Malawi

Malawi

Malawi

COCIN in Malawi has recorded an impressive growth over the years. There are nine Congregational Churches spread across Malawi and all are growing in the knowledge and grace of God.

Rev. Ripji Goldap Merkuk has been commissioned to pastor the churches in Malawi.

Rev. Ripji Merkuk was born on July 10, 1961 to the family of late Nde Golong Goldap Goma Merkuk and late Golong Shiwer in Kanke LGA of Plateau State, Nigeria.

He had his primary education in LEA Primary school Shiwer from 1971-1977. He then gained admission into Boys Secondary School Gindiri. In Gindiri, he accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Saviour and was baptised in November 1981. He got married to Lucy Ayuba Gofwan in May 1988 and is blessed with four children. He had the call to ministry and gained admission at  Gindiri College of Theology in 1988.

On 8th February, 1998 he was ordained as a Minister of COCIN.