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?
African Traditional Religions
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
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
Deliverance ministry is causing havoc in African churches. A South African pastor sprayed an insecticide at his church members for spiritual deliverance. During a prayer for deliverance, a Zimbabwean prophet made his church members drink sewage water. Another South African pastor is using engine oil to detect demons.What would you do if a woman who previously had five … [Read more...] about Here is a better way to do a deliverance ministry
Should a Christian attend a unbeliever's funeral?This question might seem unimportant to you, especially if you are a Western Christian. All funerals are the same, they're no questionable rituals and your faith is not tried. But for most African Christians, attending an unbeliever's funeral is not that easy.In Africa, funerals test your faith, your patience, your love, … [Read more...] about This Is What Happens When A Christian Attends A Unbeliever’s Funeral