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It was Twitter vs Scoop Makhathini when he 'attacked' Christianity

13 December 2017 - 10:52 By TshisaLIVE
Presenter Scoop Makhathini explained why he left Christianity.
Presenter Scoop Makhathini explained why he left Christianity.
Image: Via Twitter/@nomadicshootet

A tweet from presenter Siyabonga Ngwekazi, popularly known as Scoop Makhathini, sparked a heated debate with Christians on Twitter last night, after he questioned why the religion is against ancestral worship.

The outspoken presenter said he didn't understand how the "creator created the sangoma" and gave him/her the gift, but people were expected not to consult with them.

While Scoop may have anticipated different opinions to be brought to him, seconds after he posted the tweet his timeline was filled with messages from the Bible in an attempt to make him "see reason". 

However, Scoop did not back down from his point of view. He said that he had the right to choose his religion and revealed that he used to "preach" at church for three years, 

Scoop said that he felt like he needed a different path and could not be a part of a religion, which according to him, was "chasing" him away from his roots.