Controversial prophet Paasion Java has showed off his teenage pictures on social media.
Posting on facebook Java said: “Lily Java said I wish I had met you earlier… me earlier 👇👇👇”
Java is married to Lilly and together they have three children. He has one child with his ex-wife Yasmin who he divorced in 2015 shortly after meeting Lily.
Panganai was born in Harare in a family of six children. He is the sixth child of the late MDC Alliance senator for Buhera Cristine Rambanepasi Java and the late Charles Java.
He grew up in Chitungwiza and had his secondary education at Seke 2 High School. He is from Java Village in Buhera Central.
According to his mother in an interview, Java started prophesying when he was grade four, when he predicted his father’s death who then died on a Sunday that same week.
In 2018 Passion Java is said to have predicted the death of his brother clergy Batsirai Java’s late wife Vimbai Tsvangirai, who was the daughter of MDC founder Morgan Tsvangirai, Passion Java predicted her death two weeks prior.
Passion Java started church ministry work at his brother’s church Tebernacles of Grace before moving on to start his own church Kingdom Embassy.
He started Kingdom Embassy as a prophet in 2010 at the Chitungwiza Aquatic Complex and grew to prominence when he was predicting phone numbers and ID numbers of audience members in services.
In 2015 Java launched music label called PJ Records where gospel artist would go and record music for free.
In 2020 Java launched Gara Mumba Iwe Series where he provided a platform for artist to perform live on social media during coronavirus pandemic. In 2021 Java was named as the most influential Zimbabwean.