About Us

Mawar Sharon Church is an apostolic and prophetic cell-based church, which moves in all kinds of spiritual gifts to fulfill the Great Commission of our Lord Jesus Christ to make all nations His disciples. This rapidly growing church movement will soon break the 100,000 membership mark in numerous local churches spread out in Indonesia, Asia, Australia, Europe, and America under the fathering leadership of Pastor Philip Mantofa.


A Cell-based Church that is Apostolic and Prophetic


1,000 Strong Local Churches & 1,000,000 Disciples of Christ

Confession of Faith of Mawar Sharon Church

Our Beliefs and Values as God's Church
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Pastor Profile

Pastor Philip Mantofa was born in Surabaya on the 27th of September, 1974. From his birthplace, he went on to study abroad in Taipei, Singapore, and finally, he repented during his high school days in Vancouver, Canada.

Two years after he received his undergraduate degree in theology from Canada, as riots broke out in Indonesia in May 1998, he decided to return to his homeland for the sake of preaching the Gospel. The Rose of Sharon Church he leads has become one of the fastest-growing churches with around 100,000 members found in numerous locations nationwide and beyond. To date, strong local churches have been planted throughout Asia, in Australia, Europe and the USA. Currently, he serves as the senior pastor of the church network and organization. His vision is to build 1000 strong local churches with 1,000,000 disciples of Christ. His heart’s burning desire is to see nations experience and encounter the love of Jesus Christ.

In addition to his passion for revival, he started painting professionally in 2014. Thereafter, hundreds of his dreams and visions have been depicted by his own fingers on canvases, and they have deeply spoken to, impacted, and anointed the lives of many. Not until he turned 40 when he realized that painting is a great way to preserve visually his prophetic insights which carry powerful messages that are life transforming. He unflinchingly shares his spiritual revelations and illustrations with the purpose of leading and drawing men into the hope and power of Christ’s redemption. He is also the author of "Before 30," “Warrior For Revival,” "Holy Spirit, My Best Friend," and many other best-selling books.

Pastor Philip is happily married to Irene Saphira, and they are blessed with 3 children: Vanessa, Jeremy, and Warren.

Connect Group

Connect Group is a cell group of Mawar Sharon Church, a community where you will find a second family with a goal to be discipled to become more like Christ.

Each member can build one another through sharing words/living testimonies and serving one another. It is "a home for everyone."

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