Forward in Faith (NA) statement on Kenyan consecration

Oct 13, 2021 by

from Anglican Ink: The Most Reverend Jackson Ole Sapit Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church of Kenya Your Grace, We, the bishops and members of Forward in Faith North America, write to express our profound sadness at the decision of the Anglican Church of Kenya to break two thousand years of episcopal principle and practice, the great tradition in Anglicanism since the English Reformation, as well as GAFCON protocol, and consecrate a female bishop. Your decision to act unilaterally in...

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Fort Worth objects, but not rejects, the consecration of Rose Okeno: Will maintain fellowship with the Anglican Church of Kenya

Sep 24, 2021 by

by Suzanne Gill, Anglican Ink: Editor’s note: The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth (ACNA) released a resolution today, affirming its opposition to the consecration of women to the episcopate, and voiced it’s objections to the consecration of Rose Okeno of the Diocese of Butere in the Anglican Church of Kenya last week. Women bishops were not second order issues, the standing committee explained, but matters “necessary to salvation”. Fort Worth’s response was not to...

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Job vacancy at atheist society after secretary decides there is a God

May 31, 2021 by

by Cormac Connelly-Smith, Mail+: An atheist organisation in Kenya is looking for a new secretary – after the incumbent ‘found Jesus’. The Atheists in Kenya Society, based in the country’s capital Nairobi, announced the resignation of Seth Mahiga on Saturday evening. Its president Harrison Mumia said: ‘Seth’s reason for resigning is that he has found Jesus Christ and is no longer interested in promoting atheism in Kenya. ‘We wish Seth all the best in his new-found relationship with Jesus...

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Appointment of women bishop in Kenya challenged

Jan 30, 2021 by

by George Conger, Anglican Ink: The appointment of the Rev. Canon Emily Onyango as assistant Bishop of Bondo in the Anglican Church of Kenya was unlawful and improper, lay members of the diocesan synod have claimed in a 19 January 2021 petition filed with the primate, the Most Rev. Jackson Ole Sapit. Six lay members of synod have alleged the appointment of Canon Onyango was unlawfully engineered by their bishop, the Rt. Rev. David Kobia in violation of diocesan and provincial canons. They have...

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Kenya: Church marks 50 years with warning

Nov 25, 2020 by

By Charles Raven, Evangelicals Now: The Anglican Church of Kenya, which has just celebrated its 50th anniversary as an independent Province, is an interesting example. The current Archbishop and Primate, Jackson Ole Sapit, may not yet be as well known outside Kenya as some of his predecessors (such as David Gitari who was a prominent opponent of President Moi’s attempt to entrench one-party rule, and Eliud Wabukala, who was Chairman of GAFCON from 2011 to 2016), but he too is bringing...

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Feb 26, 2020 by

Youth for Life is a community organisation based in Athi River, near Nairobi. Kenya. It works with disadvantaged young people in a holistic way, assisting with education, health, relief of poverty, economic empowerment and care for the local environment. YfL has a clear Christian foundation. One of the aims of the ministry is to enable young people to come to faith in Jesus, to grow in that faith, and to make a positive difference for the gospel in the community. Raphael Gakinya, the Director...

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