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Mteja?

Mteja is the Swahili word for “subscriber.” It is the first word spoken by the sweet, friendly recorded voice that comes on when you call someone and they don’t answer. By default, the word has come to mean “not available” … Continue reading

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Learning curve

Learning to navigate a zillion different online platforms might not be as difficult for you as it has been for me… trying to learn how to put Sunday services on Facebook; (do you know how many cables and connections and … Continue reading

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Power

Mary* was not having a very good day, to say the least. Having been left by her husband weeks ago—without a job or source of income—she has been struggling to feed her three children, the youngest being five months old. … Continue reading

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Curses

Curses. We kind of know what they are. In the back of my mind, I know well the maxim, especially in the Old Testament, that blessings follow obedience and curses follow disobedience. I am also aware of the many “if” … Continue reading

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Glory

Word for word through Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers has the potential to be a tedious read. But, on the contrary, this was an exciting day of our Bible Read-a-Thon. After the children of Israel escaped from ruthless slavery under the … Continue reading

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Where is the “enemy”?

At a Crossing Cultures consultation in Mombasa recently, one of the speakers noted that the biggest threats to the Kingdom advance in our day are materialism, individualism and Islamic extremism. We can get very “worked up” about Islam, especially when … Continue reading

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Unselfish Determination

Ruth’s determination and faith earned her a prominent place in God’s Word. That did not come easy. Ruth gave up her citizenship, left her people and turned away from her gods. It appears that her decision had been made much … Continue reading

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