Staying Rooted in Christ in a Shifting Culture
Register for in-person on 25th
Venue: PCEA St. Andrew’s
Early bird: Deadline passed.
(Before Nov 3)
Registration: Ksh 700
At the gate: Ksh 1000
The 4th Annual African Apologetics Conference
Our 4th annual conference 2023 theme is entitled Identity: Staying Rooted in Christ in a Shifting Culture. This theme unpacks the centrality of our Christian identity as rooted in Christ, in the face of cultural shifts happening in gender/sexuality, African traditional culture, popular culture and ethnic/political identification. We address the theme from biblical/expositional perspectives, panel discussions, small group discussions and digital modes of engagement where we hope to follow the biblical mandate in Romans 12:2 “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.”
TUE 21ST NOV
WED 22ND NOV
THUR 23RD NOV
FRI 24TH NOV
SAT 25TH NOV
8:00 – 9:30 PM ONLINE
8:00 – 9:30 PM ONLINE
8:00 – 9:30 PM ONLINE
8:00 – 9:30 PM ONLINE
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
AM I DEFINED BY MY SEXUAL OR GENDER ORIENTATION?
AM I DEFINED BY MY CULTURE?
AM I DEFINED BY MY POLITICAL PARTY
Mr Bill Dindi
Bill Scott – Ratio Christi
|TUE 21ST NOV 2023||Theme exposition: Identity Rooted in Christ|
Speaker: Bill Dindi
|1. To exposit the theme from the assigned biblical text in light of the overall conference theme and sub-themes|
|WED 22ND NOV 2023||Am I defined by my gender/sexual orientation? |
Speaker: Bill Scott
|1. To explore sexuality as just one component of God’s image in humanity|
2. To examine whether gender and sexuality are the same thing
3. To unpack the concept of gender binary
|THUR 23RD NOV 2023||Am I defined by my culture?|
Speaker: John Ng’ang’a
|1. To unpack various types of ‘rival’ cultures: popular culture, African, secular etc|
2. To examine the resurgence of ATRs
3. To ground next gens in gospel identity in light of ATRs
4. To show how people are using ATR emotionally/psychologically for financial gain
|FRI 24TH NOV 2023||Am I defined by my political party or leader? (to what extent is my Christian identity defined by politics)|
Speaker: Charles Kanjama
|1. To distinguish between political identity and identity rooted in Christ.|
2. To propose various approaches of how should Christians vote
3. To explore whether Kenya is a Christian or secular nation
4. To examine the relationship between Church and State
5. To explore Christian influence in the political arena, at both policy level and at personal level
IN-PERSON CONFERENCE PROGRAM – SAT 25TH NOV 2023
|8:00 AM – 9:00 AM||Registration||Ruth / Tess|
|9:00 AM – 9:10 AM||Hymns||St. Andrew’s|
|9:10 AM – 9:15 AM||Welcome Remarks from Apologetics Kenya + Speaker Intro|
|9:15 AM – 10:00 AM||Keynote 1: Resurgence of ATR||Pst. David Ndegerege (PCEA St Andrews)|
|10:00 AM – 10.05 AM||Speaker Introduction|
|10:05 AM – 10:50 AM||Keynote 2: The New Sexual Revolution||Aseka Taabu (C. S. Lewis Institute)|
|10:50 AM – 11:30 AM||Tea Break // Partner briefs|
|11:30 AM – 12:30 PM||Panel: The New Sexual Revolution
Dr. Kevin Muriithi (Host – Apologetics Kenya)
Pst. Ted Wahome (Mamlaka Church)
Pst. Jemimah Nasieku (Mavuno Church)
Nato Amos (Trinity Fellowship)
|12:30 PM – 13:00 PM||Closing QnA|| All Speakers
Christine (Host – St. Andrews)
|13:00 PM +||Lunch and Networking|
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Is chair of Apologetics Kenya. He is presently full-time Lecturer at St. Paul’s University in the Theology faculty, and specializes in practical theology, youth ministry and apologetics. He initially worked as an Engineer before pursuing a call to pastoral ministry, completing a BSc in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, an M.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies and PhD in Theology. He has a Certificate in Apologetics from Talbot School of Theology, Biola University and previously served in the pastoral team of PCEA Loresho Community Church. He is currently working with Langham on a book on Apologetics in Africa, forthcoming 2023. He is married to Jessica and together are raising their son Noah.
Charles Kanjama is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a Company Secretary. Chairman of the Kenya Christian Professionals Forum (KCPF). He is one of the founding partners of Muma&Kanjama Advocates. Kanjama has over the years gained great experience in all branches of Commercial Law, including Banking & Insurance, Employment Law, Public Law Litigation, Criminal Law, Succession Law, Family Law and Children, Building Construction, General Contract, Tort Law-Libel and General Tort, Intellectual Property and Conveyancing work. He has a keen interest in Tax Law. He is a currently pursuing his masters degree at the University of Nairobi and has written extensively on numerous aspects of Civil Procedure, Environmental Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, International Institutions and Property including Intellectual Property, legal ethics and jurisprudence, authored digests on Matrimonial Property Law, Constitutional Law and Tax Law, and is a regular columnist in the Standard Newspaper, as well as administrator Strathmore Educational Trust. Charles is also a Council Member of the Law Society of Kenya, and Convenor of its Constitution Implementation and Law Reform Committee. He is also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (as well as ICPAK and ICPSK).
Pst. Jem is a dedicated youth pastor, known for her fervent passion for the Gospel and Apologetics. Jem’s expertise in youth ministry has allowed her to connect with and inspire young people, providing guidance and a strong spiritual foundation. Her faith is unwavering, and her ability to articulate complex spiritual concepts with clarity and conviction has earned her respect and admiration with those she ministers to.
She is a wife and mother, embracing her home as her first ministry. On a lighter note, Jem has a unique and amusing quirk – a relentless addiction to bread. Her love for anything related to bread is so undeniable that her friends have humorously considered treatment options. Jem, has an uncanny talent for delivering witty and amusing jokes often about serious issues, which brings laughter and light-heartedness to the lives of those around her. Her ability to find humor in everyday situations is a testament to her positive outlook on life.
Her life is a vibrant tapestry of faith, family, and laughter, and she continues to inspire those around her with her diverse range of qualities and experiences.
Aseka Taabu is an itinerant minister and speaker involved in apologetics and discipleship events in high schools, universities and churches across Kenya. His passion for the lost has seen him start discipleship groups aimed at equipping believers for works of service both in the church and corporate sphere. He also serves as a speaker for the C. S. Lewis Institute.
Ted is a pastor at Mamlaka Hill Chapel and serves as the pastor-in-charge of Leadership Development at the Nairobi Campus. He is happily married to Kagwiria, and enjoys reading, movies and spending time with friends in his spare time. He is currently a final year Master of Divinity student at Africa International University.
Bill Scott is Ratio Christi Chapter Director, Houston Christian University in the US. Ratio Christi is a renown global apologetics movement working in campuses across the world. He previously served as a youth pastor, church planter, and itinerant speaker. He graduated from Kentucky Mountain Bible College, Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies, and also holds a Masters of Arts in Cultural Apologetics and Certificate in Philosophical Apologetics from Houston Baptist University. He resides with his wife Tabitha in Houston, Texas.
John is currently managing consultant for Taruma Consultants LTD. He consults widely in petroleum, logistics, leadership development, performance management, and other specialities. He is heavily involved in training leaders throughout Africa.
John retired from the Kenya country leadership team of a multinational oil company as its Distribution & Operations Manager. He started his career in 1970s as a development banker before moving on to the petroleum industry.
For 40 years, he was in the national leadership of Kenya Students Christian Fellowship (KSCF, a ministry to high schools), and ended up serving as its Chief Patron. He was also in the leadership of Fellowship of Christian Unions (FOCUS, serves in universities and colleges), and ended up in a member of its Advisory Board. This has given him opportunity to mentor the youth, which he does up to date.
John speaks and writes extensively on leadership and interpersonal relations. He writes a Weekly Meditation found at www.johnnganga.org, and has authored several leadership and interpersonal relations books including Secret of Contentment, Friendship, Leadership – King David Style, A Leader’s Source of Influence, Christian Professionals – Leading in the Marketplace, The Character of an Influential Leader, Integrity – The Litmus Test of Good Leadership, Finding A Life Partner, The Leader as a Steward, A Leader’s Work Ethics, Discover Your Life’s Purpose and Christianity and Culture,Market Place Leadership-Nehemiah Style ,Marriage:Christian Or Traditional, Challenges In Marriage .
He has been in the leadership of several organizations. He is the Founding Chairman of several of them including Ethical Leadership Network(ELNET) Business Leaders Forum, Shell Pensioners Association(SHEVO), Biblica Kenya Board, Biblica Trust Fund, FOCUS Kisumu Branch, KSCF-KEAT, Mt Kinangop Girls High School , CITAM CED Department, CITAM Missions Department, and was the first Secretary when CITAM Council of Elders was established. For more information about John, visit his website here.