President and founder of Charismatic Renewal Ministries International (CRMI) Mark Kambalazaza was on October 24 2015 consecrated Archbishop of Apostolic Pentecostal Congress (APC) at Manchester Cathedral in the United Kingdom (UK).
Speaking on arrival at Chileka Airport in Blantyre on Monday, Kambalazaza said time has come for Pentecostal and Charismatic church members to be organised.
“The Apostolic Pentecostal Congress is a Pentecostal Christian college of bishops from across the world that believes in apostolic succession from Christ. The vision of APC is building Bible-focused Christianity with the objectives of fostering apostolic order with authentic and verifiable spiritual lineage,” said Kambalazaza.
In his new role, Kambalazaza, who is also the head of the church in Southern Africa Development Community (Sadc) region, will help to develop charismatic and Pentecostal churches in the country.
According to Kambalazaza, APC seeks to bring order in the church by emphasising on teaching biblical doctrine across the Pentecostal movement in the world.
APC chairperson in the southern region, Bishop Peter Kabena, said Kambalazaza, who is the current APC president southern African, after joining the grouping of bishops in 2008 in the UK, has brought unity among southern and western countries. n