Can you trust the Bible?
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Can you trust the Bible?

Christian apologist and music producer Reuben Kigame is the founder and Managing director of Word of Truth Ministries and Fish Media. We’re very grateful that he has written for Conversation Magazine on a critical issue… It is both sad and surprising that Christians as well as non-Christians treat the Bible with less dignity than it deserves. Christians read newspapers, novels … Continue reading

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The case for media-literate Christians

  Journalist, writer and political communications consultant Jesse Masia writes of media controversies, media trends and the need for media literacy… Kenyan popular culture in the first quarter of 2014 may well have been underlined by two events: The Mavuno Church poster in February and the Daystar University girl in The Pulse’s bio pin-up page that followed in March. Under intense … Continue reading

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Western animism

“belief systems that attribute souls or spirits to animals, plants, objects, natural phenomena, geographical features, ancestors etc. – these are seen as mediators requiring homage” (Steven Musa-Kormayea, drawing on Christopaganism or indigenous Christianity? by Yamamori and Taber) It can be helpful to distinguish between different worldviews (ways of seeing the world) held by different cultures – secular … Continue reading

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Christian leadership: Let’s be honest

In the coming issue of Conversation, freelance writer and iServe Africa alumnus Elizabeth Adisa takes a hard look at Christian organisations, asks some probing questions and finds a very powerful truth.   Today, talk to several people who have previously worked or are working under an explicitly Christian, “gospel minded” enterprise (whether para-church bodies and … Continue reading

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Leadership, Word and Grace

(The following article from Sammy Maina first appeared in the 2012 Apprentice magazine entitled, ‘The interaction of servant leadership, faithful Bible teaching and grace’.) In recent years, there has been a lot of talk and writing on leadership. Under this broad subject, servant leadership has really been emphasised. In the political world, corporate world, Church … Continue reading