Reverend Chinula was a Pastor in the Church of Central Africa, Livingstonia Synod (previously, a presbytery of the United Free Church Of Scotland. He is one of the foremost Ngoni Christians and did a great job spreading the Gospel among the abeNguni of Northern Malawi. He composed a number of hymns of very high standard. Most of them are still sung today in Protestant Churches in Malawi.
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Adapter: Tom Colvin
Tom Colvin (b. 1925; d. 2000) was trained as an engineer and worked in that profession in Burma and Singapore from 1945 to 1948. After studying theology at Trinity College, Glasgow University, he was ordained in the Church of Scotland in 1954. He served as missionary in Nyasaland (now Malawi) from 1954 to 1958, in Ghana from 1958 to 1964, and again in Nyasaland from 1964 to 1974. His work there included preaching, education, and community development. After completing his missionary work, Colvin became a minister in the United Reformed Church of England and served an inner-city church in London. He returned to Africa in 1984 as a development consultant to the Zimbabwe Christian Council. Colvin's writings include Christ's Work in Free… Go to person page >