Following news that the viral ‘Fake Jesus’ that has been seen all over the internet had died of pneumonia after a visit to Kenya, conflicting reports claim that he is alive and well.
Various outlets had reported yesterday that the evangelist, whose real name is Michael Job, had died after attending an interdenominational Christian event as a guest speaker in Kenya.
However, the Twitter account, @AfricaFactsZone has disputed this, saying that those reports are fake news and that Michael Job is still alive.
The tweet read: “Michael Job, the so called ‘Fake Jesus’ who visited Kenya wasn’t deported from Kenya neither has he died from Pneumonia, as reported online. He is an Actor, and claims ‘he is dressing like Jesus did and living the way he did’ to inspire others to emulate the teachings of Jesus.”
Michael Job, the so called 'Fake Jesus' who visited Kenya wasn't deported from Kenya neither has he died from Pneumonia, as reported online. He is an Actor, and claims 'he is dressing like Jesus did and living the way he did' to inspire others to emulate the teachings of Jesus. pic.twitter.com/GMIJCAOdoz
— Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) August 5, 2019
He was also credited with a Facebook post where reports say he posted this: ““Today Paul Maurer and I recieved the opportunity to peach on the outreach truck again. Hundreds of souls made a decision for Jesus to be the Lord and Savior of their lives. So many children receiving Jesus, praise the Lord! “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.”
“Go out and preach the gospel to someone today. God will fill you with his boldness as you speak today. He is waiting for you. Bless you! Thank you for praying for us.”
He had also earlier addressed rumors painting his as a fake Jesus, explaining that he is an actor and evangelist who has at no time claimed to be Jesus.
He said: “SOME PEOPLE, KNOWN AS “INTERNET TROLLS”, HAVE MADE FALSE REPORTS ABOUT ME CLAIMING TO BE JESUS, JESUS’ SECOND COMING STARTING IN KENYA, ME BEING FOUND AND WORSHIPPED IN CHURCHES, AND ME BEING DEPORTED WITH PASTORS FROM THE COUNTRY, ALL OF WHICH ARE FAKE NEWS.”