Blessing Jonathan

IMGP3218Blessing Miriam Jonathan was born in Pretoria, grew up in Tembisa in the East Rand. She was born again in 1988, just before she moved to High School in Polokwane.

As a student at the University, she served in the Committee of the Student Christian Fellowship (SCF) and she was a member of the SCF Mass Choir. She graduated from Durban Westville University in Bachelor of Commerce.

After graduating, she served briefly at Fountain of Life Bible church (now Dominion Life Cathedral), in Tembisa as a Worship Leader.

She got married to Godson Jonathan in May 05 2001 and is blessed with 3 boys – Brighton, Ephraim & Nathan

In 2001, she joined her husband to serve at Redeemed Christian Church of God, was ordained as a Deaconess while her husband was ordained as a Deacon.

She also served in the following ministries: Grace House and Agape Covenant Bible Church, where she was ordained as a Minister / Assistant Pastor in September 2007 together with her husband. There she served as Music Pastor.

She also served in the leadership of MTN Church at Work, where she’s working for MTN as a Financial Controller. She continues to preach the Gospel even at her workplace. To God be the glory.

She was called by God together with her husband to pioneer this ministry – Closer to Jesus Ministries in 2008 and on the 1st of March 2009, Blessing and her husband, officially started the ministry, Closer To Jesus Ministries at Cosmo City, Randburg

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