Kenya

A strategic lighthouse for the Gospel

two men with boxes full of Bibles

Kenya sits at the base of the Muslim-dense nations which make up the ‘Horn of Africa,’ making it a strategic lighthouse for the Gospel across eastern Africa.

There are 42 linguistically distinct tribes across Kenya, some of which are only now about to receive the complete Bible in their own language for the first time. Many homes in the region where FMI’s partners serve have no access to electricity or running water, and conditions can best be described as “developing.”

While Kenya is a predominantly Christian nation (the Joshua Project notes that 48% of the population considers itself evangelical Christian), nominalism is rampant.

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News from Kenya

June 14, 2022
Pregnancy deaths soar in Kenya

Pregnancy deaths soar in Kenya

Kenya (MNN) — In 2021, Kenya saw the deaths of pregnant women increase by 300 percent compared with 2020. Many of these pregnancies come from sexual assaults… […]
May 9, 2022
False teachers vex African communities

False teachers vex African communities

Kenya (MNN) — In Africa, many false teachers distort Christianity to their own advantage. The BBC’s Africa Eye recently visited one cult in Uganda known as the […]
March 15, 2022
FMI holds church leadership conference in Kenya

FMI holds church leadership conference in Kenya

Kenya (MNN) — What would you do if your pastor didn’t know the story of Jesus? That’s the situation facing some churches in Kenya… Read the […]
February 22, 2022
hope in the middle of hardship and grief

Hope in the middle of hardship & grief

“There is hope even in the middle of hardship and grief.” That’s one of the messages Pastor Jaali has reiterated to his congregation in recent months. […]
February 22, 2022
Roadside bomb kills four in Kenya

Roadside bomb kills four in Kenya

Kenya (MNN) — On the morning of February 2, a vehicle in Kenya ran over an explosive device planted by terrorist group Al-Shabab. All four occupants were […]
January 17, 2022
FMI partner works for reconciliation between Kenyan tribes

FMI partner works for reconciliation between Kenyan tribes

Kenya (MNN) — In Kenya, the Luo tribe and the Kalenjin tribe have feuded for over a decade. Young men from the Kalenjin tribe have stolen […]
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