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Bishop David Aaron Lazarus is the presiding Bishop of Siloam Word of Truth, the Kingdom Builders Network (KBN) and a Diocesan Bishop of the United Covenant Churches of Christ (UCCC). The journey of Bishop Lazarus and Siloam Word of Truth is a ministry story that spans over forty years. A journey that has been joyfully shared with his wife, Neela Lazarus. His first steps in ministry began under the leadership of his parents, Aaron & Faith Lazarus – pioneers of ministry advancementin their own right.

Siloam Word of Truth is headquartered in Gauteng, South Africa with strong visible ministry presence on the African continent, surrounding islands and the Indian subcontinent, Bishop Lazarus has developed the movements under his spiritual care to be international models of influence. The enduring legacy of the movements under his wisdom filled leadership are the standards of excellence in ministry bearing the name of Christ. 

Bishop Lazarus is a devout student of the Word of God, having pursued studies through various institutions and holds a Doctor of Divinity Degree from Seoul Theological Seminary in South Korea, which he was awarded in 2002. In 2007, Dr Lazarus was elevated to the office of Bishop, in the Lord’s Church, under the examination of then presiding prelate, Bishop Larry D Trotter of the United Covenant Churches of Christ International. 

Bishop Lazarus is affectionately known for his unmatched ability to father the flock of God and is a catalyst in guiding people to excel in their divine destiny. This he achieves by his profound preaching, teaching and modelling the Christ example to many. In more than 40 years of ministry he has equipped and mentored both young and old from diverse paths of life. He is an ardent believer that any dream can be achieved, when one’s confidence is placed in God. 

Siloam Word of Truth, one church in many locations in South Africa portrays the picture of healing an integrated land, as it serves people from multi-faceted cultures within the Nation. Bishop Lazarus is a minister’s minister, a preacher, a teacher, a singer and an author. He preaches on the principles of Kingdom Dynamics, raising spiritual sons and daughters, leadership and debt free living. He is a well sought-after conference speaker and considered a Covenant Brother to church leaders over the continents of Europe, Asia, America and Africa. His book entitled Because of Jesus, shares with readers the Bishop’s personal testimony of what God can do when one stays true to the call and vision of God.

Pastor Adrian Jacobs is the Lead Pastor of Siloam Word of Truth Brakpan and an ordained Overseer of the United Covenant Churches of Christ International in South Africa. 

Pastor Adrian believes in the study of the Word of God and is a devout student having pursued theological studies through various institutions and holds a Bachelor of Theology degree from Nazarene Theological College and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Johannesburg. Currently he is completing his Master of Business Administration degree with the Henley Business School. 

As the Lead Pastor of his local congregation, Pastor Adrian leads a Ministerial staff towards the express will and purpose of God for their lives and the congregants of Siloam Word Of Truth Brakpan. He endeavours to educate, equip and empower the Body of Christ to serve a great God, to be a great people and to do great things.

Pastor Adrian is a dynamic preacher of the Word of God and excels in his passion of teaching. Over the last couple of years, the Lord has impressed upon him to mentor, coach and develop people by – Inspiring Destiny, Empowering Lives and Transforming Generations. 

Genine Jacobs, his wife of 15 years, is also an ordained Overseer of Ministry within Siloam and the United Covenant Churches of Christ International. Her academic qualifications are a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Honours degree in Industrial Psychology from the former Rand Afrikaans University, now University of Johannesburg. Currently she is also completing the Master of Business Administration degree from Mancosa. 

Genine is a strategic thinker and facilitates the positioning of the church and believers to a position of influence within the marketplace where she holds an Executive role within a leading financial institution on the African continent.

Genine’s ministerial duties include Overseeing the Women’s ministry of Siloam, called Whole Woman and she works tirelessly to provide programmes and initiatives that will propel women into their God-given destiny. 

They are proud parents of 2 beautiful girls, Joelle, their eldest and Gianna, their youngest.