To tithe or not to tithe: That is not the question
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To tithe or not to tithe: That is not the question

In the last issue of Conversation Magazine, Mary Njeri puts the spotlight on some shocking data. According to International Bulletin of Missionary Research’s most recent ‘Status of Global Mission’ report, less than 2% (somewhere around 1.8%) of the income of Christians is given to the church or para-church organisations. Of this small fraction, the way … Continue reading

The God of Cities
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The God of Cities

The Bible starts with a garden but ends with a garden city. The biggest Gentile mission of the Old Testament was to a city – Nineveh. In the most recent issue of Conversation Magazine, Gerald Mwangi looks at the issue of urban mission. Perhaps the strongest contemporary proponent of God’s focus on cities is Tim Keller and his … Continue reading

How the prosperity gospel compromises mission
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How the prosperity gospel compromises mission

Our 6th issue of Conversation (Volume 2 Issue 1) engages the recent debate in Kenya regarding the Religious Societies regulation. The issue that was claimed to have made the increased regulation necessary – “rogue preachers” – is a tricky one as it often connects with a whole theological-cultural-aspirational system. As a wise older pastor commented, even … Continue reading

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Unreached: Orma

Mtumishi reports: The Orma are a semi-nomadic people who live in the south eastern part of Kenya: Tana river and Lamu districts. They are a remnant of the once powerful Gala nation in Ethiopia. They mostly occupy Garsen, Tarasaa and Witu areas where they are mainly herders of cattle with small pockets of subsistence farming. … Continue reading