TB Joshua Ministries in Lagos, Nigeria has raised a lot of eyebrows in South Africa.
(Also read our article: TB Joshua Church Collapse: 'The Devil is at Work Here')
Citing sabotage and spiritual deviance, the Synagogue Church of All Nations run by TB Joshua has rejected the findings of an inquest holding it responsible for a building collapse that killed 81 South Africans.
A Nigerian coroner ruled that the church must be investigated and prosecuted for the negligence. But their spokesperson Bally Chuene denied responsibility, saying that "the devil is at work", from a spiritual perspective.
Leading off of this response - which has put spiritual visions and other claims of paranormal activity in the spotlight - 702 and CapeTalk presenter Redi Tlhabi opened her lines for listeners and experts to share their own experiences.
Below are some of the responses she received... (Scroll down for the audio)
@RediTlhabi let us remember faith does not replace common sense or the use of our brains— Clive J. Pillay (@IOXYEservant) July 10, 2015
@RediTlhabi visions are much like dreams, they are hard to prove. They can be "created" or manipulated to suit any situation.— sam mashiloane (@sam_mashiloane) July 10, 2015
@RediTlhabi Spiritual argument is used bcz the church doesn't have legal arguments to back their story.— Tiisetso Nkalai (@TiisetsoNkalai) July 10, 2015
@RediTlhabi TBJOSHUA. The church is being disingenuous and making a mockery of Christianity. I am a Christian too, but they are ridiculous.— Cape to Jozi (@ZengFuey) July 10, 2015
Your caller predicted Princess Diana death...we must ask him about Zuma @RediTlhabi— Kabelo_Tumelo (@kabasa_tumelo99) July 10, 2015
@RediTlhabi what if u have 'visions' but are not religious or dont believe in ancestors?— Ledile (@Lee_NK_12) July 10, 2015
Listen to the interesting conversation from The Redi Tlhabi Show:
This article first appeared on 702 : TB Joshua Church response highlights plausibility of spiritual intelligence