Category Archives: History

Bishop Samuel Ajayi Crowther: The First African Bishop

This Sunday 29th of June will mark the 150 years anniversary since Samuel Ajayi Crowther was ordained as the first African bishop in the Canterbury Cathedral in England. While this is worth celebrating, it is important to understand the life … Continue reading

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12 Years a Slave: An Honest Reflection

12 Years a Slave is a biographical film about a free African American Solomon Northup who was abducted and enslaved. The film is an adaptation of the 1853 autobiography of Solomon Northup (12 years a Slave). I was one of … Continue reading

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African Leaders

The death of Madiba known to the world as Nelson Mandela on 3rd of December, while a shock has caused me to reflect on leadership issues on the continent of Africa. Madiba, though not perfect represents an African leader with … Continue reading

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Reverse Mission: Spiritual children of Western Missionaries

Conversations and discussions are still ongoing about reverse mission. Some of these conversations are centred on whether the term reverse mission is a useful positive language to use. Some are arguing that the term reverse mission should be dropped in … Continue reading

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Missionaries to the UK? Turning the Tables on Mission! (Press Release)

  A new book containing stories of missionaries from the Global South in the United Kingdom explores the changing face of Christianity in the contemporary UK.     Turning the Tables on Mission documents the contemporary experience of missionaries coming … Continue reading

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Systemic Historical Amnesia

This month marks a year since I started blogging. This one year anniversary has caused me to reflect on the reason why I created this blog. One of the reasons why I started this blog was to reflect on issues … Continue reading

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