By Tendai Guvamombe (Writer)

The Minister of Tourism for Israel and the Mayor for Jerusalem has honoured Zimbabwean church leader, Apostle Biggy Mutawu of Goshen Jerusalem Apostolic Church following a trip to Israel and Palestine to pray for peace between the two (2) nations that are currently at war.

Apostle Mutawu is the current Vice President of The African Christian Council International(ACCI) responsible for the African Continent.

Pilgrimage Certificate Conferred to Apostle Biggy Mutawu of Goshen Jerusalem Apostolic Church by Israel Minister of Tourism and Mayor of Jerusalem

The last time, Apostle  Mutawu visited Israel was in 2017 and did not receive any recognition. This time around he was conferred with a certificate, in honour of the efforts he made in seeking peace between the two (2) hostile nations.

The certificate bears the signature of Israel’s Minister of Tourism, Honourable Haim Katz and the Mayor of Jerusalem Moshe Lion.

Apostle Mutawu in the Holy City of Jerusalem

Apostle Mutawu and his 12 Member Delegation were given access to the most sacred Holy Places of Israel. They also proceeded to Palestine where they were escorted by officials to the boarder in a convoy.

At the boarder, they were welcomed by Palestine Officials who led them to their Holy Places and Shrines.

“I am grateful that both Governments of Israel and Palestine welcomed us at their home countries. They both acknowledged our presence in their home countries. We went there to preach and pray for peace to prevail between Israel and Palestine.”

“We also prayed for peace in our country. There is nothing that we can achieve without peace. So we continue to pray for peace across the globe, ” said Apostle Mutawu.

Apostle Mutawu welcomed at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport

Apostle Mutawu was also joined by Apostle Yusuf, a local church leader who expressed delight in the journey to Israel.

“We had a great time as we prayed for peace to prevail between Israel and Palestine. As Christians it is our role to pray for peace during war times,” she said.