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By Geoffrey Kamau

When seven young American physician assistant graduates came to Kenya late 2011 on the invitation of one member of the team, a Kenyan native, to participate in free medical camps in and around Nakuru, the change they brought about in the lives of ordinary citizens could be felt even after they left. It was this success that gave them the urge and the burden to come back a second time. Continue Reading

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Open lecture with chris chivers

Date: Tuesday, 15th October 2013

Venue: Lecture Theatre 2

Time: 9-10 am, 11- 12.00

Class: Missiology (Contemporary issues in mission studies)

Abstract

When an Anglican priest was asked to go and model inter religious living in Blackburn in Lancashire, he didn’t know that just days later the London bombings (7/7) would change the landscape of his community and country. Employing a Muslim on the staff of the cathedral – a world first – he founded a grassroots agency called exChange which aimed to penetrate the depth of issues that came to the surface in a community which had become forty percent Muslim since workers migrated from the Indian subcontinent early in the twentieth century as textile workers for Lancashire’s mills. Continue Reading

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At SPU we strongly encourage reading because well, that is why we are here any way. Louis L’ Amour said that ‘For one who reads, there is no limit to the number of lives that may be lived, for fiction, biography, and history offer an inexhaustible number of lives in many parts of the world, in all periods of time’. Diana Gitau, an administration staff at SPU recommends a list of books from the Bishop Okullu memorial Library and gives you the reasons why reading is the thing to do. Enjoy the read.

Hidden Treasures

There are many perks that you get from working at St. Paul’s University. Most people will mention the lovely St. Paul’s community that make you feel that you are part of a larger family, others will notice the amazing spiritual nourishment that you get thanks to the chaplaincy and fellowship; others will mention the amazing working environment with great weather for learning and a serenity that gives you peace of mind. However, in addition to all that, one of my favorite perks is the Bishop Okullu Memorial Library. You simply cannot take for granted the ability to access as many books as you want and at no fee at all. Continue Reading