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Le Roux, Pieter L.
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Pieter Le Roux (1865–1943) was an Afrikaner missionary of the Dutch Reformed Church (DRC) in Wakkerstroom, South Africa. He was converted at 15 years old and trained as a school teacher in Cape Town. He went to a DRC theological seminary and became a school principal. It was then that he felt the calling to full-time ministry and was sent to Wakkerstroom in Eastern Transvaal with his wife. After two years, his congregation which was mainly Zulus grew to over 2,000 and he attributed this growth to “good earnest native preachers,” who supported his ministry (Oosthuizen 1987).

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M'fundisi-Holloway, Naar, “Le Roux, Pieter L.”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-3807_EGPO_COM_040641>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204



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