Author: MaureenK

Our train is in the Limuru area of Kenya, a tea-growing zone. The Agikuyu people of the central region of Kenya had a prophet, a seer known as Mugo wa Kibiru. He could foresee the future and warn the people of the mountain of any impending danger. He once told of a people with frog-like […]

Christ Is the Answer Ministries (CITAM) formerly known as Nairobi Pentecostal Church was established in 1959, as a ministry of Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada (PAOC). The history of the church dates back to 1952 when Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada, John McBride came to Nairobi with a mission to establish a church that is rooted in […]

Our train is camped in the capital of Kenya at the All Saints’ Cathedral. The majority of “Nairobians’ attend the Christmas carol services held at this church for one simple reason, the ORGAN. A harmonized choir and the beautiful sounds that echo the cathedral from the organ leave one with all too visible chills. The […]

Today’s tale takes us to Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, which was known as the swampy lands back in the 1800s before the city’s development started during and after the completion of the railway line. We are looking at the Holy Family Minor Basilica cathedral, the Headquarters of the Catholic church in Kenya, and also […]

Today we look at Saint Austin’s parish of the Holy Ghost Fathers situated in the Lavington area and also home to Saint Mary’s school and the birthplace of arabica coffee farming. The Holy Ghost fathers from France also known as Spiritans, came to Kenya hoping to establish missions, convert Africans into Christianity and end the […]

St. Stephen’s Cathedral is home to some of the best Gospel artists in the country. Mary Otieno and Kayamba Africa group are some of the artists whose music careers started at this church. The history of the home of African gospel inspiration dates back to 1903 when the church’s foundation was laid, and timber with […]

Njoki Kahihu travels to Egypt and Ethiopia to continue with Christmas celebrations there since they follow the Julian calendar. Christians from these two countries celebrated Christmas on January 7th, 2022.

Today’s tale involves a voice or God’s spirit named “wele wa Msambwa” Mount Elgon, a man who heard God’s voice called Masinde, and of course the colonialists. The Church Njoki Kahihu is talking about is known as the “Dini ya Msambwa” religion from the western part of Kenya with a majority of its followers from […]

It is not Christmas in Rwanda without Isombe, this is a meal consisting of mashed cassava leaves and green bananas cooked in tomato sauce. Here Christmas celebrations commence on the eve of Christmas and sidewalks are filled with people making their way to church, the night mass is filled with prayers and beautiful traditional Christmas […]

It is the most wonderful time of the year in Mali as some people spend well over 30 hours in church. It all begins with an all-night service on Christmas eve which includes worship, preaching, and items performed by different groups including children and young people. The children memorize Bible verses to recite on Christmas […]

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