African communities are a tapestry knitted by a string of storytellers passionate about their craft and purpose. To a young girl tired from fetching water from a distant borehole, or a boy nursing wounds from an unfortunate hunting escapade, stories are more than the Balm of Gilead for soothing pain; they are an unassuming window to the hidden mysteries of the past, the people, … [Read more...] about What makes a Christian Theology African?
You probably don't know that I wrote a memoir - a little book about my extremely ordinary life. And I'm not surprised only three people bought I Could Be Someone. Seriously, who would want to read a memoir about an unknown African boy? People don't read memoirs by people they don't respect or revere.I'm not a Nobel Laureate like Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela or Wangari … [Read more...] about The Important Lesson I Learned While Writing A Memoir
African traditional worldviews are diverse. After all, Africa is not a single country but a continent with 54 sovereign countries. Some countries are inside another country. And others are surrounded by an ocean. Importantly, each country has more than a dozen distinct cultures.Oftentimes, each culture has a distinct language, geographic location, and religion. Thus, people … [Read more...] about 5 Things You Should Know About African Traditional Worldviews
In recent years, Western missionaries have been accused of being vehicles of neo-colonialism. Dr. Celestin Musekura discusses the role of Western missionaries in the 21st Century. Written by Dr. Celestin Musekura An African political leader once said, “In the middle of the storm, ripe or not, the orange fruit will fall on the ground.” We are living in a changing world. And … [Read more...] about The Evolving Role of Western Missionaries in Missions Today
Africa needs African leaders who know the true African story. It’s very common to hear about the poverty in Africa. You probably heard about the AIDS, orphans and widows too. And you feel overwhelmed by the dark picture of Africa painted by well meaning western workers.The workers often appeal to the emotions of westerners so they can get them to give financially and be … [Read more...] about This is why Africans should lead Africans