Fred Bobo (left), program officer of Eastleigh Fellowship Centre’s peace program, and David Shenk (right) converse at a seminar in Eastleigh during David’s visit with fellow CMRT member Jonathan on their visit to Kenya.
A seminar in Malindi, Kenya, on the topic of Christian-Muslim relations.
David (right, second from front) and Jonathan (right, third from front) have lunch with participants at the seminar in Malindi.
A Christian-Muslim relations seminar participant from Malindi writes implementation steps for better engagement with Muslims in the area of hospitality.
A seminar participant in Malindi writes implementation steps in the area of peacemaking.
KMC General Secretary Samson Omondi (left) reads Bible text in Swahili as David (center) and other participants at the Malindi seminar follow along in their own Bibles.
A schoolteacher and health promoter with MCC’s Global Family in Embakasi, Kenya, explains how placing water bottles in the sun purifies the water and makes it safe to drink.
Youth play a pickup game of basketball on the court at Eastleigh Fellowship Center in Eastleigh, a suburb of Nairobi.
Members of the Mennonite Knights junior basketball team stand with their coach (left) and a few members of the Mennonite Knights senior team (right). Their request: “Don’t let anyone close this center.”
Eastleigh Fellowship Centre in Eastleigh, where David and Jonathan contributed to two days of seminars for Christians and dialogues between Christians and Muslims.
As David participates in a dialogue between Christians and Muslims, he gives an Arabic language translation of his book "A Muslim and a Christian in Dialogue" to the imam of the mosque across the street from Eastleigh Fellowship Centre.
Rebecca Osiro, pastor of Nairobi Mennonite Church, participates in the dialogue between Christians and Muslims.
Abul Rakman, member of the mosque across the street, participates in the dialogue between Christians and Muslims. He was the second presenter after the imam on the first day of the two-day dialogue.
At the Eastleigh seminars, participants work in small groups to study Scripture, collect stories, and write implementation steps to increase church engagement of Muslims in dialogue, witness, peacemaking, and hospitality. KMC General Secretary Samson Omondi is on the right.
Participants at the Eastleigh seminars discuss healthy engagement and witness with Muslims.
David (third from left) stands with Joseph Ngolla (second from left), director of Christian-Muslim dialogue at the Eastleigh Fellowship Center, evangelist Isang Udo-Akagha (third from right), and members of a Nigerian Christian-Muslim debate team that participated in the seminar.