Making Sense of Suffering

"You haven't heard what has happened?" This is a response that causes the hairs on my nape to rise. I received it in March, after the plane carrying my uncle from a business trip in Italy went down in Ethiopia, leaving no survivors. It is a response I received less than a year ago through…

Youth Culture, Gospel and Mission

What should the church in Africa be ultimately concerned with? This is a question that consumes me. The reason is that I think because the Church is the Steward of the gospel, true transformation in the lives of Africans depends on it. Today, this exploration was deepened through a public lecture at the Hekima Institute…

Has the Church Lost its Mission?

A variety of occurrences have precipitated this reflection. Kenyan headlines have run amock with several state injustices. Solai dam collapse has led to the loss of many lives, with promises of investigation reflecting empty rhetoric. Elsewhere, student unrest due to mismanagement and misappropriation of funds led to boycotts and eventual shutdown of a prominent private…

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…

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…

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…