The Aflame Team

Henk & Marise

Henk and Marise Kleinschmidt are the founding members of Aflame Ministries. They have ministered extensively in South Africa and surrounds, as well as many other nations across the world.  Their mission is for Jesus to stir fires of passion and revival in the hearts of everyone they encounter. Henk and Marise have a heart to see individuals step out in their purpose and destiny, fulfilling the Lord’s mandate to set the captives free. They have witnessed the Lord doing miraculous healings, signs and wonders everywhere they go – transforming lives by His love.
Together they make a powerful team equipping the saints through various training and equipping initiatives. Henk has pioneered training initiatives such as the School of Supernatural Ministry, Missions Schools and ministers at many conferences encouraging the wider body of Christ. Marise leads worship and loves the presence of the Lord. With her background as a social worker she has pioneered, as well as supported, many community project focussing on neglected children. Her heart for orphans has resulted in many children being cared for in projects, but also even personally in their home. 
Henk and Marise live in the Eastern Cape with their three children Emma, Ben and Adam. With a heart for worshipping Jesus in Spirit and in Truth, they pursue God together as a family to see His kingdom come on earth as it is in heaven. 

Philemon & Charlotte

Philemon and Charlotte Nkosi has newly joined our Aflame team. Philemon was left orphaned as a young boy. Henk and Marise helped to take care of him from that time. In 2021 they reconnected in a very special and Jesus-inspired way! They have joined us as our very own Base Managers.

They are stars that stay on the base with us and help us manage all the daily running aspects of base living! They have a 2 year old son, Amo, who lives with them.

Daniel Rothmann

Daniel Rothmann has faithfully served as a volunteer for 12 months in 2021 and has now joined our team full-time.

He has an incredible heart for anything that’s on Jesus’ heart!

He is going to be travelling with Henk as well as fulfilling a crucial role in the running and managing of the Transkei Aflame Ministries Base.


Jairos Shelele

Jairos Shelele is married to Florence, and together they have three beautiful sons. Jairos and Henk met in 2011 during an outreach at a Refugee camp in Pretoria. They immediately connected in the Lord and since then they have been preaching the gospel together. Jairos has planted churches in Pretoria and Zimbabwe.

Currently they are staying and working in the villages near Cheredzi, Zimbabwe. God uses Jairos and their family to share the Good News through miracles and the prophetic. They love Jesus and it flows through them in everything they do. 

Behind the scenes

Meet Ashley Kotzé, she’s the admin, the fingers to type and the all round can do anything person! 

She has a burning passion to serve in God’s Kingdom and strives to see His people supported and connected.

She is currently pursuing a qualification in Christian Counselling to further serve the Kingdom. She is a passionate administrator and loves seeing God glorified even in everyday tasks.


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