Meet Pastor Christ Penelope who farts on congregants to show ‘God’s power’. A South African pastor who farts on the heads of his congregation has claimed that he is merely demonstrating “God’s power”.
Pastor Christ Penelope of the SevenFold Holy Spirit Ministries in the South African province of Limpopo says his windy ritual helps his flock become wealthy. According to reports, some of his followers wait for months for their chance to be farted upon.
Pastor Christ Penelope of SevenFold Holy Spirit Ministries in Siyandini Village in Giyani, Limpopo, South Africa is known for farting on his congregants as a means of ‘healing’ and ‘blessing’ them.
He has created social media buzz for his unconventional way of “healing” his followers. Pastor Christ Penelope of SevenFold Holy Spirit Ministries in Siyandini Village in Giyani, Limpopo, South Africa is known for farting on his congregants as a means of “healing” and “blessing” them. Photos of him sitting on people’s faces is doing rounds on social media, with people claiming he farts on them. “I don’t fart on people -I heal people,” he said, according to The Daily Sun.
People claim that the air from his flatulence doesn’t stink but is holy, the outlet reports. The church has been flooded with visitors to witness the unorthodox pastor, in the wake of rumors, but Pastor said that the things people are saying are not true. “They hear things and believe them,” he mentioned.
He said that what he does “is not by flesh but by faith,” adding that when he sits or stands on his followers, they do not feel any pain as the Holy Spirit is in charge.
Two sources from the church, who wish to remain anonymous, revealed while others didn’t mind the unusual ways, they were not happy with it. A 30-year-old man shared he came to the church for prayers and not to be farted on. He thinks what the pastor is doing is not right and Penelope should ask God for “another way of healing people.”
Another 40-year-old woman said she stopped going to church as that was not what she signed up for as she needed prayers and not farts. Other pastors are condemning Penelope’s behavior and saying he shouldn’t be sitting on people, regardless of farting on them or not.
Pastor Jacob Sibiya from Kagiso told Daily Sun that God doesn’t say sit on people to heal them and pastors should practice what’s in the Bible and “not what they think is in there.”
Bishop Miso Mabunda from Meadowlands claims these “are exactly the deeds the Bible warned us against.” He said that when the end of the world is near, people would do things that will shock us and he advised people to make their ways right with the Lord.