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Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae

On-line version ISSN 2412-4265
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KGATLE, Mookgo Solomon. Servant leadership: The style of Frank Chikane from early life to the presidency of Thabo Mbeki. Studia Hist. Ecc. [online]. 2018, vol.44, n.2, pp.1-17. ISSN 2412-4265.

This article is a historical study of Frank Chikane from early life to the presidency of Thabo Mbeki. The article looks at the early life of Chikane; his experience of the crusade organisation "Christ for all Nations" in 1975; theological studies at the Pan-African Bible Correspondence College; pastoral duties at Kagiso; ordination in 1980; detention by government; suspension by the church; involvement in Institute for Contextual Theology; reconciliation with Adriaan Vlok; involvement in the unity of the Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM); and his role as a director general in the presidency of Thabo Mbeki. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate that the leadership style of Chikane is servant leadership.

Keywords : Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM); South African Council of Churches; Institute for Contextual Theology; Frank Chikane; Adriaan Vlok; Thabo Mbeki.

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