Lecture Series

The Research Programme on Religious Communities and Sustainable Development at Humboldt University Berlin was delighted to host this year’s Lecture Series on African Independent and Pentecostal Approaches to Theology and Development as part of the International Conference: Religious Communities and Sustainable Development - Points of Departure for a Post-2030 Development Agenda.

We were privileged to have the following renowned church leaders from South Africa and Ghana, who gave keynote lectures in the conference from 08 to 10 June 2021:

Rev. Titus Mookeletsi, Lutheran Bapedi Church, South Africa

“The Lutheran Bapedi Church – Decolonial developments since 1890”
Tue 08.06.2021 I 17:00 – 18:00 (CET)

I am the general secretary of Lutheran Bapedi Church. I am also a Reverend responsible for Parish of Salvation.

  • Rev. Titus Mookeletsi

Pastor Victoria Oppong-Boateng, Women's Group Leader of the Victory Bible
Church International – Family Sanctuary in Ghana

“Women Leadership in Ghanaian Pentecostal Church”
Wed 09.06.2021 I 17:00 – 18:00 (CET)

  • Pastor Victoria Oppong-Boateng

Apostle Siboniso Ngobese, Gilgal Bible Church, South Africa

“The role of religious communities in fostering social cohesion in a South African Townships”
Thu 10.06.2021 I 17:00 – 18:00 (CET)

The philosophy without the denominational traditions which is not based on geographical culture. Every nation can now be proud of their nationality while studying about God to know him.

I'm the founder Apostle leader of Gilgal Bible church. I'm married and I am the father to my children and to the community. Working with the community is my passion in order to bring back the spirit of Ubuntu.

  • Apostle Siboniso Ngobese