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?
The Kenyan General Election is around the corner, just 42 days away, and I am curious, when did you last pray for your country? If you did, what did you say in that prayer? Did you pray for any specific political leader? What did you say to God about President Uhuru Kenyatta? Did you pray … Continue reading It’s Foolish to Pray for Kenya
When the story broke on Sunday evening, the "facts" were scanty. I put the word facts in quotation marks because, as the story unfolded, the word would become less and less relevant to the narrative. Sunday Nation's reporter Walter Menya was arrested for apparently soliciting a bribe in order to "kill" a story implicating Kenya's … Continue reading I am Walter Menya
I love science. I like to understand and explain every day phenomena and I find science shows and publications the best place to satisfy this curiosity. In fact, some of my favorite Podcasts are science podcasts. RadioLab tops the list. Others include Invisibilia, Hidden Brain, The Naked Scientist and BBC Radio's The Why Factor... just … Continue reading Science and Myth, an Unlikely Friendship