4 08, 2016

Leading Me: 3 ways to become a better leader

I dedicated my life to Christ when I was pretty young and the journey has been interesting…in a good way. It has been a journey of listening, learning, obedience, and like a child- tantrums. Sometimes, the conversations I have with God sound a bit like this one taken from The [...]

28 07, 2016

Taking the plunge: How to start a social venture

In a previous post, I talked briefly about my experience starting a social venture in 2011, at a government rehabilitation center in Nairobi, Kenya. Two to three times a week, I and a few other volunteers taught music theory, voice, and piano to a group of teenage boys. Despite the [...]

21 07, 2016

Salt and Light- An interview with Ivlyn Mutua

Called to worship is a segment on my blog that highlights the lives and ministries of worship leaders who are making an impact in Kenya, Africa and beyond. The idea is to interact with worship leaders whose faith and stories inspire us to be better ministers. Here is my interview [...]

14 07, 2016

In the shadow of His wings

Chickens are by far one of the most protective birds when it comes to their young. It is said that hens are so protective of their chicks that they will take on predators larger than themselves, in a bid to safeguard their young. They are also known to puff up [...]

7 07, 2016

Building Teams

As far back as I can remember, I have either started a group or been part of the initial stages of a venture. I have learnt invaluable lessons that have informed my leadership philosophy. All of which you can read here and here. Building teams is not an easy task [...]

30 06, 2016

Taking the Plunge

  In previous posts, I talk extensively about the importance of collaboration. This year, God has been teaching me how critical it is for believers to align themselves to specific mentors, leaders or organizations, in order to build momentum, leading to kingdom advancement. I believe that mentoring can open boundless [...]

23 06, 2016

When God Sang

Last year I taught a course at Daystar University- Music and worship in the church. For one of the classes, I had a visiting lecturer teach the students about African music. In talking about the diversity and richness of African music, she used an example from her community- Dholuo, to [...]

16 06, 2016

Signs and wonders- An interview with George Adede

  Called to worship is a segment on my blog that highlights the lives and ministries of worship leaders who are making an impact in Kenya, Africa and beyond. The idea is to interact with worship leaders whose faith and stories inspire us to be better ministers. Here is my [...]

9 06, 2016

Finishing Well

My husband and I formed a culture of thanksgiving in our home. Every night before bed, we ask three questions in reflection of our day: What was your high? What was your low? And, what are you thankful for? This practice has often put life in perspective, especially in tough [...]

2 06, 2016

The Man in the Arena

One of the most notable gifts my dad gave to me as a child was the curiosity for books. He would travel a lot and after every visit abroad, would bring back books upon books. I fondly remember watching him unpack his bags, waiting excitedly for him to unveil the [...]