South Africa is in shock after hearing that a pastor at Shepherd Bushiri’s church after he was shot dead while praying.
Apostle Eric Bhuka was shot dead as he was preparing for a Sunday service at a prayer mountain. Bhuka was a pastor at Shepherd Bushiri’s Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church.
Circumstances surrounding the shooting are not clear at the moment.
Shepherd Bushiri, who is now based in Malawi after fleeing from South Africa citing threats to his life and that of his wife, issued a statement on his Facebook page confirming Eric Bhuka’s untimely death.
“I am greatly pained and grieved to learn of the tragic shooting to death of Apostle Eric Bhuka, one of our ECG Pastors in South Africa.”
“What’s even troubling is that our Apostle was shot at the prayer mountains, where he went to pray, preparing for the Great Entrance this Sunday.”
“I celebrate you, Apostle Eric. You came, you preached, you won souls and, at your journey’s end.”
“You have gone back to where we will all return after finishing the mission of preaching Jesus Christ.”
Bushiri’s Facebook followers and members of the ECG church have been pouring in condolence messages for Eric Bhuka.