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Faculty Members

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Faculty Members


Jean Guthrie

Jean Guthrie - Founder Jean Guthrie Beauty Care

Jean Guthrie is the founder of Jean Guthrie Beauty Care. The Company was launched in South Africa in 1980 and today markets a range of prestige Cosmetics and Fine Fragrances internationally.

Jean Guthrie Beauty Care is a Direct Selling Company founded on Christian principles and distributes its products through Independent Consultants who operate their own business under the Jean Guthrie umbrella. Her extremely motivated and well trained direct selling force continues to expand and her product, which is highly sought after, is researched and developed to the highest international standards.

Jean trained in Paris and held the position of Chairman of the Direct Selling Educational Foundation and Director of the DSA from 2000 - 2007. Jean was selected as a finalist in the business category of South Africa's Woman of '97. She is also featured in the Mail & Guardian 2006 Y’ello Book, a Who's Who of leading South African Woman. In 2007, Jean was selected as one of three finalists in the Consumer Business Category of CEO's "SA's Most Influential Woman in Business & Government Awards"

As a committed Christian, Jean's objective is to reach women with the message of both Inner and Outer Beauty.

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Apostle Pearl Kupe

Lawyer,International Consultant ,Speaker & TV Host

Apostle Pearl Kupe is an emboldened and passionate motivational speaker who speaks at many local, regional and international conferences. She believes in empowering both men and women by challenging them to seek their purpose and encouraging them to fulfill it.

Pearl is also Director of Africa Women leadership Programme, AFRICA BOARD and AFRICA LEAD programmes that promotes the development of African women and provides a platform for the appointments to executive postions.

She is currently employed as an International consultant & Speaker and consults with national governments and international organisations. Her areas of expertise include: International consultant in the following areas: Legal matters Labour law and conflict management/dispute resolution Social dialogue Transformative education Transformational leadership Communication & Media issues Gender & Human Rights issues HR Business Coach & Re-engineering businesses

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Mrs Patience Mlengana

Conference Speaker & Women Empowerment Leader,Founder, Patience Mlengana Ministries

Patience Mlengana is a notable entrepreneur, teacher, author, inspirational figure, woman of great faith. Patience’s commitment to helping others is evident through her lifestyle of service. She founded Patience Mlengana Ministries to alleviate the plight and suffering of the less fortunate in our society. She frequently hosts prayer and Bible Study meetings, retreats, workshops, and other events to empower women to develop in the love of God.

A minister of the Gospel, a sought after public speaker, with invitations to address conferences in Africa, America and Europe. Patience is Head of Patience Holdings, which specializes in Construction & Development and is a director of Regro Technologies and Green Connect, companies in the telecoms sector.

With a Master’s degree in Library and information science, Patience has a heart for education. Above all her accomplishments, she considers supporting her husband and raising godly children her primary purpose. As a mother of three, she firmly believes the best way to raise successful children is to be an active role model who demonstrates the love of God.

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Dr Maxwell Holland

Founder and senior Pastor of Kingdom Life Embassy, kingdom visionary leader, Life Coach and Mentor

Dr Maxwell Holland is known for his passionate commitment and tenacity in fulfilling the will of God for the next generation. Dr Max teachings and messages-and his very being- are fuelled by his desire to see Kingdom dominion established in every sphere of life and advancing the Kingdom of God. Dr Maxwell Holland studied at Rhema Bible School South Africa and served in Leadership structure. He then felt the call of God upon his life with his wife to start a church and in 2005 launched the ministry in a double garage at his home where God established Kingdom Life Embassy, now based in the Ruimsig area.

Due to his unwavering passion for sustainable, mindset transformation and vision to see the communities of our nation, and beyond, changed he established the 4Change Foundation in 2007. This organization is designed to engage with underprivileged communities through programs that are geared to produce a sustainable change. Over the past 6 years the organization has reached thousands of learners and is currently reaching 10 000 learners per annum.

With zeal for entrepreneurship and empowerment and as an astute businessman, Dr Holland founded the 4Change Group which currently houses 8 businesses under its banner. In 2012 he became an affiliate with the Joseph Business School and launched it in Johannesburg South Africa. He is also a partner of the International Third World Leaders Association (ITWLA) which was established by Dr Myles Munroe. All this is part of the greater strategy to uproot and eradicate poverty.

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Pastor Zena Holland

(Co-Senior Pastor, Kingdom Life Embassy

Pastor Zena Holland is one of the most inspirational and influencial women in her generation. Her passionate pursuit of God and His Kingdom has set her as a pioneer to women across the globe.

She stands along side her husband, Dr. Maxwell Holland as the Co-senior Pastor of Kingdom Life Embassy. She has been married to Dr. Holland for 32 years, with two children and her eldest son has been married for 7 years.

Pastor Zena is a director in the 4Change Foundation, an organisation that has been reaching 10 000 high school learners every year for the past 8 years. She is also an established business owner, is known to host international events and conferences of the highest quality and excellence while overseeing a highly successful womens and couples ministry. She is a part of the John Maxwell Team and is internationally recognized as a certified coach and partner. Her desire is to see every individual reconciled to God and His plan and purpose for their lives in order for His Kingdom to be advanced in the earth.

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Thami Ngubeni

Sacred Space Host on Metro FM

Winner of 'Best TV Talkshow' for 'Life With Thami' at the 2014 SA Film and TV Awards, Thami Ngubeni is both Creative and Executive in the media industry. She has spent over 15 years in Tv, print, radio and communication, integrating her business acumen with her public on-screen work and spiritual core. Thami enjoys the priviledge of being one of the first few broadcasters to simultaneously be on two national radio stations, hosting the news and current affairs Talkshow on 2000fm and 'The Sacred Space' on Metro FM.

Thami is the former Editor of O, the Oprah Magazine SA and has had columns in various popular magazines including Destiny and True Love. She co-published her highly acclaimed book 'My Sacred Spaces' with Penguin Books and has contributed to the books 'The Power Within ' and Thembisa MShaka's, 'Handle Your Entertainment Business'. Interview highlights include Deepak Chopra, Iyanla Vanzant, Bishop Noel Jones and Neale Donald Walsch. Thami has judged the Int Emmy Awards, The BET Int Music Awards, The Miss SA Pagaent, The SA Music Awards and the National Film and Video Foundation Awards.A sought after Speaker, she has addressed and inspired youth, businesspeople, spiritualists and politicians on topics that provide insight on 'Connecting to your Purpose' and 'Authentic Leadership'.

She has been Host for live Tv broadcasts like the African Movie Academy Awards, The Crown Gospel Awards and The National Film and TV Awards as well as various Official State functions. As an actress she has had leading roles in internationally broadcast series like medical drama Jozi H, Generations, Known-Gods and The film Critical Assignment, with 'Michael Power'. She has hosted travel and lifestyle shows like 'Free Spirit', 'Africa Within' and 'Top Billing' .Thami conducts her social entrepreneurship and philanthropy through the Thami Ngubeni Foundation, 'The Hand That Gives' and TEEMMP, the Entrepreneurial, Entertainment and Media Mentorship Program.

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Dr Murishe Ledwaba

Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Dr Ledwaba is an Ordained Pastor under Dr Bill Winston Ministries(USA), Speaker at different Women Conferences – Teaching about Women’s Health and Divine healing -- Empowering women on standing in the gap for their children and families.

She is involved with counselling women one on one on different challenging issues( especially after miscarriages or pregnancy loss, barrenness, rebellious children & gender equity issues. She has featured on television talk shows on Women's Health issues.

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Mrs Mpolai Emily Zim

Founder and Chairperson, Women Be Adorned Ministries

Mrs Mpolai Emily Zim was born in the Free State. Her passion on balance and health was enhanced by her post matric studies; Diploma in General Nursing and Diploma in Midwifery. She has in her career as a professional nurse, worked in several provinces including Free State, Noth West and Gauteng.

She holds several Directorship Positions with the following Companies: Zim holdings Pty (Ltd) Chairperson of Zim Family Trust Fund Foundation Atisa Group (Pty) Ltd Founder and Chairperson of Women Be Adorned (NGO) with the purpose of empowering women of all ages. Mpolai has been married to Polelo Zim for 30 years and are blessed with three children. She is a member of Rhema Church Randburg. She received the Lord as a young person and has since adhered to the call of her Master. She is passionate about families and is anointed and graced with positioning men and women to operate passionately in their God ordained positions to the Glory of God. She has ministered at several conferences internationally and locally and mentored men and women of God across the globe.

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Mrs Christine Blumstein

Director, Kenneth Copeland Ministries, Africa

Christine Blumstein is an International Executive Director of Kenneth Copeland Ministries and Managing Director of Kenneth Copeland Ministries Africa, overseeing South and Sub- Sahara Africa. She is an ordained Minister of Eagle Mountain Ministries Fort Worth, Texas.

She is an international speaker and motivates people to fulfill their destiny based on Biblical principles. Prominent business men/women in Africa have given her permission to speak into their lives; therefore she is a mentor. Christine preaches the truth and freedom she has found in God, sharing honest, straightforward messages about how the Word of God has taken her from a life of failure and defeat to a life of victory.

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Apostle Gift Uwubanmwen

Founder, Jesus Women International and Author, Total Woman

Gift Uwubanmwen, is a seasoned man of God armed with a great revelation and insight into God's word. His deep insight on the subject of ‘The Grace of Jesus Christ’, ‘The Person of Jesus Christ’ and ‘The Power of the Holy Spirit’, has made him a widely sought after speaker at conferences and seminars globally. He features regularly on Kingdom Life Network TV with Dr Abel Damina of Power City International, Uyo Nigeria.

An insightful teacher and author, he is the Senior Pastor of ThroneLife Assembly. He teaches passionately on the subject of God’s Grace, as his greatest heart desire is to see individuals and the world at large embrace the real ‘Truth’ of God’s word in its simplicity and not in the twisted concocted philosophies of men. He is the President/founder of Jesus Women International, a forum where God uses him to empower women, through deep teachings in the word, to re-discover, recognise and identify their true worth right within the pages of the Bible. As such they are positioned to re-invent themselves; this he has done successfully well with his best selling book titled, ‘Total Woman’.

Also, President/founder of Value Creation International, an organisation he founded to fuel and advance leadership development and training. “The Future is influenced by equipping people to live their best tomorrow regardless of all their yesterdays,” he advocates as President of MASTERS INSTITUTE, a college which teaches time-tested principles of personal value, business, and leadership development to individuals from all works of life. He is married to Ronke, who pastors with him, and they live in Johannesburg, South Africa with their children. He is a Father, Mentor and Coach.


Pastor Tim Grage

Senior Pastor, City of Zion

Pastor Tim Grage senior pastor of the City of Zion with headquarters located in Johannesburg, South Africa, is a prolific, prophetic voice to his generation. With a grace to teach the Word of God in such simple yet profound ways, to hear Pastor Tim is to encounter God in depth and experience.

A conference speaker, leadership coach and lifestyle specialist, pastor Tim focuses on self awareness and identity revitalization. As a life coach to many top level executives, his expertise in total life balance with his personally developed easy to use life plan makes him a preferred coach of choice.

He also runs Tango and Tim a time out specifically targeted to cater for the married and soon to be married couples. He is married to Pastor Kemi Grage,his friend for over 20years and wife of 13years. They are blessed with kids.

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Dr Lawrence Chauke

Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Dr L Chauke, MBCHB (UCT), Dip HIV Man (SA), FCOG (SA), Mmed (O &G)(UP), CFM (SA), MSc (Clin Res)(Liverpool)

Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with a superspeciality in Maternal and Fetal Medicine. Has spent time in public sector as a Consultant and Assessor for the Savings Mothers initiative of the South African Government in addition of lecturing at the University of Pretoria. Currently in private but retained part time lecturing post at UP. Core interest is women's health, empowerment, public health and teaching in addition to his Maternal and Fetal Medicine speciality. Dr Chauke is a member of International Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (ISGE), American Association of Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (WALS), among others. He has given numerous talks in Obstetrics and gynaecology conferences, involved in collaborative research internationally and contributed chapters in medical textbooks.

He is a member of AFM church of South Africa. He has had ministry training initially from His People Bible Church while at UCT and subsequently did a BTh with Auckland Park Theological Seminary. He has been involved in ministry for a period not less than 20 years. Over the last 5 years his focus have changed and feel strongly about equipping the church to cope with the 21st century challenges and to remain a prophetic voice in a world full of confusing voices. He speaks in conferences , church meetings and other social platforms that provide an opportunity for us to witness about Christ without threatening the unchurched and the churched who are not saved. He is very much committed to his home church in Limpopo where he has been working with the leadership in training a church that is relevant to the 21st century atmosphere. He is married to a pharmacist Sister Confidence and they have 2 children together. They all love God in their individual capacities. He believes that God gives us families who have purposes unique to them and our role is not to mould them into our vision but to be a catalyst for them to develop into what God intended for them to be.


Paul Nyamuda

Psychologist,Executive Coach and Motivational Speaker

Paul Nyamuda is known widely as an expert in leadership and social intelligence. With a Master of Commerce in Research Psychology, he has researched extensively on the subject of leadership development and personal success. His passion is unlocking greatness in individuals, teams and organisations.   Since 2000 his work has focused on executive coaching and leadership development from CEO level to middle management. Blue Chip companies, leading banks, NPO’s, Government departments, churches and large multinationals have benefited from his distinct brand of humour, intensity and intellectual insight.

Paul has spoken on leadership and related issues in South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia, DR Congo, Kenya, Egypt, UK and the USA. Coupled with this Paul has authored a number of books on Leadership, including Team leadership, Business God’s Way, Crafted Conversations, The 12 Ds of World Class Leadership and Unlocking Your Greatness.  Paul has also authored Conversing; building a healthy marriage one conversation at a time. He has also spoken on national radio and TV on leadership issues. .

Academically he is an associate lecturer at leading business schools locally and internationally, namely GIBS (The Gordon Institute of Business Sciences), and Duke University CE.

Since 2000 Paul has planted and led a number of churches. He currently serves as the Senior Pastor of Go Christian Church in Centurion. Paul is married to Tracy and they have three sons, Samuel, Jaedyn and Daniel.

For more information on Paul Nyamuda you can visit .www.paulnyamuda.com