Pastor Aloysius Bugingo is a Ugandan born-once more pastor and businessman. He is the Director of Salt Media Group of Companies, and a church in Makerere, Kikoni, Kampala, the House of Prayer Ministries International (additionally referred to as Canaan land). He became named the maximum influential born-once preacher via way of means of the East Africa Book of Records.
Early existence and education.
Aloysius Bugingo turned into born in Masaka and grew up together with his maternal grandparents who took care of him after his mom left to stay in Rwanda, together with his Rwandan father. His uncle avoided him from persevering with a better stage of education, and Bugingo ultimately left for Kampala as a teen because of his uncle`s abuse.
Upon attaining Kampala, Bugingo, first of all, ended up on the streets, however via pals turned into directed to Ssentongo Godfrey, who provided Bugingo paintings at his residence and an area to stay.
He labored as a House Boy at Ssentongo’s residence for a while, earlier than Ssentongo gave him an activity making and promoting pop cons at Owino market.
He stored sufficient cash to begin his very own hawking enterprise promoting family objects and ladies’ dressing robes around Kampala city. He moved to the Kampala suburb of Kazo, renting a small unmarried room.
Bugingo has a bachelor’s diploma in theology, and a certificate in Christian Culture Mentoring, acquired on 28 June 2019 from Kayiwa International University.He turned provided for his contributions to the improvement of the Pentecostal Church in Uganda and graduated pinnacle of his year
On Christmas Eve, 1992, Bugingo discovered salvation at KPC (contemporary Watoto church) at some point during a screening of a Christian film, Heaven`s Gates and Hell’s Flames.
Bugingo commenced serving as a Pastor at Victory Christian Centre Ndeeba. He started out collaborating in a Christian communication radio station primarily based totally in Ndeeba, Impact FM, with the aid of using making telecellsmartphone calls to the broadcast.
Bugingo commenced running as a church assistant, establishing the church and main worship. Joseph Sserwadda, the lead Pastor at Victory Christian Centre Ndeeba, became inspired together with his paintings and appointed him Pastor.
In addition to his ministry as a pastor, Bugingo took on different roles at Impact FM, along with moderating religion programs along with Manya Kyokiriza. Bugingo labored at Victory Christian Centre and Impact FM till 31 December 2010, when he resigned, in opposition to the needs of Sserwadda.
After leaving Joseph Sserwadda, Aloysius Bugingo, and his spouse Teddy-based House of Prayer Ministry International (HPMI), Their ministry started out at Bat Valley Theatre.
HPMI released Salt FM in 2014 and SaltTelevision in 2015. The church congregation and listenership on Salt Radio elevated steadily, in particular Bugingo’s lunchtime prayer services. At one-factor church, participants rented out Bat Valley Primary School playground as now no longer everybody should be in shape withinside the church. The developing wide variety of HPMI participants caused a look for a larger piece of land to residence the church.
Bugingo has been worried about public feuds with many different pastors in Kampala. He now and again makes use of his preaching to accuse fellow pastors of robbing their church participants, which has brought about feuds among Bugingo and different pastors withinside the town which can be nevertheless ongoing.
He has been accused of looking to tarnish the alternative pastors’ men or women to draw their fans to his church
Bugingo started out coaching approximately lacking Bible verses withinside the Good News and King James Bibles that talk to the Holy Spirit as ‘Holy Ghost’. He requested Christians to forestall studying the Bible as it became deceptive to them.
He alternatively advocated Christians to examine the King James Version, however most effective after making sure that each verse is a gift and the ‘Holy Spirit’ is now no longer ‘Holy Ghost’. In Bugingo’s view, a ghost can’t be holy, which means any Bible regarding the Holy Spirit as Holy Ghost is satanic. In 2017 Bugingo declared a burning of the ‘satanic’ Bibles.
He became later sued in court, however, denied the accusation, pronouncing he became now no longer regarded as bodily fire, but ‘spiritual’ fire. Bugingo became sued at Nabweru Magistrates Court in 2017 with the aid of using Christians, Aloysius Kizza Matovu, and Evangelist Francisco Semugooma for burning Bibles. Bugingo won because the presiding Judge stated the accusers did not produce strong proof that Bugingo had burnt the Bibles, and the hearthplace they confirmed of Bibles did now no longer suggest him anywhere.
In February 2019, Bugingo’s church became sued withinside the High Court for noise pollution.
Bugingo donated Ushs100 million to the Ugandan authorities to combat in opposition to COVID-19
In the early 1990s, Bugingo married Teddy Naluswa, and the couple lived in poverty. Despite clashes over Bugingo`s born once more faith, they stayed collectively for his or her children. Bugingo and Naluswa have 3 daughters, Doreen Gift, Winnie, and Jenifer Bugingo, and one son, Miracle Bugingo.
Bugingo’s marriage to Teddy made the country-wide information in Uganda whilst the couple’s conflicts have become public. Teddy eventually stopped attending church, and Bugingo advised the church congregation that she and their daughter Doreen had been running towards his ministry and looking to scouse borrow church assets.
Bugingo claimed that Teddy had demanded a percentage of church land in trade for a divorce. Other non secular leaders disapproved of Bugingo’s behavior. In 2019, Bugingo turned into criticized with the aid of using fellow preachers and the general public for insulting his spouse Teddy publicly and disclosing their marriage secrets.
Teddy Bugingo released her very own church, Word of Salvation Ministries International (WSMI) in January 2020.In 2020, 5 pastors had been supposed to have left HPMI for Teddy Bugingo’s Church.
In September 2019 he turned into quizzed with the aid of using Minister Nakiwala over baby neglect.
Bugingo eventually entered right into a date with Susan Makula. In December 2019, she introduced that she turned into pregnant with twins.
Assets and Networth
Pastor Aloysius Bugingo is a Ugandan pastor founder and senior pastor at House of prayer ministries International. He IS the proprietor of Salt media group including Salt TV and Salt Radio which he founded under the church. He is estimated to be around 1.7 million dollars net worth.