Top pastor falls to death while preaching in viral video posted online; sad tributes pop up

Top pastor falls to death while preaching in viral video posted online; sad tributes pop up

A Northern Cape reverend left his congregation and family heart-broken after he died while preaching.

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On Sunday during a sermon at the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Kuruman, Northern Cape, Reverend Bassie Jackals suddenly passed away.

The religious leader was busy giving a powerful sermon when he suddenly sat down on a chair. Members of the reverend's church clapped hands, thinking it was all part of the act.

However, a video which has been doing the rounds online shows the pastor falling to the ground. A couple of ladies rushed to his side to help Reverend Jackals.

YEN.com.gh learned it has been confirmed that Reverend Jackals had passed away.

One social media user, @Tshego_Sithole, posted the video online and expressed her condolences to the family and congregation of the reverend.

She wrote: ''Reverend Bassie Jackals dies in his church while preaching in his church in Kuruman, Northern Cape.

Did yall see the video fam?? Am shocked bathong.''

"I pray that the family and congregants recover from this. #RIP Reverend Jackals. Indeed you have fought the good fight," said in another tweet.

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YEN.com.gh previously reported on another pastor who suffered a heart attack while preaching. Despite having a heart attack, the religious leader continued to preach.

Rouvain Du Preez is the pastor at Christen Lewe Gemeente in Lichtenburg and he was only rushed to the hospital after the sermon.

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The prominent TV personality posted stunning photos of herself rocking in ripped jeans, silver medium long sleeve top and a cowboy hat ahead of her birthday.

The latest images also show the single mother of one flaunting her expensive motorcycle while indicating she had been a biker for years before she tied the knot with her husband, a colleague TV personality and Chief of Akwamu Adumasa Nana Ansah Kwao IV.

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