Notsen Ncube was born and raised in Matopo rural district of Zimbabwe in a polygamy family composed of fifteen children that strongly believed in African Traditional Religion. Through the influence of a primary school teacher who served as the pastor for the local Brethren in Christ Church (BICC), he became a Christian. He was called to ministry in 1991, enrolled at Ekuphileni Bible Institute in 1993 and graduated in 1995 with Diploma in Theology. While serving as the pastor, he studied at the Theological College of Zimbabwe from 2001-2004 where he graduated with Bachelor of Arts in Theology and BA with Honors in Practical Theology. Then from 2010-2012 he enrolled at the Africa Leadership and Management Academy (ALMA) where he graduated with Masters in Leadership and Management. He realized his passion for pastoral care, Leadership Development and Peacebuilding. He has served as the National Chairperson of Peace and Social Justice for the BICC in Zimbabwe for four years. He has attended seminars and conferences on peacebuilding in Jamaica, Germany and spent three months researching at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands in 2013. His country and Church are faced with several big challenges including ethnic tensions, bad governance, poverty, diseases and socio-economic challenges. He holds an MA in Conflict Transformation from Eastern Mennonite University, and continues to work with other church leaders in minimizing the above challenges that are disturbing peace in his country and the Church at large.

This profile was last updated February 7, 2018