Classique Q&A Magazine THE GLOW ISSUE - Page 10

10 CLASSIQUE Q&A Magazine | Nov 2017 IN CO N V E R S AT I O N WITH Be n j a m in Hama nd is he Jesus said, “ These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good c h e e r, I h a v e o v e r c o m e t h e w o r l d .” Jo h n 1 6 : 3 3 Shar ing the stage with the greatest men of G od the likes of D onnie M cClur k in, Bishop TD Jakes and Bishop Francis is n o t o n e, b ut m a ny d re a m s co m i n g t r ue. Af te r my e n co unte r s w i t h them , no o ne c an te l l m e t h at a nyt h i n g i s i m p o s s i b l e. Who is Benjamin? Benjamin is a wo r s hipper, an ar t i s t a n d a p r e a c h e r. I a m a l s o a l a w student, an up - coming author and a l eader s hip co ach . I’m a q u iet and c hil l ed o u t g uy. Is it a coincidence that you are a P K ( p a s t o r ’s k i d ) a n d y o u r surname is "Hamandishe?” {laughs} I think it is a coincidence. My dad only g o t bo r n ag ain in his 2 0 s a n d star ted pastoring at around 30, after having been a Muslim al l his l ife, befo re bein g b o r n again. Since you started singing at the age of 3 in church, do you recall the first ever song that you per formed? I c a n’t re m e m b e r my f i r s t p e r f o r m a n c e u n f o r t u n a t e l y. I wish there was someone recording. What I do remember, h owe ve r, i s t h at I us e d to p ut mys e l f up fo r i te m s i n c h urc h and home cell groups a lot and w h e n p e o p l e ex p e c te d m e to sing nurser y rhymes or Sunday s c h o o l s o n g s, I wo ul d i n s te a d make up a song on the spot and sing it. However, these are s o n g s I wo ul d n e ve r re p e at a s i t wa s a l ways s o m e t h i n g n e w a n d f re s h . Being appointed as worship leader at the age of 15 at Midlands Christian College, w h at re s p o n s i b i l i t i e s d i d yo u hav $ݽ͡ѕ)ЀɅ)ɼĀ́ѼĀ䀵唁ȴ̸$݄)ɕͥȁѕѡ)܁ͽ̰ٕѡ)ͥЁ䁅́ݕ́ѕ)ЁЁȁԁ)ȁ́܁)́ЁȁԁЁ̀èЁ䁐)$ѡ$х͕͡)́ͥȁ)ѡɕЁѡ)ݡɥ)ЁЁɔ$Ё݄́䁙ȁ)ȁ́Ѽɔ́Ёԁ́)ЁɔЁ݄́ԁԁ$)ɔɼєЁЁȁɔ)́ɔѠ)ԁɥєͽ́́ݕe)$āեєи'e