Resilient Christian Leader book was released on Thursday, 16th December 2021, in a face-to-face event in Nairobi, with many others across the world following along on the African Christian Leaders online platform.
In the words of the editor Dr. Kirimi Barine, the book is a resource to encourage Christian leaders on the continent as they navigate through the unprecedented times brought about by the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus. This collaborative effort, from the core team that developed the African Leadership Study launched in 2016, brought together a team of 30 people, a mix of scholars and practitioners, drawn from across the continent.
The chapter concepts were researched and developed by; Daniel Dama of Benin, Dr Joanna Ilboudo of Burkina Faso, Yolande Sandoua of Central Africa Republic, Nupanga Weanzana of DR Congo, Mandonda Mgomezulu of Eswatini, David Ngaruiya, Dr. Florence Muindi, Gakii Dominica and Rev. Purity Murungi of Kenya, Antoine Rutayasire of Rwanda, and Dr. John Jusu of Sierra Leone. With a foreword by H.E. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera, President of the Republic of Malawi, this book shares experiences, strategies, and opportunities with the leaders of the continent as they lead during and after the crisis. It focuses on eight spheres of influence including, family, church, media, and the government.
The book is available on Amazon and Publishing Institute of Africa.