† Elder Mandla Ngobeni
The “United Apostolic Faith Church (UAFC)”, denomination was founded at a time of the new Pentecostal awakening in the early 20th century. The life and ministry of Pastor James Brooke is another mighty witness to the Pentecostal experience and the restoration of the Apostolic gifts to the body of Christ in the twentieth century.
Apostle Klaas Molekwa has a tremendous passion for God’s Word, coupled with a love for God’s people. He is gifted by the Holy Spirit in the area of teaching and preaching. His vision is uncompromisingly clear, with one central principle: to build, develop and advance the kingdom of God. Apostle Molekwa has travelled Africa, Europe, North America and the USA, proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He is a graduate of Rhema Bible School. Apostle Molekwa is the Executive Church Council member of United Apostolic Faith Church South African Region and the Leader of the Central Region Presbytery.
Dr Sipho Mahlangu together with his wife, Nthabiseng, are the Lead Pastors of UAFC HOPE to You Church in Dube, Soweto. They are blessed with three kids, Ndumiso (girl), Awande (girl) and Othandwa (boy).
Dr Sipho holds a PhD from the University of South Africa (UNISA). He is also a graduate of UNISA School of Business Leadership (SBL), where he obtained his MBA on Corporate Governance and Ethics. In addition, Dr Mahlangu has received a Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Professional Management from UNISA SBL. Dr Sipho also studied Bachelor of Science, Diploma in Civil Engineering, Advanced Diploma in Professional Management Development, and a Diploma in Ministerial Theology from the Bethel Bible College.
Dr Sipho is the General Treasurer of the United Apostolic Faith Church South Africa Region, the President of the Soweto Ministers Fraternal and the founder of Joyous Radio a Christian Radio Station based in Soweto, Johannesburg. He also serves as a Board Member of various organisations.
He is an Executive Chairman of ProSelVer Group a civil and electrical engineering construction company in South Africa. As a results driven executive with a strong track record in development and leading high-performance teams,Dr Sipho has consistently demonstrated the ability to translate strategic initiatives into scalable and commercially successful client solutions, producing sustained revenue and profit growth. Dr Sipho and Nthabiseng took Christ literally when He said in Mark 16:15, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.” They both are READY to spread the Word of GOD, heal the sick by the Power of the Holy Spirit, help and encourage others.Their mission is a God-birthed passion to bring people into a vital saving relationship with Jesus Christ.
Nthabiseng Mahlangu is the Lead Pastor at UAFC HOPE to You Church. She holds a Diploma in Electrical Engineering – Heavy Current from the then Pretoria Technikon; and a Diploma in Project Management from Unisa School of Business Leadership. She also completed her Post-Graduate Diploma in Project Management from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal and a Masters in Commerce (Leadership and Management) at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal. Nthabiseng also holds a Diploma in Ministerial Theology from the Bethel Bible College.
Nthabiseng started her career as the first black-female intern for MetroRail in 1998 and was later appointed into a permanent position. She was moved to Transnet as an Engineering Technician. Then years later she was head-hunted by Eskom Transmission as a Project Leader for building Sub-Stations where she worked for 9 years.
Nthabiseng assisted her husband, Sipho, to start their present company ProSelVer Group where she is the Chief Executive Officer. They have built this up into a highly successful company where they focus on construction contracts in the energy and property development sectors.
Nthabiseng was one of the 42 women selected from the 195 countries in the world to be part of Vital Voices Grow Fellowship. She graduated as a Vital Voices Alumni. Vital Voices Grow Fellowship is a leading global accelerator program for women owners of small and medium sized businesses, a program founded by Hillary Clinton. She has also been selected to be on the Cherrie Blair mentoring platform.
Nthabiseng and her family enjoys to travel and make memories around the world. Both Nthabiseng and Sipho are trained and ordained Pastors at the United Apostolic Faith Church Southern Africa Region.