Prudence and Musa Kunene
Serving in Africa South on Global Deployment | Africa
New FSC for South Field
Musa grew up attending Ntondozi Church of the Nazarene in Swaziland (now eSwatini) and received Christ as Savior and Lord while in high school. From that time Musa sensed a call to preach the gospel. The Lord pressed upon him the need to proclaim the unsearchable riches of Christ. He served as local youth president for three years before answering the call. He attended Swaziland Nazarene Bible College (now SANU) where he served in the college Rally Team for a year and started pastoring in his second year. He pastored a church in the North district where he also served as District NYI President for 4 years and district CLT Director for 3 years. He also taught Bible Knowledge and History for 7 years at Endzingeni Naz High school before joining SANU as a part-time lecturer.
In 2003 Musa and Prudence moved to the UK, where Musa studied and pastored a local Church. He received an MA in Research Methodology from NTC Manchester as well as a PHD in New Testament from Manchester University. After a fruitful ministry in the UK, Musa and his family returned to eSwatini, after being asked by the 2015 District Assembly to come and serve as DS of Eswatini Central District. In July 2018 Rev. Dr. Kunene was assigned as the Field Strategy Coordinator for the Africa South Field.
Rev. Kunene has several degrees: ThB. (Canadian Nazarene College); MA Religion (Southern Nazarene University); MA Research Methodology (NTC Manchester); PhD New Testament (Manchester University).
Prudence grew up going to Emvembili Church of the Nazarene in eSwatini. She and Musa met in Nazarene Youth Holidays (NaYoHo) got married in September 1995 and have three beautiful daughters: Sinenkhosi (23), Phesheya (20), and Tiyandza (14). Sinenkhosi and Phesheya are in University in the UK while Tiyandza is in High School. Prudence currently teaches high school Maths and Science and will be joining Musa in full time missionary service in January of 2020.
Prudence enjoys watching football and playing badminton whilst Musa has a passion for music and football.
Going Where the Church is Not Yet
Today there are over 4.3 billion people who live in areas where there is little to no gospel witness. 4.3 billion people who have not heard the message of the gospel, who have never heard the name of Jesus. We believe that everyone deserves to hear. God continues to call the Church of the Nazarene to spread the message of the gospel, to preach holiness, and to bring good news to the poor all over the world. The task is enormous; far too big for anyone to do alone, but together we can go where the church is not yet and see people, communities, and nations transformed. Reaching these people begins with one step, a step of obedience and faithfulness that says yes to God’s call. Take your first step and start your journey toward serving in missions today.