Alistar Nyamarai Chibanda was born on the 2nd of November 1984 to a Zezuru mother and saMutoko father (Ramanura and Mariyana Chibanda) in Harare, Zimbabwe.
He had his secondary education at Mufakose 2 High and Nyatsime College before proceeding to the University of Zimbabwe, where he was trained as a Surveyor in the Engineering Department.
He met his wife Vimbiso who was at the time a student in High School. After a few years of courtship, they married in 2011 and have been married for more than 8 years with three children.
Lady Reverend Vimbiso Chibanda supports Prophet Alistar Chibanda Snr in his vision to win souls, plant churches, raise leaders and to deliver thousands who are oppressed by the devil. She speaks in women’s and young peoples’ conferences all over the world.
Vimbiso N. Chibanda has been involved in Christian ministry all of her adult life and has served alongside her husband, Prophet Alistar N. Chibanda Snr, throughout their entire marriage. As an insightful speaker, she draws heavily from her education and background in marketing and ministry.
In addition to raising two sons and one daughter, she serves as Executive Director of the Faith Women Ministry, a ministry arm of Liberation Faith Church International. She also speaks across the country on women’s roles in supporting their husbands, and she is in demand by women’s organizations throughout the nation as a celebrated speaker on issues concerning marriage and family. With echoes of her husband’s preaching style, Mrs. Rev. Vimbiso boldly challenges women to serve as blessings to their husbands and families.
Alistar N. Chibanda Snr is a Zimbabwean Minister based in Harare, Zimbabwe. He is the founder and Presiding Bishop of the Liberation Faith Churches International . He is also a prolific author, conference speaker, evangelist, apostle, prophet and theologian.
Prophet Alistar N. Chibanda Snr was ordained into the ministry in 2015 at the Winners Chapel, Harare, and consecrated as a Prophet in 2016, by the then Senior Pastor of Winners Chapel, Harare, Pastor Sunday Bolaji from Nigeria.
Prior to this ordination, Prophet Chibanda had been involved in church ministry since as a boy in High School. He grew up in ZAOGA FIF under the leadership of Archbishop Ezekiel H. Guti.
He had various visions of God and Jesus Christ with the first two hour vision of Jesus Christ he had on 1st of January 2004 at around 1am.
God has been with him from a tender age and notably in June 2012 the man of God fasted and prayed for 40 days and 40 nights only surving on water at the Prayer Inn, 5 Derby Road, Hillside Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. It is said on the 37th day of his fasting, Angels and Cherubims appeared in his room while his wife was by his side praying and received the message of faith and deliverance of God’s people.
He has has trained more than 200 pastors and 100 lay ministers worldwide whom he released to pioneer churches.
Radically involved in mission efforts, he has sent hundreds across Africa and has planted a number of Liberation Faith Churche.
He is founder of the renowned ministers forum called Apostles Forum that has shepherded ministers of the gospel and got involved in raising fire brand preachers.
He is also the founder of the Zimbabwe Ministers Mentorship Class and has been involved in building multiple establishments over the years.
One of the most notable features of Liberation Faith Church International is the rapid production of planting churches and cell groups in several cities and countries.
Prophet Alistar Chibanda founded the Liberation Faith Church International church in 2016. He has been in full time ministry since his second year at the University of Zimbabwe in 2008 when he planted his first church that was then called Repentance Ministries International.
He often states that God placed upon him the anointing to prophesy, to preach, to heal the sick and to teach, and that led him to begin holding meetings in a classroom at Mufakose 1 High School that accommodated just a handful of people in 2008. As attendance steadily increased, larger and larger halls had to be used. In 2013, the church crashed and started again as Christ Life International in Glen View 8 Makomva, Harare but later relaunched as Liberation Faith Church on the 9th of October in 2016 after the Prophet had a three hour vision with the Lord Jesus Christ in his Waterfalls Prayer room. This was the time the man of God had just come from meeting the Presiding Bishop of Winners Chapel, Bishop David O. Oyedepo and his son Pastor Isaac Oyedepo in Johannesburg South Africa.
However the congregation grew until finally, in 2018, the church started meeting every Sunday morning in a large Hall at Budiriro 2 Shopping Center, Harare. Currently, attendance at his meetings have exceeded the capacity of this huge hall.
Over the years Alistar N. Chibanda’ also indoctrinated and inspired many of his members to become missionaries, pastors and workers to help build the denomination into an internationally reputable ministry.
Liberation Faith Church International grew from the humble beginnings of meetings in a small classroom, there has certainly been astounding growth that continues to spread.
Alistar Chibanda has since planted over 10 churches in different countries. The
Liberation Faith Church International denomination is in the process of acquiring land to build its international headquarters in Zimbabwe.
The Prophet’s vision to encourage as many of his members as possible to work for his church is reflected today in the many camps he holds across the world.
These camps have seen the birth of many “pastors”, who made several sacrifices including giving up their jobs and livelihood and relocating themselves to different countries to start branches of LFCI. Alistar Chibanda Snr records the messages preaches and offers them for free in various media platforms.
Alistar N. Chibanda Snr and the Liberation Faith Church are heavily involved in the raising, training, sending and supporting of missionaries to all corners of the world.
Alistar Chibanda Snr is marked by his strong emphasis on church planting and the spread of the Christian gospel through the sacrifice of Christians and obedience to God by ordinary men.
As well as being the head of a fast growing denomination, Alistar Chibanda is also one of the best-selling authors in the Christian world today.
He has written more than 40 books on several topics that are relevant especially for personal spiritual growth, faith and success in the ministry.
His style of writing is notably simple and understandable, with a wealth of scriptures.
The books include titles such as Destroying Financial Hardship, Faith For Exploits, Vision, Faith That Works, The Ever Winning Christian, How To Walk By Faith, The Overcoming Life, The Fight of Faith, The Power of Bible Faith, The Right Way of Giving, Winning By Faith and his latest book The Power of Desire.
His writings are in English, and have been made accessible to millions of people worldwide through the internet. His works have been patronised by several church leaders of other denominations who claim to have tangibly benefited from key biblical insights in the books. The most popular of the books so far has been Vision, The Ever Winning Christian and Destroying Financial Hardship.
Alistar N. Chibanda is acknowledged in the Christian World as an evangelist, prophet, teacher and a highly respected minister of the Gospel. He has invitations to preach in several churches, ministries and organisations (both religious and secular), nationally and internationally.
Alistar Chibanda Snr has said that he views conferences and conventions as part of the work the Lord has called him to do; freely sharing in a down to earth manner, the messages the Lord has laid on his heart. Many pastors, ministers of the Gospel, leaders, church workers and diverse congregations are thus encouraged and strengthened to continue in what he refers to as “the work of the ministry and the fight of faith”.
He holds annual international conferences dubbed “Winning Faith Convention” conferences, in the UK, South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. These were formerly known as the “Bible Faith Conferences”. These conferences bring together hundreds of pastors, ministers, church leaders, church members and workers from various denominations, all around the globe, whose participation often births fresh hope, new visions, revivals and higher levels of ministry.
Alistar Chibanda Snr has also spoken at conferences including the Greater Grace Conference and the Charismatic World Fellowship conferences.
He was this year re-elected to be the executive chairman and president of the Mentorship and Apostles Forum Zimbabwe.
Additionally he founded a bible school — The Liberation Faith Bible Seminary, to train men and women in the practical work of the ministry. The LFBS Bible School is a full-time Bible Seminary with several hundreds of students worldwide, aimed at raising other ministers in the doctrines and practices of Prophet Chibanda and LFCI.
Prophet Alistar Chibanda Ministry’ also target the farthest and unreached parts of the world with the Gospel and Humanitarian Charity work. The speeches by Alistar Chibanda at these outreaches is accompanied by the healing of various diseases and health challenges through the prayers of Prophet Chibanda.
Prophet Chibanda’s Prophetic & Deliverance Outreaches has got many people and witnesses who claim to have witnessed the blind seeing, the deaf hearing, the dumb speaking and the disabled walking and HIV/AIDS, cancer, and diabetic patients being healed.
The man of God has released a prophetic message for the people of Zimbabwe, “Thus says the Lord, As Israel my first born was afflicted by the task masters of Pharaoh in Egypt and got delivered by the hand of a Prophet, I will also deliver my people in Zimbabwe by the hand of a Prophet and give her a new young leader that fears the Lord and do His pleasure. This thing will happen soon and all nations shall gather in Zimbabwe to trade with her and to celebrate her success. I the Lord will hasten it in this time and era!”
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