10 03, 2016

Why A Solid Theology is Key for all Worship Leaders

  Last year, in a group I’m part of, a number of worship leaders engaged in a heated but meaningful debate over whether in choosing congregational music, the issue of theology is relevant. This debate was sparked off by an article by Corrie Mitchell titled let’s stop singing these ten [...]

3 03, 2016

What’s Your Wound Gift?

Social justice is one of my gifts and I have seen it play out strongly over the years through community projects and startups. I hate to admit it, but I am an idealist by nature. I envision a world with no war, disease or pain. A world where sustainable energy [...]

18 02, 2016

Three truths that could set you free

God is not limited in His expression of love and how He communicates with his children. He is eager to speak to us while we go through the normal routines and seasons of life. As His children, we should be open to whatever means by which He chooses to speak [...]

11 02, 2016

Seven lessons I learned from leading worship teams

My very first experience while leading a team was a steep learning curve and it was not exempt from extreme highs and lows. Sometimes it felt like I was merely fumbling through while trying to keep the team afloat. On numerous occasions, I was tempted to quit but what sustained [...]

21 01, 2016

The Father’s Heart

One of my favorite classes while doing my graduate studies was typologies of culture. One proponent, Hofstede, theorized that collectivistic societies, like those found in Africa, use high-context communication. A high-context communication is one in which little has to be said or written because most of the information is supposed [...]

14 01, 2016

Say Yes to the Groom

Generally speaking, I do not like weddings. In fact, weddings give me anxiety. By African standards my wedding ceremony was short- two hours and straight to the point. Don’t get me wrong, like every other girl, I grew up reading fairy tales which impressed upon me the idea of a [...]

7 12, 2015

Suicidal

I recently heard about the tragic loss of a young, beautiful woman, barely in her thirties. The sorrow was compounded by the fact that this girl committed suicide. From the look of things, she was a well-adjusted and normal young adult with dreams and hopes for a future. However, it [...]

1 10, 2014

Reflections of a social entrepreneur

Four weeks ago I engaged a group of passionate, self-driven and world-changing young adults in an online course titled: Introduction to moral imagination and challenges in poverty alleviation. This course is being offered by Acumen Fund, an organization that tackles the way poverty is viewed and alleviated. As the course [...]