Observing ministry in Africa

Jul 17, 2017 by

by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream I’m writing this from Kenya. To be more specific, I’m hosted by the Diocese of Machakos, centred on the town of that name about 40 miles south east of Nairobi. For the past two years Anglican Mainstream has been partnering with a youth ministry...

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Kenyan Boys Finding Success in Overcoming Same-Sex Attraction

May 24, 2017 by

by Anita Carey, Church Militant: A group home for boys in Kenya lured into a gay lifestyle and prostitution is achieving success. The Center for Compassion, Rehabilitation and Development (the Center), in Athi River near Nairobi, offers Kenyan boys as young as 12 a way out of gay prostitution and...

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Faith-based grassroots project addresses serious, hidden crisis of sexual exploitation of children in Kenya

Mar 31, 2017 by

By Arthur Goldberg and Andrew Symes. Kenya is rapidly becoming one of the major destinations for commercial sexual activity, particularly as it relates to children. According to some recent statistics, Kenya ranks #7 world-wide as a popular destination for sex tourism. ECPAT UK, an organisation...

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Crowdfunding Site Helps Kenyan Home for Sexually Exploited Boys

Feb 28, 2017 by

by Christine Niles, Church Militant: A Kenyan home for abused boys needs help — and a faith-friendly crowdfunding initiative is featuring the the home as its newest featured project. Founded by the Jewish Institute for Global Awareness (JIFGA) based on a concept developed by its co-director Arthur...

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Famine: pray and give

Feb 13, 2017 by

“Food is a divine gift” – WCC invites global day of prayer to end world famine As more people face famine today than any time in modern history, the World Council of Churches (WCC) together with the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) and a range of faith-based partners and networks invite a...

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Kenyan church says no to sex ed. classes

Oct 20, 2016 by

by George Conger Anglican Ink: The Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) stands opposed to the introduction of sex education classes in primary schools, saying introducing the subject to early to children without input from the church would harm their moral character. In an address given on 7 Oct 2016 at...

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