Rape-accused RMG Independent End Time Message church leader Martin Gumbura told the court on Friday how he chose a wife.
He said that when he identified a woman he liked he would propose to her before making a promise to marry her. After that he would live with her as husband and wife. Lobola would only be paid after she conceived.
This was after he was accused of being a womaniser. He called himself a polygamist rather with a lot of respect for women.
Gumbura is accused of rape by 7 women also faces a porn charge.
His trial ended on Friday and judgement will be passed on 8 January.