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?

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

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,…

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 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

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…

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…