Even From Oceans Away, Prayer Changes Things

When something happens a world away, it’s easy to remain unmoved. We can lose the urgency of a situation when we aren’t in the muck of it. On Sept. 21, armed gunmen stormed the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, terrorizing civilians, taking hostages and...

My Last Meal in Kenya’s Westgate Mall Courtyard

I have been really upset over the shooting at the Westgate Mall in Kenya a few weeks ago. It’s not just the fact that there was more violence in our world – another senseless shooting leaving people dead because of violence. Certainly these things affected me,...

Mission Work’s Success in Building Relationships

When I stepped off the plane in Nairobi, Kenya, I had no idea I would be embarking on one of the best experiences of my life. Last summer, I was blessed with the opportunity to join two other college students to participate in a 10-week internship with Cooperative...

Kenyan Faith Leaders Seek Ban on Toxic Brews

NAIROBI (RNS/ENInews) Faith leaders in Kenya hope to collect 1 million signatures to petition President Mwai Kibaki to rescind a new law legalizing traditional brews that have left hundreds dead. Christian, Hindu and Muslim leaders are concerned the law will lead to...