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.
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.
Kenya's Crackdown on Fake Pastors Stymied by Real Ones
The complexities of cleaning God's house.
Kenya's Crackdown on Fake Pastors Stymied by Real Ones. The complexities of cleaning God's house. Kenya's Crackdown on Fake Pastors Stymied by Real Ones. szymanskim / iStock.
Tampons Are a Justice Issue
While reporting in sub-Saharan Africa, I discovered the 'period problem' and why solutions are tough to come by.
solutions that work in specific places—for instance, reusable silicone cups (like the one I rushed to buy after my Niger trip) are gaining popularity in places like Kenya because they
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 ]. Stuart Price / Make It Kenya. 0; tweet; share; email; print.
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.
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
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
How I Stopped Seeing Privilege in Black and White
What God taught this second-generation, child of immigrants about the nuance of status.
Dorcas Cheng-Tozun. Bio @dorcas_ct. Temi Coker / Lightstock. 0; tweet; link; email; print. When I moved to Kenya earlier this year, I became white, powerful, and unfathomably wealthy.
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.
Weekend Edition—February 12, 2016
The draft, Valentine's Day, Mary McLeod Bethune, and more!
That's why I've started a series on it. Kevin has great thoughts on the subject. The society around Christians – whether the US, Kenya, China, or Egypt – is always changing.
New & Noteworthy Books
Compiled by Matt Reynolds
The Street Is My Pulpit: Hip Hop and Christianity in Kenya. Mwenda Ntarangwi (University of Illinois Press). In Kenya, their champion is dreadlocked 32-year-old Juliani.