Marriage: A Rural African Perspective

August 17, 2008 in Mark, Africa, Church by Mark

One of the biggest cultural differences between Africa and Europe/North America is the way that the family in general, and marriage in particular is viewed.

Ben Byerly has just been involved in a leadership conference for Pastors in western Kenya. One of the sessions was on marriage, which he has blogged about, giving a fascinating insight into some of the issues facing Kenyan Christian couples.

From last week’s leadership conference for pastors in rural Western Kenya. For the the session on marriage, we divided the twelve women from the the about thirty-six men and had them discuss these questions:

  1. What problems or challenges do you face in marriage?
  2. How can a husband demonstrate love to his wife (Eph. 5:25; Col. 3:19)? read more