‘Corruption is a way of life’: Lumumba

‘In Africa, corruption has become a way of life.’ This was the message from Patrick Lumumba, former director of Kenya’s anti-corruption commission today. He was addressing the African Biblical Leadership Initiative forum in Lilongwe, Malawi. Read more

Leadership change 'long overdue' in Africa, says President

The President of Malawi, His Excellency Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika, opened the fifth African Biblical Leadership Initiative forum in Lilongwe today. Read more

Hundreds due to gather in Malawi for Bible event

Some 500 people are due to attend the African Biblical Leadership Initiative conference tomorrow in Lilongwe, Malawi. Read more

Nelson’s Amazing Technicolor South Africa

I think this scene is one of the most moving to be found in Scripture. In it we see Joseph, supreme Prime Minister of the greatest nation on earth, revealing himself to the brothers who had sold him into slavery many years before. Given the power tha... Read more

God is Calling You: What Do You Make of Your Age?

The way God calls people throughout the Bible is a fascinating topic to study. He clearly has different calls for different people – in the Bible some were called to be priests, some to be prophets, some to be kings, and some even to be artists. Read more

Reflections on ABLI Malawi Build-Up

I had paid two visits to Malawi as a part of ABLI 2015 build-up: One in September 2014 and another on February 2015. During these visits, I have witnessed assuring evidence of a desire for change not only in Malawi but also in Africa. The visit in Se... Read more

The Queen, the Rites, and the Bible

I was one of the attendants of the ABLI-Ghana Forum 2015. There was lots of good stuff to share, but I found the seminar on “Traditional Rites in a Transformed Society” especially fascinating. Needless to say, Rites of Passage are important parts... Read more

Good Samaritan

‘Our village is a happier and more hopeful place thanks to the Good Samaritan project.’ That’s the verdict of local minister, the Revd Joab Zakaria Messo. The 50-year-old runs five churches around the village of Nala in rural Tanzania. In... Read more

New Bible initiative takes root among Africa’s leaders

An initiative aimed at raising the Bible’s profile among Africa’s top decision makers has gained the support of senior African Union (AU) officials, including its Deputy Chairman, Mr Ernastus Mwencha. During the AU summit in Addis Ababa, Ethio... Read more