We have seen some weird things in church before but never a man on a steed to deliver his message.
Lay preacher Armand van der Merwe and his horse Ferm wowed churchgoers at the Wonderboompoort Herlewingsentrum in Mayville, Pretoria, with a musical performance on Sunday. A video of the dynamic duo’s performance was posted to social media.
Van der Merwe, a singer, horse trainer and fast-food restaurant owner, said he and his steed, a South African Boerperd, have been performing together for 12 years.
I don’t always perform gospel on horseback, but it’s something that’s close to my heart
Van der Merwe first started singing in church when he was 16 years old. And while he eventually gravitated toward the country music scene, performing while on horseback, he says he always finished his shows with a gospel song.
Tersius van den Berg, resident pastor at the Wonderboompoort Herlewingsentrum, told News24 that more than 1 000 people attended the event.
They had an overwhelmingly positive experience
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