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.