Draft:Isaiah Brian Sovi

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Isaiah Brian Sovi
Born
Brian Kayombo Sovi

NationalityZambian
OccupationMinistry founder, televangelist, businessman

Isaiah Brian Sovi (formerly known as Brian Kayombo Sovi ,[1] born in March in the 90s) is the founder of Imperial City Church, a Pentecostal ministry in South [2].[1][3] The church was founded in 2015.

Described as "controversial bling bling ‘pastor-preneur"[4], Isaiah Brian Sovi is mentored by multimillionaire businessman and leader of Good News Church in UK, Prophet Uebert Angel.Angel has other Spiritual sons including but not limited to Africa based Romeo Marom, Bulgaria based miracle worker Maksim Asenov, leader of Enlightened Christian Gathering ,Shepherd Bushiri[5],and South African based Apostle Miz Tancred.

He is also the founder of a company called IBS Holdings which has divisions comprising IBS Cargo and IBS Mentorship .[6]

Life and career[edit]

Born in a family of four from Brian and Magdalene, Sovi was born and grew up in Kitwe[7] Zambia[8] completed grade twelve at Kitwe Boys secondary school[9] in 2010.

Three years later, Sovi enrolled at Cavendish University [10]to pursue a degree in law, but did not complete his studies, as he went into full time ministry.

Business activities[edit]

Sovi is the founder of IBS holdings also as a businessman he has authored a book titled "Biblical Forex Trading" .[11] He is also the founder of a company called IBS Holdings which has divisions comprising IBS Cargo and IBS Mentorship[6]

Controversy[edit]

Isaiah Brian Sovi was credited with a controversial resurrection miracle that took place in Limpopo[12], South Africa[13].They claim to have done this through application of Sovi's annointing oil.[14] Sovi has also been known by making charms appear during his services ,the claims state that these charms will be tormenting his congregants[15] Nevertheless, due to claims of unproven miracles,money laundering and operating illegally, Botswana temporarily banned him from entering the country[16] He is currently free to enter the country at will.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b CHISHA, CHRISTINE (30 October 2016). "Sovi: Clergy with promise". Zambia Daily Mail Limited.
  2. ^ Chitando, Ezra; et al. Prophets, Profits and the Bible in Zimbabwe (pdf). p. 16.
  3. ^ Kangwa, Jonathan. "The role of the theology of retribution in the growth of Pentecostal-Charismatic churches in Africa". Verbum et Ecclesia. 37 (1): 8. doi:10.4102/ve.v37i1.1542. Retrieved 17 November 2016.
  4. ^ Reporter, Sun (3 November 2017). "Celebrity pastor Sovi, kicked out of Botswana". The Midweek Sun. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Shepherd Bushiri", Wikipedia, 1 March 2019, retrieved 18 March 2019
  6. ^ a b "Sovi: Clergy with promise".
  7. ^ "Kitwe", Wikipedia, 6 March 2019, retrieved 18 March 2019
  8. ^ "Zambia", Wikipedia, 13 March 2019, retrieved 18 March 2019
  9. ^ "Kitwe Boys Secondary School", Wikipedia, 31 December 2018, retrieved 18 March 2019
  10. ^ "Cavendish University Zambia", Wikipedia, 2 January 2019, retrieved 18 March 2019
  11. ^ "Biblical Forex Trading Guide: Ecclesiastes 11:1 - Invest your money in foreign trade, and one of these days you will make a profit Kindle Edition". 10 November 2016.
  12. ^ "Limpopo", Wikipedia, 16 March 2019, retrieved 18 March 2019
  13. ^ "South Africa", Wikipedia, 2 March 2019, retrieved 18 March 2019
  14. ^ admin (21 December 2016). "ZAMBIAN PROPHET RESURRECTS BOY FROM THE DEAD". The Zambian Observer. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  15. ^ "Shock as Charm appears Live at Prophet's Service". Bulawayo24 News. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  16. ^ "Celebrity pastor Sovi, kicked out of Botswana". The Midweek Sun. 3 November 2017.
  17. ^ "Botswana President clears controversial Prophet". Bulawayo 24. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 20 December 2018.