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

October 4, 2022
wajir is dry

Wajir is Spiritually and Physically Dry

The area of Wajir is as dry spiritually as it is physically, but an FMI-supported church planter is diligently working to change that. This semi-arid county […]
October 3, 2022
William Ruto sworn in as President of Kenya

William Ruto sworn in as President of Kenya

Kenya (MNN) — William Ruto has been sworn in as the President of Kenya after narrowly beating challenger Raila Odinga. Ruto received 50.9 percent of the vote, […]
August 30, 2022
Ruto wins 2022 Kenya elections

Ruto wins 2022 Kenya elections

Kenya (MNN) — Kenya’s election results are finally in, nearly a week after election day. The former deputy president, William Ruto, is now Kenya’s fifth* President, winning […]
July 18, 2022
picture is worth a thousand words

A Picture is Worth More than a Thousand Words

Sometimes, a picture is worth even more than a thousand words. In the case of FMI’s signature evangelism tool, Snapshot, pictures help people navigate from death […]
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 […]
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