A quick reminder not to dare God as South African pastor
dies following 30 days fasting.
Late pastor Alfred Ndlovu reportedly died of malnutrition following a dry fasting that lasted for 30 days. The
pastor met his end as he embarked on the journey of no food-no-water to
Christ’s 40 days and 40 nights fasting.
Alfred Ndlovu allegedly left home for the spiritual journey on 17 June.
Just like Jesus, Ndlovu left the things of the world behind him and
focused on God as he took to the bush to conduct prayers.
came as a shock to his family, church members and the community at
large. The middle aged man was largely known as a very spiritual person
with a faith that could move mountains.
A close relative
lamented: “He was a very spiritual man. Its unfortunate he had to die
this way. After a month we got the sad news of his death.”
“Pastor was a healthy and religious old man who did not even look his age.”
the record breaker couldn’t live up to Jesus standard as he gave up the
ghost after just a month. There was no history of illness in his life
and he was as healthy as a horse when he left for the spiritual journey. His
dead body was discovered by a stranger as he was all alone in the
wilderness. The stranger then alerted the police who informed his family
As South African pastor dies following 30 days
fasting in an attempt to equal or probably surpass Jesus Christ’s record
of 40 days and 40 nights fasting, I can’t help but wonder; Was Jesus
setting a record when he fasted and prayed in the wilderness?