A member of the senior management team of Hewlett-Packard South Africa until December 1997, John entered the full-time ministry as Ministry leader, Pastor and Christian Educator in January 1998.
After serving faithfully as members and senior leaders in their local church for 19 years, John and his wife Sharon went on to become founders and Senior Pastor’s of Heritage of Faith Churches in Johannesburg and Witbank, South Africa.
John and Sharon have been married for 31 years and have a dynamic ministry to encourage, restore and increase joy in relationships.
John is also the founder of Heritage of Faith Bible Institute and Leadership Academy, and Heritage School of Ministry, of which there are now over 20 schools around South Africa and United States of America.
He is also the founder of Heritage Institute of Commerce, providing curriculum and DVD based learning for Christians in business.
John has always been passionate and active in educating believers on enjoying God, how to successfully live your faith in Business and life, personal financial improvement and how to enjoy God’s best in relationships.
A commitment is an engagement that restricts your freedom of action.
Family is probably the biggest decision any young couple can engage upon as it is a life long commitment to all these family traits we are discussing.
To say I do takes courage because it is for the greater part unexplored territory by two people who have previously never been there.
The role of parents is probably more important than any other ever created because this role was in God as part of His eternal nature. Having said this I wish to focus on the role of the father.
As a young man I married very early, but the baby boomer era was just that, you marry and have children. It was like I lived in a different world.
I remember my words at my wedding because they ring in my ears; “I will be successful in my marriage to this beautiful woman because we are committed.” I had no idea of the above definition at the time, but I understood my own heart. Having grown up without any formal religious training I had no idea of covenant, but God had other plans.