(Cameroon Concord) A South African pastor died of malnutrition trying to emulate Jesus Christ's 40 days and 40 nights of fasting in the wilderness.
On June 17, Pastor Alfred Ndlovu embarked on a spiritual journey in the wilderness. While he was aiming to fast for 40 days and 40 nights just like Jesus did, the 44-year-old pastor died of malnutrition after going 30 days without food and water,
A stranger discovered Pastor Ndlovu's body in the wilderness and reported the incident to the police. The authorities, in turn, informed the minister's family and congregation about his death.
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