Research Papers/Topics in Religious Studies

Factors Influencing The Implementation Of Guidance And Counseling Of Selected Secondary Schools In Kisii District, Kenya

ABSTRACTObjectives: This study investigated the factors infiuendng theimplementation of guidance and counseling of selected secondaryschools in Kisii District, Kenya. Specifically, these data were gathered:profile of teacher counselors as to age, gender, professionalqualifications, number of years in service and legal status; and degreeof factors influencing the implementation of guidance and counselingas to training, availability of material resources, time avaiiabiiity,attitude towar...

Contribution Of Worth Village Banking To Economic Empowerment Of Women In Salvation Army In Bungoma County, Kenya.

Economic empowerment of women is part of the holistic mission of the Salvation Army (SA) which evangelizes both in word and deed. The holistic mission of the SA aims at restoring the right relationship with God through redemption from both sin and economic disempowerment. In Kenya, particularly in Bungoma County, the SA executes her holistic mission through redemption from sin and economic empowerment of women using the Women of Worth (WORTH) program. This study explored the contributio...

Contribution Of East African Revival Movement To Evangelism In The Anglican Church Of Kenya, Kisumu Central Archdeaconry, Maseno South Diocese, 1930 -1970

ABSTRACT The East Africa Revival Movement (EARM) has had a great impact on many of the protestant churches in Eastern Africa for many years, renewing their life and offering to individuals the challenge of a deeper experience of salvation in Christ and more radical commitment to Christian discipleship and evangelism. The Revival Movement is considered to have contributed significantly to the growth of the church in East Africa, despite having other revivals that emerged in the regio...

The Response Of The Africa Inland Church To Politics In Masinga District: 1975 -2010 (Machakos County), Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to examine the response of AIC in Masinga District to Kenyan politics. The study aimed at investigating the factors affecting the apathy of AIC to politics from 1975-2010. To accomplish this goal, the study had three objectives: to discuss the history of AIC in Masinga District and its influence to the response of AIC to politics, to analyze the perceptions of AIC members in Masinga District on the role of the Church in politics and finally to evaluate th...

Parenthood Programs In The Anglican Church And Their Influence Among Agikuyu Christians In Murang’a South Diocese, Murang’a County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study was necessitated by the fact that some parents in the ACK Dioceseof Murang’a south have challenges with some of their children because theyengage in drugs and substance abuse, irresponsible sexual behaviour, andinstead of working to develop society, some have destroyed even what hadbeen invested by their parents. The church has a responsibility of assistingparents in their parenthood. Part of the mission of SPU is to develop servantleaders who will serve the church...

The Influence Of Four Selected Muslim Non-Governmental Organizations On Education And Humanitarian Work In Mandera County, Kenya (1991-2018)

ABSTRACTThis thesis is entitled the influence of four selected Muslim non-governmental organizations on education and humanitarian work in Mandera East Sub-County (MESC), Kenya (1991-2018). The study was specifically aimed at exploring the involvement of Muslim NGOs in education and other humanitarian sectors in MESC, finding out the challenges facing them while carrying out education and other humanitarian activities, and establishing the involvement of the local community in the education a...

The Impact Of The Methodist Church In Addressing Challenges Of The Elderly In Meru County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the impact of the Methodist Church of Kenya inaddressing challenges faced by the elderly in Imenti South, Meru County. Theresearch was guided by the following objectives: Identifying the status of theelderly in Imenti south, identifying factors behind challenges facing the elderly inImenti South, assessing the effects of the strategies of the Methodist Church inaddressing the concerns of the elderly in Imenti South and suggesting holisticstrategies to add...

Stigma And Discrimination Against People Living With Hiv (Plhiv) In The Methodists Church A Case Of Njia Circuit, Igembe South Sub County, Meru County

ABSTRACT Stigma and discrimination are great components that lead to seclusion of people living with HIV and AIDS. Stigma as been stated to be the highest killer than the virus itself. A global call by UNAIDS of zero discrimination by 2015 continue to be shadowed by increased stigma despite so much information on HIV and AIDS. This study sought to establish why stigma is prevalent against PLHIV within Methodist Church in Njia Circuit where love and care would be expected. This study fo...

Chaplaincy And Rehabilitating Prisoners: A Case Study Of Embu And Kamiti Prisons In Kenya

The problem of crime has always been a challenge in all societies. Many people find themselves prisoners due to unacceptable behaviour aimed at their survival. To those imprisoned, chaplaincy is seen as a key player in rehabilitating prisoners. However, its impact on reconstructing prisoners‟ lives holistically has been limited. Recidivism and prisoners‟ population have continued to escalate unabatedly. As a result, there is weakening of the moral, economic and so...

Peace Building Among The Urban Poor Of Mathare Informal Settlement In Nairobi County: The Interventions Of The Anglican Church Of Kenya, Diocese Of Nairobi 1999-2009

ABSTRACTThe study sought to investigate the role of the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) in peace-building in Mathare Informal Settlement (MIS), Nairobi County. The ACK mandate in peace building is contained in the Provincial Synod resolutions of 1982. The synod resolved to spearhead peace-building in Kenya and fight evils that hamper cohesion in the society. ACK‟s commitment to peace and conflict resolution is widespread and clearly articulated in the Provincial Strategic Plan adopted in Sep...

Contribution Of Worth Village Banking To Economic Empowerment Of Women In Salvation Army In Bungoma County, Kenya.

ABSTRACTEconomic empowerment of women is part of the holistic mission of the Salvation Army (SA) which evangelizes both in word and deed. The holistic mission of the SA aims at restoring the right relationship with God through redemption from both sin and economic disempowerment. In Kenya, particularly in Bungoma County, the SA executes her holistic mission through redemption from sin and economic empowerment of women using the Women of Worth (WORTH) program. This study explored the contribut...

Factors Influencing Women's Non Participation In Church Administrative Leadership In The Presbyterian Church Of East Africa, Milimani Presbytery, Nairobi County; 1908-2012

ABSTRACTThe study set out to investigate factors that influence women’s low participation in church administrative leadership in the Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA) Milimani Presbytery. Globally, women are underrepresented in many sectors of the society, and the church is no exception. Even though there are no policies, which specifically bar women’s leadership, barriers exist beneath the surface. Women’s underrepresentation in church administrative leadership is also widely s...

The Place Of Women In Selected African Pentecostal Churches In Limuru Sub-County Kiambu County, Kenya

ABSTRACT This study investigated the positioning of women in three African Pentecostal churches in Limuru Sub-County, Kiambu County, Kenya. It was noted that Pentecostals belief in democratization of charisma because all Pentecostal members have the possibility of possessing spiritual gifts such as those of leadership; however, the three selected indigenous Pentecostal churches were officially denying women administrative church leadership positions. The objective of the study was thus...

Cohabitation Among The Catholic Youths In Nyando Deanery, Kisumu Diocese, Kisumu County

ABSTRACT Cohabitation is a common practice in many parts of the world including America, Europe and Africa. Cohabitation violates the teaching of the Catholic Church on the sacrament of marriage. In spite of the efforts by the Catholic Church to instill chastity, many youths in the Catholic Church do not go through church marriage, instead they choose to cohabit. The main objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of cohabitation among the Catholic youths in Nyando Deanery; Kisu...

Participative Leadership In Relation To Seventh-Day Adventist Church’s Growth In Kilifi County, Kenya

ABSTRACT This research set to explore participative leadership in relation to SDA Church‟s growth in Magarini Sub-county, Kilifi County, Kenya. Part of SDA‟s policy recognizes that authority rests in the entire membership. However, the situation on the ground is different since ordinary members are not allowed to participate in leadership. The research sought first, to examine the extent of members‟ inclusivity in leadership to enhance growth; second, to explore the causes and an...


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