Factors which led to the coming of missionaries to Kenya.
To win more Christian converts to the Christian faith
To introduce formal education
Population pressure in Europe
To settle freed slaves
Improve the living standards of Africans
To civilize the Africans
The respect given by early explorers
Obeying Jesus Christ’s command of evangelizing the whole world
To stop slave trade and introduce legitimate trade
The rise of revival movements in Europe
To Introduce medical services
Factors that led to the rise of African leadership in the Christian Church in Kenya.
Africans wanted to express Christianity in an African way
Wanted greater role in the leadership and administration of the church/desirable leadership/prominence.
Missionaries condemned the African cultures such as polygamy/female circumcision
The literate African were able to read the Bible and made better interpretation/became enlightened thus felt the need to change.
Bible translation created a desire to worship god in African way
Realised that there was little or no difference between the missionaries and colonialists
Wanted freedom from European domination
Africans were not happy with the missionaries condemnation of their religious beliefs.
Missionary groups that established mission stations in Kenya between 1890-1904
Church Missionary society (CMS)- Kabete 1904
Holy Ghost Fathers 1890-91 (Mombasa)
SDA-Seventh Day Adventist
Church of Scotland Mission (CSM), Kibwezi 1893
Friends African Mission/Qauakers (Kaimosi 1903)
Consolate Fathers (Tutho And Nyeri 1902)
African Inland Mission (Kangundo 1902)
Ways in which missionaries helped to rehabilitate freed slaves
Identify five problems which Dr. Ludwing Crapft experienced when he worked as a missionary in Kenya between 1844 and 1858.
Problems which Dr, J L Krapf experienced as a missionary in Kenya