Blurring the Lines

Blurring the Lines

Written by Andi Clinard At the moment, there’s a lot that stands in contrast in Kenya. Raila Odinga and Mwai Kibaki. Orange Democratic Movement and Party of National Unity. And, perhaps most of all, Kikuyu and Luo. Or, given the day, any of the other lines able to be...
Rising from the Ashes

Rising from the Ashes

Written by Andi Clinard “We knew each other by name.” Pastor Steve Munyambu pauses thoughtfully as he reflects on the people responsible for torching his home in the Kibera slums of Nairobi, Kenya, just minutes after the disputed election results were announced....
Little Moments in Lopit

Little Moments in Lopit

by Andi Clinard Someone asked me the other day what my best moment was in my life among the Lopit, an animistic people group clustered in the mountains of Sudan South, where I’ve worked for a year and a half. One best moment? Perhaps it was the other day when Ellen,...
Whole

Whole

Far north in Kenya’s arid semi-desert, in a place dotted with little rises of rock, and speckled with stray camels, is a river and a town called Lokichar. There is an airstrip there, and it was my first time to ever land on it. The river had recently left the...