Johannes was born in Vosloorus in the city of Johannesburg and is 63 years of age. Most of his family are still resident there. Johannes is married to Margarette. The Lord has blessed them with 6 children, 3 girls and 3 boys.. He grew up in a Christian home and it was in an evangelical tent crusade in April 1980 that he heard the Gospel preached and gave his life to Christ..
He planted the church in Vosloorus. Johannes is humble and gentle and has dedicated himself to serve his local Church and community on a full time basis. The church has a membership of 30 adults and uses a school hall for their Sunday services. During the week they meet as Home Cells in their homes Apart from Home Cells the Church also has Children’s, Youth, Women’s and men’s ministries. Johannes is part of the Leader Network based in Johannesburg. There are 9 pastors in this team and they gather together each month to pray together and plan joint activities.
The church is situated in a township called Vosloorus. Voloorus is one of the large townships that have developed alongside Johannesburg and its mining industry . Many have come from the rural areas, seeking a better life for their families and have made this home. It has a mixture of Zulu, Sotho and some Xhosa people people and is quite cosmopolitan.
His vision is to make disciples that will serve according to their gifts and calling. His gifts are teaching, pastoral care and healing through prayer ministry.