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Timely questions for African Christianity from the biblical vision of church – a Book review

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Dr. Conrad Mbawe, a pastor of Kabwata Baptist Church in Lusaka, Zambia and senior lecturer at African Christian University, constructively faces the hard and timely questions on that so far elusive interface between the biblical ideals of church building and the reality of an Africa transformed by those biblical principles. Can African christian church leaders rise to the challenge Mbawe ably frames in constructive guidelines?

In God’s Design for the Church: A Guide for African Pastors and Ministry Leaders, Conrad Mbewe explores the subject of Christian identity and community in light of Africa’s complex and rapidly changing social context.

Read the full review titled, 20 Questions for the Churches in Africa | Christianity Today

David Zac Niringiye contributed this review on Christianity Today, December 2020Vol. 64, No. 9, Pg 77, “Discerning God’s Mind for African Christianity”.

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