Dr. Filimão M. Chambo was elected to the office of general superintendent in the Church of the Nazarene in June 2017 by its 29th General Assembly, held in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He was director of the Africa Region at the time of his election, a post he had held since 2009.
Born in Mozambique, Filimão grew up in a pastor’s home. Both his father and mother served in full-time ministry for the Church of the Nazarene. At the age of 17, when God called him to full-time ministry, his answer was yes.
Dr. Samantha Chambo is a dedicated Bible Teacher and Preacher. Christ called her to share his love when she was only ten years old. She said a wholehearted yes and has never looked back since.
Samantha holds a PhD in Biblical studies from the University of Manchester. Her ministerial experience includes serving as a pastor, theological educator, missions mobilization and support, children’s ministry, preacher, compassionate ministry work, and writing. She is currently based in Kansas City, Missouri.