Our Pastor

Pastor Tinus Marais

Pastor Tinus Marais

Pastor of From the Heart Church Ministries of South Africa


Pastor Tinus Marais gave his heart to the Lord in 1987 and completed his first theological studies at Rhema Bible College in 1994 where he obtained a Diploma of Theology. He also later obtained a Bachelor of Theology at the South African Theological Seminary.

The church started in 1997 as part of Agape Ministries International and in 2008 officially became From the Heart Church Ministries of South Africa©. Pastor Tinus was ordained in 2007, and then in 2019 became the Overseer of From the Heart Church Ministries of churches in 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 has a sincere love for members and desire to see the rightly divided Word of God impact lives. He is also known for his uncompromising, scriptural approach, while being practical and challenging at the same time.