African Tour Tales

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 we look at the story of one amazing female clergy by the name of Canon Emily Awino Onyango. She made history by becoming the first female Anglican Bishop in East and Central Africa. When she was appointed Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Bondo. Cannon Emily’s appointment was unanimous by the special synod board […]

Today’s tale takes us to Dzogbegan Monastery in Togo. This Monastic community was founded by French Fathers in 1961 and they allow guests to sleep here and also dine with monks. The monastery has a picturesque environment and you are guaranteed your peace and can also join in on the daily prayers. The Abbey en […]

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 […]

Today’s tale takes us to the Eastern Region of Kenya, we are at the Cradle of the African Inland Church. The African Inland church was born out of the mission works of the African Inland mission under the leadership of one Peter Cameron Scott. He got his vision to start the African Inland Mission in […]

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.

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