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  • Why Kenya Needs to Recover Beautiful Orthodoxy

    Why Kenya Needs to Recover Beautiful Orthodoxy

    Calling the Millennial Generation to be Grounded in the Gospel Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the center cannot hold W. B. Yeats The Aftermath of the 2017 Elections Spirits soared high on the streets as the new President elect took his oath for a […]

  • How Can the Christian Use Philosophy?

    How Can the Christian Use Philosophy?

    Philosophy as a Tool Like the beans and maize in an oven-placed, sizzling sufuria, so are the variety of ideas and thought forms in the world. Rather than being a place with a singular thread of all of its information, the university, in our globalizing reality, is a multi-verse. Such variety of ideas consumed my […]

  • Great Christian Biographies – Augustine of Hippo

    Great Christian Biographies – Augustine of Hippo

    Dear reader, Just like you, I have been influenced by the stories of others. Listening to and telling good stories, especially about people, passes along encouragement and inspiration. That is what this series on Great Christian Biographies is all about. I hope you enjoy! You can read the previous installments of Charles Spurgeon and Kwame […]

  • 5 Tough Questions about the Church

    5 Tough Questions about the Church

    I’ve gathered a list of questions that I think people pose with regards to their understanding of church, and this post tries to offer a biblical and theological response. A Church Boy Gone Wild This infographic is definitely not one of the questions we are considering! 🙂 I ponder only because I once asked some […]

  • My Top Apologetics Books

    My Top Apologetics Books

    10. Five Views on Apologetics Edited by Stanley N. Gundry This book provides a good survey of the different apologetics methods that can be used in the practice of Apologetics. What’s better still is that there is a response at the end of each proposed method by another scholar, hence the word “counterpoints”. William Lane Craig […]

  • Moving Beyond Nane Nane: Church and Politics in Kenya

    Moving Beyond Nane Nane: Church and Politics in Kenya

    Even for those who wish to eschew politics based on their personal opinions such as myself, one cannot hide in the face of the vitriol on social media. As one who leans towards non-violence as the best tool for progress, I was deeply saddened by the messages that partisan people make based on the differing […]

  • Great Christian Biographies – Kwame Bediako

    Great Christian Biographies – Kwame Bediako

    Dear reader, Just like you, I have been influenced by the stories of others. Listening to and telling good stories, especially about people, passes along encouragement and inspiration. That is what this series on Great Christian Biographies is all about. I hope you enjoy! — Africa is rising. This is a narrative that can be […]

  • Great Christian Biographies – Spurgeon

    Great Christian Biographies – Spurgeon

    A series about Christian biographies that can inspire the modern day believer.

  • My Teachers . . .

    My Teachers . . .

    True to the idea that we sit on the shoulder’s of those who’ve gone before us, this Tanzanian proverb captures the sentiments of this post: “Kama ukikataa la mkubwa, utatembea kutwa nzima.” (Translated from Ngoreme) It basically holds the idea that if one fails to hear the elders (although they are just as human), one […]

  • Is Intellectualism the Problem of Atheists in Kenya?

    Is Intellectualism the Problem of Atheists in Kenya?

    Are Africans Religious? John S. Mbiti, an African Christian scholar coined the phrase that “Africans are religious.” However, the recent news coverage of Atheists, in Kenya nonetheless, left a bad taste in the mouths of many a “religious African.” The fact that there was a group of Africans convening a meeting to educate parents on […]

  • My Personal Story

    My Personal Story

    Childhood I was born in a small town in Nakuru, which is a town in Rift Valley, Kenya. Needless to say, I made my debut to the world two weeks before the due date – I guess this curiosity goes with me way back. We lived in upper hill for sometime before moving to Eastlands, […]

  • On the Bible and Jesus: Responses to an Atheist

    On the Bible and Jesus: Responses to an Atheist

    This was part of an interview conducted on June 2014 as part of a paper on my responses to an atheistic worldview. I hope that they are of edification value to the body of Christ; for the believers, to realize that the faith we stand on is the most solid foundation and that in Jesus […]

  • Apologetics 104: Prosperity Gospel in Africa

    Apologetics 104: Prosperity Gospel in Africa

    I was attracted to a Facebook post on my timeline by a friend who had made a comment concerning the rising issue of prosperity gospel generally in the world, and particularly, in Africa.[1] In his comment section, he made the case that Christian bloggers should pursue apologetics and polemics for the sake of the body […]

  • Apologetics 103: The How – Biblical Examples

    Apologetics 103: The How – Biblical Examples

    I was attracted to a Facebook post on my timeline by a friend who had made a comment concerning the rising issue of prosperity gospel generally in the world, and particularly, in Africa.[1] In his comment section, he made the case that Christian bloggers should pursue apologetics and polemics for the sake of the body […]

  • Apologetics 102: The Why – Purpose

    Apologetics 102: The Why – Purpose

    I was attracted to a Facebook post on my timeline by a friend who had made a comment concerning the rising issue of prosperity gospel generally in the world, and particularly, in Africa.[1] In his comment section, he made the case that Christian bloggers should pursue apologetics and polemics for the sake of the body of […]

  • Apologetics 101: The What – Introduction

    Apologetics 101: The What – Introduction

    I was attracted to a Facebook post on my timeline by a friend who had made a comment concerning the rising issue of prosperity gospel generally in the world, and particularly, in Africa.[1] In his comment section, he made the case that Christian bloggers should pursue apologetics and polemics for the sake of the body of […]

  • The Agony of Death and the Comfort of God

    The Agony of Death and the Comfort of God

    Written on May 15th April, 2015 My day-to-day in the past weeks has been a series of emotional highs and lows. In this reflection I will focus on the lows: darkness, despair and despond. While reading a blog post from John Piper’s Desiring God’s website, the post Worship in the Dark drew me to the […]

  • Book Excerpt: A Curious Faith

    Book Excerpt: A Curious Faith

      A Curious Faith: Love, Loss and Living Copyright© 2016 by Kevin Muriithi. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopy, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of the author, except as provided by the […]