The post election crisis of 2007/08 had complex ramifications which continue to affect the Kenyan nation in myriad ways. Of importance is the manner in which attempts have been made to address these issues including questions of peace, justice and reconciliation. This book is based on a study that sought information from respondents aided by a set of three research questions. The main questions the author seeks to answer in this book are: In what ways did the post-election violence of 2007-08 affect Christian adults with respect to their individual lives and wellbeing? To what extent did the post-election violence of 2007-08 affect Christian adults in areas of belief and attitude toward biblically-based forgiveness and reconciliation with their perpetrators? In what ways do Christian adults in Kenya see themselves capable of engaging one another towards biblically based forgiveness and reconciliation in times of conflict? This book provides a welcome opportunity to examine the possibilities engendered by the biblical approach to reconciliation.
Matthews Kalola Mwalw’a is the current Senior Pastor of AIC Milimani, Nairobi, Kenya, a position he has held since 2004. He is also a youth camp and youth conference speaker. Mwalw’a has served the Africa Inland Church since 1973 in various capacities such as youth pastor, assistant pastor, and senior pastor. For 15 years, he served as the Senior Chaplain of Daystar University, Kenya. Apart from being a board chair for Youth For Christ for 10 years, Mwalw’a is a dedicated servant of the Lord and serves in the Ministry of Healing and Biblical Counselling and The Vanguard Intercessory Ministry. He is married to Janet K. Mwalw’a with whom they have been blessed with two daughters and a son.