Why Christians Should Stop Caring About So Many Causes
True transformation takes focus, not capricious compassion.
Image: Jon Warren / World Vision. World Vision president Richard Stearns helps Turkana women in Kenya divide their share of maize. Richard Stearns in Kenya's Turkana region.
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.
How Discipleship Is Transforming Nairobi, One Woman at a Time
Women in urban East Africa face challenges that are both unique and universal.
In that spirit, our final essay takes readers inside women's discipleship in Nairobi, Kenya. This last Christmas, I almost didn't notice the young woman sitting at the reception desk at work.
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
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.
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.
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.
Our June Issue: In the Body of Christ, We’re All Connected
The networks and bonds between hundreds of millions of Christians never stop surprising us.
But we are united in Christ—connected, along with those CMA pastors in Cambodia, IJM workers around the world, the Christians I'm meeting here in Kenya, and with you, dear reader.
A Walking Disaster
How a hurricane helped me weather my battle with cancer.
community. I even received a picture of refugee pastors wearing the bracelets in Kenya's Kakuma Refugee Camp, where HDI had assisted and done research.
Thinking About Expository Preaching—Part 2
Expository preaching is the best, but not a biblically mandated, preaching approach
Thus I would say that a tribesman among the Pokot in Kenya can be encouraged to open the Bible, read the text, and explain what it says in a way that Western Christians might not find
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.