It’s probably the way he says it that is so shocking. He is loud and clear. He unashamedly identifies and names problems in a relationship and comes up with solutions.
Born in Hlotse, Lisemeng in the Leribe district 65 years ago, Prof Motebang is the fifth child of Motšoene Motebang who was a pharmacist and ’Mamohlomi. He attended Hlotse Primary and Molumong Primary Schools in his maternal home, Mokhotlong, after which he went to Hlotse High School. He later joined the Assemblies Bible College (ABC) in 1977 while attending evening classes at LIFE High School. He was sponsored by the Save the Children Fund.
Following a one-year stint at the Leprosy Hospital as a paramedic, he was invited by the Swiss Pentecostal Mission at Mount Tabor to work as an interpreter and English teacher to Swiss Pentecostal Missionaries.
In 1980 he was invited as a tutor to train pastors.