A quick reminder not to dare God, after a popular South African pastor dies following 30 days fasting in a bid to break Jesus Christ’s record.
In a determined bid to break the record set by
Jesus Christ of Nazareth, a 44-year-old popular
South African pastor, Alfred Ndlovu, has died of
malnutrition following a dry fasting that lasted for
According to Buzz South Africa, the cleric left home
on June 17 for a nearby bush to have prayers just
like Jesus did in an attempt to equal or break Jesus
Christ’s record of fasting for 40 days, but died just a
month despite having no history of illness.
It was learnt that the pastor was alone in the
wilderness and his body was found by a stranger
who then called on his family, congragation and
He was known by his family and community at
large as a very spiritual person whose faith could
move mountains and his death surprised everyone,
even church members.
A close relative said:
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.”