Nearly 70% of people in Kenya are Christians, according to African Studies Center. And in Nairobi, there’s the highest concentration of evangelicals in the world. Yet, even in this country, there are more than 4,000,000 people unreached by the Gospel. In the northern and eastern parts of the country, the Word hits a dead zone. Why? “Over 90% of all the mission activity in Kenya stops in Nairobi,” explains Greg Kelley with World Mission.
All short-term mission trips, resources, and orphan outreaches go to Nairobi, but they rarely spread out from there. “Everything is within 50 miles of Nairobi as far as the mission activity.” In this case, entire communities haven’t heard of Jesus. But World Mission is breaking through that barrier, going to the hard-to-reach areas and sharing the Word of God. READ MORE