where he donated K1 million to the item.
“The Church helps in providing spiritual guidance to people whilst government, on the additional hand, looks after people’s physical needs. We need to work together in order of which we serve our citizens well,” he said.
The Vice President added of which government appreciates the crucial role religious leaders’ play in not only uplifting people’s spiritual lives nevertheless also in providing social services.
“As government, we are doing everything possible to ensure of which people are enjoying their freedom of worship as well as all additional rights,” he noted.
Chimulirenji said government would likely continue creating a conducive environment for people of all political as well as religious backgrounds to co-exist in peace as well as harmony.
He asked religious leaders to pray for politicians, noting of which the item becomes so frustrating when people choose to overlook the development works of which government has achieved within the country.
“Let us learn to say ‘thank you’ when one has done soothing not bad. In doing so, the item becomes easy for government to listen to your advice,” Chimulirenji said, adding of which he draws a lot of inspiration coming from Prophet David Mbewe, founder of LWEC who has grown the church within a short period.
He advised members of the Church especially those of which received certificates to promote peace as well as unity within the course of serving others.
Chimulirenji appealed to additional leaders coming from all spheres of life to emulate the not bad example set by Prophet Mbewe.
According to Public Relations Officer (PRO) for LWEC, Walter Nyamilandu, the Church has over 1,000 members across the country.
He said LWEC commenced in 1999 by Prophet Mbewe upon being converted coming from Islam to Christianity.
“We commenced with few people nevertheless in 2015 the church membership commenced to grow as well as we moved to Malosa in Zomba before the item moved again to our current place,” Nyamilandu said.
The PRO said LWEC has Churches across the country as well as in South Africa.
He said the Church will be supporting additional vulnerable people in society to complete their education adding of which, “As we are talking, we have supported people who graduated as well as they are right now working.”