10 Things You Didn’t Know About Angus Buchan

  1. He is a Christian Author and Evangelist based in South Africa
  2. Angus Buchan was originally a Zambian maize and cattle farmer of Scottish descent who started farming in Zambia but was forced to sell everything and move to Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa in 1976 due to political unrest in that country
  3. Buchan was born in Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)
  4. The son of immigrants from Scotland, he farmed maize and cattle in Zambia
  5. In 1980, the Buchans started Shalom Ministries to preach in his local community
  6. Its main purpose later became to go out to preach around Africa
  7. In time, he became a full-time evangelist and so handed over to his sons the day-to-day running of his farm business
  8. In 1998, he wrote a book about his life, Faith Like Potatoes, which was turned into a film in 2006, with the same title
  9. He now presents a religious show, Grassroots, on e.tv on Sunday evenings at 6:30 to 7:00 and Thursday afternoons from 5:00 to 5:30, which is mostly filmed from his own farm
  10. He is also a full-time evangelist who travels around Africa and draws very large crowds