Our Pastor

Pastor Tinus & Reverend Judy Marais

Pastor Tinus & Reverend Judy Marais

Pastor of From the Heart Church Ministries of South Africa

Pastor Tinus and Judy Marais was married in 1985 and both were born-again in 1987. They have two wonderful children Charlotte and Luther who now lives in Australia with their spouses. They are also the proud grandparents of two grandchildren.

Pastor Tinus completed his first theological studies at Rhema Bible College where he obtained a Diploma of Theology. He also later obtained a Bachelor of Theology at the South African Theological Seminary.

They started the church in 1997 as part of Agape Ministries International and in 2008 officially became From the Heart Church Ministries of South Africa. They were both ordained in 2007, and in 2019 Pastor Tinus was ordained as Overseer of From the Heart Church Ministries of South Africa.

He is a passionate student of the Bible and is known by many to be a good teacher who is able to stimulate the intellect of people from all walks of life. He is also known for his uncompromising, scriptural approach, while being practical and challenging at the same time.