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Kenya’s Attorney General Publishes New Rules to Shut Down Small Churches!



According to the Daily Nation , the government has proposed a raft of tough new measures that could radically change the way religious organisations conduct their business.

The new draft rules published by Attorney-General Githu Muigai are aimed at curbing religious societies that swindle Kenyans, engage in money laundering, promote terrorism or become a public nuisance.

The proposed rules come a year after investigative journalists exposed the dubious activities of Mr Victor Kanyari, a supposed pastor in Nairobi, stirring widespread public outrage and ridicule.

The draft regulations cover the registration process and theological qualifications of religious leaders, introduce umbrella bodies that will promote self-regulation and require a declaration of sources of income.

There is also the requirement to give annual returns and audited accounts.

Religious organisations will also have to disclose if members of the same family are holding any leadership positions in the same outfit. Moreover, they will have to state all their assets and liabilities and any affiliations with foreign religious groups.

There has been criticism of some pastors who stand accused of setting up churches primarily to make money and exploit the poor.

Before the new rules were formulated, churches and other religious institutions were only required to fill forms detailing the names of office-bearers, a postal address and their objectives, among other things.

They additionally needed to provide any theological qualifications of the leaders, without specifying a minimum requirement.

After the Pastor Kanyari expose on KTN in November 2014, which was followed up by extensive media coverage, Prof Muigai called a meeting with all religious organisations with a view to coming up with new rules. Some of the tricks exposed were the staging of phone calls to lure radio listeners to “plant a seed” (give offertory) and fake miracles — including mixing the chemical potassium permanganate with water and claiming it is blood.


A year earlier, NTV’s Dennis Okari exposed rogue pastors targeting their gullible congregations in Seeds of Sin.

Saturday, the AG told the Sunday Nation that two consultative meetings were held between the government and Christians, Muslims and members of other religions.

He announced that the rules will be gazetted by the end of January after religious leaders give their input within the next 14 days.

“Last year was for consultations, 2016 will be the implementation year. There shall be rules in place by the end of the month,” he said.
The Kenya National Congress of Pentecostal Churches and Ministries chairman Bishop Mark Kariuki yesterday expressed shock at the draft rules.

He acknowledged that the AG met religious leaders last year and promised to set up a committee made up of representatives from the AG’s office and religious leaders.

“The AG said the committee would have been set up within two months. The committee was to come up with the rules but this never happened. These rules are a big shock to us. I will need to do more consultations before I respond comprehensively,” said Bishop Kariuki.
All religious societies and religious umbrella bodies are required to comply with the new rules within one year from the day they come into force. The AG said Kenyans had expressed their wishes for regulations and the government had responded.

“Every freedom is subject to the rights of others and the responsibilities of those who enjoy them. There is consensus we cannot continue to have a situation where there isn’t a minimum responsibility on the part of religious institutions to ensure that the freedom of worship is exercised within responsible parameters that don’t infringe on rights of others,” he said.

Prof Muigai added: “These rules are intended to ensure all churches and all religious groups are treated in the same manner so that there can never be any group that may say ‘these rules are good for another group but not good for us.’ They are intended for all.”

He argued that lawyers, accountants, engineers, journalists, all have a framework where they are regulated and therefore religious institutions are no exception.

But the religious leaders then rejected formulation of new rules calling it persecution of the church. Kenya National Congress of Pentecostal Churches and Ministries was opposed to any move to regulate the churches.

Under the rules, all religious societies, those under recognised religions like Christianity, Islam, Hindu among others, will have to abide.
About 80 per cent of Kenyans self-identify as Christians and there is no doubt churches will be hardest hit by these guidelines.

A source at the AG’s office told the Sunday Nation that there are about 20,000 registered churches.

One contentious issue that will spark outrage from the small churches is a requirement that the leader of a church should produce a certified copy of the theological certificate from a duly registered and accredited institution.

Most churches especially, one-man shows, whose only claim to mastery of the Bible is divine intervention, do not emphasise on formal studies for their pastors.

This clause is bound to elicit rejection from the small evangelical churches that may find it hard to comply. Mainstream churches may welcome this provision as most of their clergy have the qualifications.

When registering officials, the religious societies will also be required to provide a copy of national identification card, personal identification card issued by Kenya Revenue Authority and a passport photograph.


They will also be required to provide a tax clearance or exemption certificate where applicable.
The government is also targeting clear information on property owned by religious organisations, which will greatly affect churches where property appears to be in the hands of the founders.

A religious organisation will also be required to display the certificate of registration.

“A religious society which fails to display the certificate of registration as required under paragraph (1) and each officer of the religious society who is in default, commits an offence and shall be liable, on conviction, to a fine not exceeding Sh10,000 and each officer shall be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years, or both,” read the guidelines.

The rules also empower the Registrar of Societies to inspect any religious society at any time.

Churches with headquarters outside Kenya will have to declare so and at least a third of their officials must be Kenyan.

The small churches, who have been operating individually, will now be compelled to belong to an umbrella religious society.

 The rules stipulate that the minimum number of members an umbrella body will have will be 2,500.
“Each religious society shall be a member of an umbrella religious society,” read the rules.
There is, however, a provision of a registration of an umbrella body on an interim basis.

“A religious society which fails to register as a member of an umbrella body and each officer of the religious society who is in default, commits an offence and shall be liable, on conviction, to a fine not exceeding Sh20,000 and each officer shall be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year, or to both,” stipulate the rules.

Just like in the matatu industry where Saccos are encouraged to make their own rules, the umbrella body is also expected to formulate rules that will help members to self-regulate.

The code of conduct is expected to include provisions for reviewing doctrines and religious teachings of its members.

The umbrella body will be expected to create interfaith cooperation and provide a platform for consultation and dialogue between the government and religious societies.

It will also be mandatory for every religious institution to keep a register of all its members, which should be updated every year.


“A religious society which fails to register the members of the religious society under this rule and each officer who is in default, commits an offence and shall be liable, on conviction, to a fine not exceeding Sh10,000 and each officer shall be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year, or to both,” read the draft rules.
The religious societies will also be required to submit minutes of their annual general meetings to the Registrar. Every year, a religious society will be expected to file, alongside annual returns, a declaration of all assets and liabilities.

They will also give a detailed account on any charitable, educational and other commercial, educational and other commercial activities carried out by the religious society, which shall be authenticated by two-thirds of the members.

 In a move likely to curb money laundering and terrorism funding, religious societies will also be filing bank statements of all accounts they operate.
Moreover, they will be expected to reveal all sources of funding.

“A religious society which submits fraudulent or falsified documents for registration under the rules … and each officer of the religious society who is in default commits an offence,” state the rules.

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  1. clashofclanshack

    January 4, 2016 at 9:21 am

    Almost nothing surprises you as far as developments go, and impact of them is nonexistent.

  2. Mwangi Kaguku

    January 8, 2016 at 4:46 pm

    The government of Kenya continues to complicate our constitution. It’s clear, freedom of worship. Does this mean that we can now worship collectively? No idea.

    I wonder how, why and under what circumstances I would pay a fine while the constitution gives me a right to worship. My understanding of true worshipping will not be complete without evangelism which Jesus commissioned me to.

    Let’s meet two or three and start worshipping. A regulation to have a minimum in a church umbrella is unrealistic. We no longer live in the era of communal practices. Worship in Judea, Samaria, Bethlehem, but in any case keep worshipping.

    What of them who get spiritual nourishment from a certain shepherd? Do we lose them ? The Bible is the basic theological training for a Christian,so are Muslims guided by their Holy book.

    Are these Sanhedrin’s rules?

  3. Alexander Nyenze Mulemi

    January 8, 2016 at 7:22 pm

    The attorney general is misguided. He should have punished those who were found to have committed offences.Churches are registered and the societies act.The attorney general should use that act to bring to book offenders.Churches gave their recommendations on these draft regulations. He should not insist on his way. Because he will be fighting Jesus Christ the founder of the Church. He will either have to get saved like Saul of Tarsus or meet with God’s judgement. He should be counseled to listen to the Church and not to insist on way.

  4. samuel mugo Associate pst

    January 9, 2016 at 12:39 am

    i think its a good idea it will make those people who are opening churches as business to stop and do what is required for them to do am a preacher and i have done a theological course and its good for the government to make sure that people worship in truth and do as the raw requires u to worship and read people but as well let them not use that law to eliminate the pastors and church leaders i think every kenyan citizen who respects the law has his right to live a respective life with respect and dignity

  5. david

    January 9, 2016 at 6:20 am

    No so bad. Christianity teaches accountability. We should be the first to stand and be counted

  6. peter wambua

    January 9, 2016 at 12:06 pm

    muigai is earthly lawyer,not spiritual so he should understand GOD has his way of judgement and has set the time at the end of the world me he should keep off to avoid curse

  7. Dickson Aropu

    January 9, 2016 at 11:47 pm

    This is just a wake up call for believers to arise from sleep and seek God more than ever before, Muigai has no power to stop the church but if believers and true worshippers will sleep then the enemy will gain victory over the church. God is not an idle that he will seat back and let a mortal man bring an end to his work in Kenya, but believers have gone on holidays that is why we get this cases coming into place, let all believers arise and seek God from the youngest child to the oldest let them arise and seek God, like it was in Ninever in that days of Jonah. Posting comments targeting a mortal man will help nothing, He maybe a vessel used to awaken the church from slamber. So Muigai is just a man and he has spoken but what is God saying about the situation? Let us seek him to know his answer.

  8. game

    June 23, 2016 at 3:20 am

    Wow, attractive site. Thnx ..

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Special underwear and interesting things you didn’t know about Mormons

If a member is guilty of serious transgressions (say fornication), he or she gets excommunicated.



Most clergymen are distinguished by the collar, flowing priestly robes and other symbols of office. Not Mormons. A suit will do. But they do have priestly garb: white underwear.

But did you know that religious ceremonies and covenants  necessary  for  eternal  exaltation  can  only  be  made  within  a  temple  and  not  an  ordinary  church  and  that  the  African continent only has three temples; in Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa?

The  Mormon  temple  is  also  not  the  sort  of  place  everyone can walk in and worship.

A serving member deemed worthy is interviewed by the presiding bishop and if found fit, is issued with a card that allows  him  or  her  entry  into  any  temple  in  the  world.  Remember that white underwear? That’s what you wear to the temple- beneath your suit or dress, of course!

Among Mormons, you also don’t just wake up, admit yourself in a theological college and declare yourself a pastor, evangelist or prophet.

The articles of faith are clear:  Priesthood is conferred to any worthy male member of the church by one who has authority. It is the elders who, upon observing you, decide that you are worthy of priestly office.

But whereas all worthy male members of the church hold the priesthood, that does not make them priests.

Church deacons can be as young as 12 years old.  And something else…  Members who have that responsibility, say bishops, are not paid!

“The church operates a voluntary lay leadership. These people are called by one in authority and sustained by members,” says Dr Evelyne Jepkemei, Kenya’a church’s public affairs director.

If a member is guilty of serious transgressions (say fornication), he or she gets excommunicated.

So important is marriage among Mormons that young male missionaries are encouraged to find a spouse as part of the journey through priesthood.

Mormons also believe that families can be ‘sealed’ and remain together forever.

President Munene explains: “The family is ordained of God and marriage between man and woman is essential to His eternal plan.”

Women do not become priests, but a man’s priesthood is considered incomplete without a wife.

Unlike other Christian faiths, the Mormons believe that men will be punished for their own sins, and not for Adam’s transgressions, or the sins of our forefathers and that our forbearers, who did not subscribe to the Christian faith, will get a chance to hear the gospel in the spirit world and then decide whether or not to accept the gospel.

Living members do vicarious baptisms on their behalf to complete the ordinance of baptism if they choose to accept the gospel.

Their Bible is also different, because apart from the Old and New Testament, it incorporates three other books: the Book of Mormon (written by the founder of the church), Doctrine and Covenants and the Pearl of Great Price.

And oh…Mormons pay  tithe quietly in the bishop’s office.

Adapted from The Standard

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Vatican on Hawking Death: ‘We pray the Lord to welcome him in his Glory’

He told the 4 Popes he met that he wanted to advance the relationship between Faith and Scientific Reason




The academy said he told four popes he wanted to ‘advance the relationship between Faith and Scientific Reason’

Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, who said he did not believe in God, was still an esteemed member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and fostered a fruitful dialogue between science and faith.

The academy, which Pope Pius IX established in 1847, tweeted, “We are deeply saddened about the passing of our remarkable Academician Stephen #Hawking who was so faithful to our Academy.”

“He told the 4 Popes he met that he wanted to advance the relationship between Faith and Scientific Reason. We pray the Lord to welcome him in his Glory,” @CasinaPioIV, the academy, tweeted March 14.

The Vatican observatory, @SpecolaVaticana, also expressed its condolences to Hawking’s family.

“We value the enormous scientific contribution he has made to quantum cosmology and the courage he had in facing illness,” the observatory tweeted in Italian.

Stephen Hawking, Scientist Who Sought To Know The Origin of The Universe, Dies at 76

The British-born theoretical physicist, cosmologist and popular author died March 14 at the age of 76.

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster tweeted, “We thank Stephen Hawking for his outstanding contribution to science. As a member of the Pontifical Academy of Science, he will be missed and mourned there, too.”

Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury tweeted, “Professor Stephen Hawking’s contribution to science was as limitless as the universe he devoted his life to understanding. His was a life lived with bravery and passion. As we pray for all those who mourn him, may he rest in peace.

Blessed Paul VI named Hawking a member of the papal academy in 1986. The academy’s members are chosen on the basis of their academic credentials and professional expertise — not religious beliefs.

Blessed Paul, the first of four popes to meet Hawking, gave the then 33-year-old scientist the prestigious Pius XI gold medal in 1975 after a unanimous vote by the academy in recognition of his great work, exceptional promise and “important contribution of his research to scientific progress.”

Pictures from the academy’s archives show the pope kneeling before Hawking, who was seated in a motorized wheelchair, to present him with the medal and touch his head.

Hawking had most recently met Pope Francis when he delivered his presentation on “The Origin of the Universe” at the academy’s plenary session on science and sustainability in 2016.

In interviews and his writings, Hawking asserted that God had no role in creating the universe.

Yet his avowed atheism did not keep him from engaging in dialogue and debate with the church as his work and contribution to the papal academy showed.

He also debated on CNN’s “Larry King Live” in 2010 with Jesuit Father Robert Spitzer — a philosopher and educator — over the scientific underpinnings of the beginning of the universe and the theological arguments for the existence of God.

Vatican astronomer, Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno, who has studied both physics and philosophy, told Catholic News Service in 2010 that “the ‘god’ that Stephen Hawking doesn’t believe in is one I don’t believe in either.”

“God is not just another force in the universe, alongside gravity or electricity,” he added. “God is the reason why existence itself exists. God is the reason why space and time and the laws of nature can be present for the forces to operate that Stephen Hawking is talking about.”


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Compilation of Prophetic Words of Jesus About Holiness

My children are watching secular TV thinking they’ll repent just before they die or that they will stop later



The Lord Jesus Christ is said:

Very soon wearing earrings either on one ear or both ears will become a fashion among pastors. Anyone who will be wearing these uses satanic powers just like anyone who is bracelets of any type in their church right now. They have given these bracelets all kinds of names to make them seem Innocent. But they are from alters and they give these pastors satanic will be the same with these earnings. They will give them all sorts of names to fit within the boundaries of God’s word. E.g. earing of blessing etc.

My children are watching secular TV thinking they’ll repent just before they die or that they will stop later. Tell them that it is the devil speaking directly to their minds and hearts. He is deceiving them so that they can die in their sins. How do they know by which means of death they will die for them to say they will repent just before they die? What if they die in a flash with no chance to repent? Tell them not to take me for granted! Let them love me with all their hearts and not be undecided. Someone who really loves me with all their hearts repents and amends their ways. Anyone who loves their lives knows the truth but they do not obey it. When they see death nearby, they say words of repentance to me. I’ll not hear their prayer because they are not truly sorry but because they have seen death and are scared of going to is the same with those in hell. They cry for mercy saying they repent not because they are truly sorry but because they are in pain and want to get away from it. Anyone who truly loves me obeys me. Tell them that any voice that tells them to do contrary to what is in my word is the voice of the devil. Anyone who tells them to do what I say is being used by the devil.

Even a simple thing like gossiping can take you to hell. Don’t talk about your brothers and sisters in the lord, don’t talk about other people. Mind your own business. If you see someone in the wrong talk to them and pray for them. Don’t keep silent when you see someone sinning. If you love them, you’d rather they are hurt by you correcting them here on earth than them going to hell for eternity.

The devil has now invented Christian movies to capture Christians since they have moved from secular TV. The devil sends his demons in human form and human satanic agents to act these movies in order to trap Christians. These movies will have the title Christian movie but will have unholy things such as worldly music among, depicting things like drinking and kissing as NOT SINS as well as worldly beats of gospel music wearing of trousers by women etc. That person acting a Jesus movie is not your lord and savior. that is idolatry if you kneel to that picture or when you imagine Jesus to look like that.
He who loves himself obeys his thoughts but he that loves me obeys my commands.

When demons in human form pretend to pray, they actually say the opposite of what they say in the spirit and do enchantments.

Demons lie to you that you’ll repent just before you die. You won’t get that a snap of a finger, you can be gone! Repent now (when Jesus said this, he cried in agony and he fell to his knees with his hands touching the ground, he spread out his hands in front of him and said the following words) “I humble myself before you with all my heart and all that I am please come to me. Don’t you know Satan only comes to steal, kill and destroy? Can’t you see that I am the only one that wants to save you?
There is no safety in the world but in the cross, be determined to come to me in heaven.
Because of not being patient about waiting on God for marriage? Many people are regretting now and some have even married devil agents who will do anything to bring them down and take them to hell. Many people say that this guy or this girl is crazy about me! But they are not crazy about you; they are crazy about silencing the call of God on your life and taking you to hell.

Demons and devil agents never give up, they would rather die trying to get you to hell, so don’t be weak – by angel Gabriel.
Pray harder than ever before and get rid of anything that belongs to the devil that is in your possession. Give him no reason to accuse you for he is the accuser of brethren. Let your light shine forth and shine on the darkness. Don’t cover your light, the light of your salvation. Go out and bring the world to me, the lame, the blind, the leper, children bring them all to me. For I’ll not cast them out.

Miracles and other spiritual gifts won’t save anyone. Someone can be the greatest prophet on earth but end up in hell. You wonder why they are still able to perform miracles. It’s because I honor my word. I said I only want a willing heart. I am tied to my word. Don’t be afraid of warning anyone. At least give them a chance to make their own choice. Those people in hell thought they could combine Christianity with the world. You have to be separate. You can’t live both.
Those people in hell were all normal people like you. They were not a different kind of They were all normal people like you and lived a normal life on earth. They went to church on Sunday, prayed, worshiped and talked about me like you do now. I gave them various warnings like I give you people now. But they played with holiness. They felt they could choose which parts of holiness to obey and left some out thinking they would obey them later. You are not the author of your own life and you don’t decide when to die. Keep your garments holy today and always so that the devil will not claim you .when you die in sin, I cannot help you. Only what is HOLY goes into my kingdom. Tell my children not to take for granted their chances to repent because anytime, death can claim their lives.

Please don’t break my heart by joining those voices crying in hell.
There are many people going to hell and that’s why the great commission is for begging you, DO NOT STOP EVANGELISING. I don’t want anyone to have artificial eye lashes but BE THE WAY YOU ARE MADE. Don’t put on neck chains; don’t paint your nails, lips and eyelids. Don’t use artificial eye lashes. Why don’t you make your own human beings and put on them fake eye lashes! Don’t put on fake nails, don’t wear trousers (women) for it is defiling to my temple. The wigs are from the devil’s head. I gave you hair to wear not wigs.BE THE WAY YOU ARE.

Many people will not believe you and will even quote a lot of scripture to discredit your testimony; people will think you are mad.
How do you feel when you wear high heeled shoes? anything that gives you pride is bad, even if its shoes. Pride will take you to hell.

Don’t mock people because they are poor or how foolish they seem to be or the way they talk, walk or their accent. No accent is superior to the other. It’s the devil that makes you think like that.
Sometimes when you sin, you will not feel like you are sinning, so it’s important to always obey the lord or else you will not go to heaven. If I reveal something is sin, my children should not be expecting to feel a conviction in their heart when they do it after knowing that it is a sin. Some people know that doing something is a sin and yet they do it and say “when doing it, I didn’t feel in my heart like I was sinning .so, the lord must have changed his mind about it” I DON’T CHANGE,SIN WILL ALWAYS BE SIN I NEVER CHANGE TO PLEASE ANYONE.

The devil uses satanic signs found in the things watched on T.V to observe your life if he could not have easy access to a person’s life because of their Christian status. Women, get lid of your idols (artificial hair, make up etc.) And you will begin to understand deep mysteries you never knew before.

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