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Dispatch Africa 2013: Crossing the border today from Kenya into Tanzania was a hot, boring, and uneventful affair, except for one exchange with a couple of locals which I feel compelled to confess. While waiting in the car for our papers to be approved by the border agents, or some other such business no doubt […]
Dispatch Africa 2013: I spent the day teaching the Maasai for seven hours on my feet, which included more than 2 hours of impromptu Q&A. Sublime, but I was beat. When I returned to my room at the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) Guest House in Kajiado (rhymes with Colorado), I flopped onto the threadbare […]
Dispatch Africa 2013: Well, I turned 50 today (April 15th). I spent the day teaching systematic theology to a group of about 30 Maasai Christian pastors in the bush of southwestern Kenya, toward the Tanzanian border (I am not making this up.). It’s the raining season here, and everything is green in sub-Saharan Africa. The […]