Christ Alone

The 16th century reformation is often understood in terms of the five 'alones': Scripture alone Grace alone Faith alone Christ alone To the Glory of God alone Probably none of these were fully developed in the mind of Martin Luther in 1517 when he nailed his 95 theses for debate to the door of the …

Keep awake!

“Behold, I am coming like a thief! Blessed is the one who stays awake, keeping his garments on, that he may not go about naked and be seen exposed!” [Rev. 16:15] One of the main purposes of church is to keep us awake. The African theologian Augustine talked of how difficult it is to escape spiritual sleep: Thus …

Shape, Form & Substance

But how might the Church Look like? This was the big question on 23rd October, when we held a core group meeting to continue  discussion on the Kikuyu Plant. We did a recap of the previous meeting : Spiritual mapping of Kikuyu area. Social-economic status of the little-town, challenge of gambling, drugs, prostitution, extreme poverty …

Clarifying Questions

We all like to be clear about what we are doing at any one point. In fact, the biggest barrier in any task/project is usually our own convictions as to the rightness/wrongness/timing/strategic value/our role etc of the matter at hand - all within our minds/hearts. Once we move beyond the inner barriers we deal much …