Pastor Dick Koza is an ordained minister of the gospel. He served as a senior associate pastor at Rhema Bible Church, Randburg, for over twenty years. Whilst at Rhema Pastor Dick served on various church boards including the Main Church Board and Hands Of Compassion.
Pastor Dick played an important instrumental role alongside Pastor Ray McCauley, during the political transitional phase into the new South Africa. He pioneered the popular “Cultural Day” celebrations held annually to celebrate our diversity in Christ. Over the years the event reached 7000 people in attendance. Pastor Dick also taught courses on Cross Cultural Communication at the Rhema Bible Training College.
Pastor Dick was Chairperson of the Affirmative Forum that facilitated the first inclusion of black leadership into the executive board of the International Federation Of Christian Churches (IFCC).
In 2009 he founded Dick Koza Ministires which houses Ubuntu-in-Christ Bible Church. He authored a book ‘God of Diversity’ and is in the process of publishing his second book. Psstor Dick is a prolific teacher of the Word of God and uses the platform of ETV “Hallelujah Africa” to reach millions of national and international viewers. As the result of writing God of Diversity he wrote as a columnist on cultural issues for Drum Magazine. He hosted a popular TV talk show on Top Gospel Channel entitled “Creating a Balance with Pastor Dick”. Currently he is on Mzansti Insider, commenting on “Culture buster” and on PowerFM doing culture talk.
He is married to Thembi and has three children Nokuthula, Bongani and Tinyiko and two granddaughters Lutendo and Bonizwe.
Currently Pastor Dick is a board member at Lungisisa Indlela Village (LIV), a place for orphans in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal.