Our class lecture and the various readings took me down memory lane. I realized that we all have the innate need for acceptance, approval and love. This need is amplified especially in the fiery kiln of the painful experiences that are part of life. Although my father was absent for majority of my life, I […]
A CHRIST-CENTERED IDENTITY: BEING A ONE-WOMAN MAN!
A Reflection based on Bishop Dr. David Oginde’s talk, “A Christ-Centered Identity” The chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for false evidence against Jesus so that they could put him to death. But they did not find any, though many false witnesses came forward. Then the high priest stood up and said to Jesus, […]
“We often forget that the call to Christianity is towards the work of God wherever we are” ~ Pastor Calisto, Nairobi Baptist Church Africa has one of the youngest populations in the world. This is a clear indication that change in Africa is inevitable. The questions we have heard asked by many young Christians are, “What is […]
THE COST OF A DUALISTIC WORLDVIEW & REGAINING THE LOST YEARS!
A Response to Dr. Richard Mutura’s talk, “A Biblical Worldview: God’s Plan for Creation” I always believed, like every other young Christian I grew up with, that there was a clear distinction between the sacred & the secular. Salvation was a great privilege; the last thing I wanted to do was screw it up. With great […]
A COMMUNIQUE FROM HESABIKA TRUSTEES FOLLOWING RECENT MEETING Kenyan elections: A predictable crisis Every five years, it is de javu for Kenyans. Predictably, there will be problems with how elections are conducted and a fear of violence permeates the air for months. Kenyans may not agree on why this is the case, but at least […]
By Bishop David Oginde For the video on this, please click: here Introduction What a time to be a preacher! I can only imagine what each one of you is expecting me to say! I know so because many of you sent me text messages and emails: Bishop, these people have stolen our votes again…what is […]
You are born and given a name by your parents or the society depending on the dictates of their ethnicity or culture. Everyone is informed of the name, and as you grow up they call you by that name and you grow into the name; it becomes your identity! Just as most of us […]
The first time I ever acted, the Director kept telling me, “Make use of the stage!” That the moment when I stood out there was all mine and I should fully utilize it. Unfortunately, in that moment when I was trying simultaneously to remember my lines and lock out fear of the audience, the stage felt a […]
The Hesabika Mentorship Program has been God’s timely gift to me for this year. As the year began, my world seemed so dark and confused. I had gone through a difficult and tough break up that left me with more questions than answers. As I sat down to listen to Dr. Richard Mutura take us […]
The Past… Growing up, I had quite a struggle understanding who I was, and I found myself leeching on the identity of significant people in my life: my parents (and especially my father as I was a typical daddy’s girl) and my friends (who were not many). I found a different truth when I gave my life […]
It All Depends On You! Like the Roman Catholic monk Thomas Merton said, “People may spend their whole lives climbing the ladder of success only to find, once they reach the top, that the ladder is leaning against the wrong wall.” This is the feeling professionals drawn from law, medicine, business, engineering, media, among others […]