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Africa, the Prosperity Gospel, and the Problem of Unguarded Churches

There can be no denying that distortions of the gospel have crept into many churches throughout Africa, chief amongst them being the prosperity gospel. But before effectively dealing with the issue of the prosperity gospel, we must ask why…

Africa, the Prosperity Gospel, and the Problem of Unguarded Churches

Christianity’s Impact on World History 

The incredible advances that our modern world has made today in terms of technology, science, medicine, education, and so much more could not have been made without the spread of Christianity throughout the known world. In short, Christianity didn’t…

Christianity’s Impact on World History 

How to Pray

That prayer is essential to the Christian life is something few would argue against. It is so vital that Jesus once told his disciples they could not cast out demons because they led prayerless lives (Mark 9:14-29). In other…

How to Pray

The Old Testament Can Help Us Navigate Culture in Africa

Africa is known for many things. But not all of them are good. For example, many people associate slavery with our continent. Many others think of abject poverty and poor education when they think of Africa. Still other people…

The Old Testament Can Help Us Navigate Culture in Africa

The Holy Spirit and Our Faith

In a world where some have heavily misused the concept of empowerment by the Holy Spirit, it is easy to ignore the essential role that the Holy Spirit plays in developing our faith. A wrong interpretation of Romans 10:17 could cause some…

The Holy Spirit and Our Faith

How Many African Preachers Imitate Israel’s False Prophets

My hope for this article is twofold. Firstly, I pray that more Christians will turn up and study the writings of the Old Testament prophets. These lessons were written for us as both a warning and an encouragement as…

How Many African Preachers Imitate Israel’s False Prophets

Is Christianity a Means to Gain Wealth?

It is often said, quite unfortunately, that if you want to make quick money from people, start a church. That is the common narrative today. This thought has intensified, especially in the wake of increased prosperity teaching and preaching,…

Is Christianity a Means to Gain Wealth?

Does God Want Me to Be Happy?

Today, man’s core belief is that happiness is life’s ultimate goal, something that has driven many to ignore helpful scriptural and pastoral warnings. For instance, someone could warn a fellow Christian that their lifestyle choices do not reflect orthodox…

Does God Want Me to Be Happy?

Learning About Faith from Stories in the Gospels

When one considers this rough patchwork of stories, one sees the complexity in the subject of faith. What are we to make of all this? Is faith needed or not? What explains its presence in some and not others?…

Learning About Faith from Stories in the Gospels

Failing Hurts Most When Success Defines Us

There are multiple reasons why failure happens. It can be because of things we have done or circumstances that are completely out of our control. So, how do we confront failure in our lives as Christians? How do we persevere through…

Failing Hurts Most When Success Defines Us

The Deceitfulness of Sin

As human beings, we often fall into sin. We fall short of God’s glory. No one is righteous, not even one (Psalm 53:3). We have all sinned (Romans 3:23). Hence, the term fall and not jump into sin, but…

The Deceitfulness of Sin

Why Christian Marriage?

There are many marriage options in Kenya. Among them are cultural marriage, marriage at the attorney general’s office, come we stay, and other religious ways of marriage. Christians believe that the marriage institution was initiated by God (Genesis 2:18-25)….

Why Christian Marriage?

Healing From Emotional Abuse

Many people are struggling with emotional abuse and desire to know what God says about it. Emotional abuse refers to the debasement of a person’s feelings that causes him or her to perceive self as inept, not cared for,…

Healing From Emotional Abuse

God’s Peace Vs World Peace

We live in a broken world full of evil and injustice at every turn. The calls and cries for peace and equal rights have never been louder. Yet, quite to the contrary, we witness only more violence and atrocities….

God’s Peace Vs World Peace

African Christian, Do Not Fear, for God is Holy

There’s some kind of relationship between fear and reckoning with God’s holiness. Taken further, God’s exhortation implies that when we fear other things we don’t honour God as holy. But what does it mean to honour God as holy?…

African Christian, Do Not Fear, for God is Holy

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