Pastor Buhle Thela was born on 5 November 1987. She is a born-again Believer rooted in the word of God. She ascended the platform to lead the congregation into worship and she was ordained as a Pastor at Gateway Church International in Bronkhorstspruit in 2016 under the leadership of Pastor Leuba Modiba and Reverend Judith Modiba.
Pastor Buhle Thela is a Worship Leader and a songwriter, more than that she is an innovative tool of influence to many Ministers with a passion for Mentorship. She studied Music at MC Art Academy in 2009, Graduated at Pistis School of ministry under the word of faith S.A.
She is a well-renowned Gospel session artist who was a member of Joyous Celebration. She has worked with great Gospel Giants like Ntokozo Mbambo, Judith Sephuma, Nqubeko Mbatha, Jabu Hlongwane, and many more. She reached a stage where God launched her into recording her first live DVD on the 26th of May 2017 at Gateway Church International in Witbank. In November 2018 Pastor Buhle Thela won the SAMA Gospel award for Best Jazz song.
She has a ministry called Mahaniam which is to Train worshippers in the word and songs that run every January. Music is birthed within her as Praise and Worship is her First Love and it continues to take dominance in all she does. Her passion is to see the level of Worship in the church of Jesus Christ being elevated.
Her Quote is “A lack of a word in a worshipper puts them under pressure to gimigs and that lead them to entice men and not God.”