The World’s Most Outstanding Medical Missionary
Burundi surgeon wins $500,000 prize for service in 2016’s hungriest country.
Fader, who grew up in Kenya, has been in Burundi since 2013. Dr. William Rhodes, in Kenya, a reconstructive surgeon, has performed 15,000 surgeries.
Christians Rally to Keep World's Largest Refugee Camp Open
The country’s plans to close a 25-year-old camp would displace more than 300,000 East African refugees.
Christian humanitarian groups are among the 11 charitable organizations calling on Kenya to reverse its decision to close the largest refugee camp in the world.
How Moving to Kenya Made Me a Less Fearful Parent
Things shifted when I noticed my preschooler handles daily life in Africa better than I do.
How Moving to Kenya Made Me a Less Fearful Parent. Just four days after my family moved to Nairobi, Kenya, I was ready to jump on a plane back to California with my young son.
Perched on the Shoulders of Giants (Part 1)
Building on Legacy for the Sake of Mission
ministry work followed. When I joined Eastbrook's staff, Marc introduced me to friends in Jordan, Kenya, India, China, and other settings. The relational
The Real Cost (and Power) of Seeking Justice
The murder of Willie Kimani can rally the global Body of Christ for an end to impunity.
Earlier this month I spent two weeks in Kenya, where international attention has focused on the abduction and murder of three men: my colleague Willie Kimani, a human rights lawyer
Kenya Puts Rules to Rein In Prosperity Preachers on Pause
Widespread protests prompt president to send proposed regulations back to the drawing board.
Kenya Puts Rules to Rein In Prosperity Preachers on Pause. Morgan Lee. [ posted 1/14/2016 11:06AM ]. Image: Stuart Price / Make It Kenya. 0; tweet; share; email; print.
African Pilgrims Pour into Uganda for Martyrs Day
President wants Protestants to replicate the tourism success of Catholics.
Pope Francis. Last year, 500 Catholic pilgrims from Kenya spent more than a month walking 300 miles to reach it for the annual Martyrs Day. The June
Megan White Mukuria
Access to sanitary pads through ZanaAfrica can change a girl’s life.
Nairobi, Kenya | @mwmukuria. Today, more than 1 million adolescent girls throughout Kenya regularly miss school or drop out entirely because they don't have access to sanitary pads.
Gleanings: July/August 2016
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our July/August issue).
Kenya: World's Largest Refugee Camp to Close. More than 300,000 Somali refugees live in Dadaab, a sprawling refugee camp in Kenya and the largest in the world.
Nigerian State Proposes Banning Preaching Without a License
An “obnoxious” bill would require pastors to procure an annual permit and ban playing evangelical tapes and CDs in public.
CT reported in January on a similar attempt to regulate preachers in Kenya, but backlash from evangelicals, Catholics, and Muslims was so severe that President Uhuru Kenyatta sent
Why Corruption Is an Urgent Justice Issue
While living abroad, I discovered the corrosive effects of corruption and the suffering it causes.
We see it in police officers killing young men without fear of investigation or prosecution.”. Deep-seeded corruption is not, of course, unique to Kenya or the African continent.
The Trap of Tradition
Don't substitute the things we know for the things of God.
Or, put another way, if your Lutheran church in Kenya insists that European structures of music are required to be truly Lutheran, that's a bad application of tradition.