While attending an event recognizing persons living with disability in his constituency, Kibra Member of Parliament Ken Okoth recently tweeted: “Celebrating the International Day of Persons Living with Disability. Inability is not Disability (sic).” This example illustrates an important point about many of our attempts to “normalize” what the prevailing culture otherwise finds abnormal. Chances are … Continue reading Black is not beautiful
Sharon Otieno was 26 and in love. The Rongo University student was on a night out with friends when she met the man that would dominate her mind and inbox for months to come. A charming man The man was charming. He was kind and good to her. She blushed whenever she spoke about him or … Continue reading I am Sharon Otieno
Apart from Jesus, the people in the Bible are no more worthy of being our examples than the people outside the Bible. A person is not worth emulating simply because they had the "privilege" of being a character in Scripture. There's nothing special about having a "Christian" or "Biblical" name. God has surrounded us with … Continue reading Be like Dave from Accounting
Christianity is often criticized for putting faith and "allegiance to God" above reason. Our arguments are dismissed for being circular, and we are ridiculed for refusing to consider the possibility that we could be wrong about the existence of God. I think many of these criticisms are valid, and more Christians should be willing … Continue reading Is it reasonable to believe in God?
I don't believe there's an unprecedented surge in FAKE NEWS in Kenya. Or at least the rise is not as big as it has been made out to be. I think what is happening is the same thing that happened with the apparent rise of police killings of unarmed black men in the US over … Continue reading The Fake News on Fake News
Kenya's 2017 General Election has revealed demons that have long captured our souls, and unless we deal with them, it doesn't matter who becomes the president of Kenya. In my short stint as a reporter for the Daily Nation, I experienced many challenges. But that's not news, being a journalist in Kenya is almost synonymous … Continue reading A time to weep… and reflect
Kenya's 2017 General Election is just a month away and I can't help but wonder, how would Jesus vote? If you are a Christian, you have probably wondered how you should go about choosing a presidential candidate. Who do you vote for when every name on the list seems tainted by past and present scandals? … Continue reading Would Jesus Vote for Uhuru or Raila?