The church recently banned politicians from making political statements in church. This was first declared by the Anglican church arch bishop, Jackson Ole Sapit. This move has attracted mixed reactions from politicians. Some say that the move is right while others say that it's wrong for the church to turn away politicians.
Photo: ACK Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit (Source/Courtesy) Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit clarified his message to Politicians on using the pulpit as a lifetime chance to throw Critics and respond to their Political opponents. Through an Interview he did with Aboubakar on TV47.
Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit has warned politicians against politicking at the pulpit again. While speaking at Citizen TV tonight, the archbishop warned the politicians to leave him alone as he stated that the politicians should not hunt at him following his recent warning in Butere. While speaking at Citizen TV, Ole Sapit warned that he has not hard any politician addressing several ways why Kenyans are poor but they only speak about their self interest and power sharing formulas.
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Political analyst Herman Manyora has opposed Anglican Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit’s move to ban all politicians from speaking in church. Manyora said it is against what Kenyans do in church adding that guests are allowed to speak during a church service and special guests like politicians are given their special time to speak.
Otiende Amollo is the sitting Member of Parliament to Rarienda Constituency, Nyanza. He is also a confidant to Raila Odinga and a strong supporter of the ODM party. Today through his Twitter page, the educated politician question the will, by the Church Leaders, to seal the political difference between the President and his Deputy.
Elgeiyo Marakwet Senator Hon Kipchumba Murkomen today begged the church leaders to lift their ban on political leaders in speaking in church to the congregation. Speaking today in Moiben in the going ceremony of Gogo Susana Kabilo's funeral who is Hon Silas Tiren's mother at Uasin Gishu County, Murkomen asked the church leaders not to ban them in speaking in church to the Congress, "Naomba Reverent msitufukuse kanisa hata kama sisi ni wanasiasa msitufukuse."
Anglican church archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit has come out to defend his earlier remarks on sunday during a service at Butere girls secondary school where he banned politicians from taking over the pulpit with politics during sermons. While speaking on citizen tv Monday report show,the strict man of God says that he never banned anyone from coming to the church when they feel like.
The governor of Machakos welcomed the decision of religious leaders to ban political gatherings in religious places, urging them to hold their respective meetings in a COVID-free environment. In an interview with a local television station, Mutua said all politicians should stop using the pulpit as a means of controlling the poor and innocent who seek God's intervention.
By Fredrick Ameka On Sunday 12th of September 2021, Archbishop Jackson ole Sapit banned politicians from speaking inside the Anglican Church pulpits. He said, "And from today onwards, I have banned politicians from speaking inside the Anglican Church. Even if you put your cameras here (the media), they will not speak."
The wiper party leader Hon Kalonzo Musyoka has today break the silence following the ban of Politicians from speaking in churches across the country. According to the news which was shared on the social media platforms, the wiper party leader Hon Kalonzo Musyoka said that the archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit should not categorize Political Leaders as Sinners.
In spite of last week's notice from senior pastors, legislators are as yet rushing temples to address the gathering. DP President William Ruto went to the assistance at the AIPCA church in Kiambu. Apparently mindful of the summon to keep legislators from the lectern, Dr Ruto cited sacred text, saying favored is the supplier, not the recipient.
Despite senior clerics' warnings last week, politicians continue to flood churches to speak to the audience. The AIPCA Gathaithi church in Githunguri, Kiambu County, hosted Deputy President William Ruto for a Sunday worship. Dr. Ruto, who appeared to be aware of the push to keep politicians out of the pulpit, cited scripture, noting that the gift is blessed, not the recipient.
On Sunday 12 September 2021, Bishop Jackson Ole Sapit from Butere ACK Church banned political addresses in church, which made Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetang'ula to leave the church while the service was still going on. It was likely that they were not going to get chance to address the congregations.
The Anglican Archbishop, Jackson Ole Sapit, on Monday, September 13, shared his thoughts on why Kenyans are poor, despite the country being rich in resources. Speaking during an interview on Citizen TV, Ole Sapit opined that the lack of elaborate policies in crucial sectors like agriculture, health and education, was the main cause of poverty among Kenyans.
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Martha Karua said that most Politicians have no respect for the house of God. She said that have abused Pulpit. Martha Karua said that some Politicians have been using the house of God to Compaign this is because the public rallies were banned due to the Covid 19 pendamic.
Leaders allied to Amani National Congress have defended their party leader Musalia Mudavadi over accusations that he stormed out of a church event in Butere, Kakamega County on Sunday. The leaders specifically drained their guns on their counterparts allied to ODM whom they accused of being behind the allegations.
Deputy President William Ruto attended the AIPCA Gathaithi church in Githunguri, Kiambu County, for a Sunday service. Despite senior clerics' warnings last week, politicians continue to come to churches to speak to the audience. The service at the AIPCA church in Kiambu was attended by Deputy President William Ruto.
The church is a Holy place which should be respected in all ways. Over the past few days there has been a discussion about politicians taking politics to churches. This is after ACK archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit barred politicians from speaking during a church event last Sunday. During an interview on Monday on citizen TV, Ole Sapit argued that Christians have failed in many ways where they call for harambees whereby when the guest of honour is given opportunity to greet people it all turns to political statements.
Western region KANU Co ordinator major (rtd) Suleiman Sumba has urged politicians to stop using churches to advance their political agenda. Speaking in Mumias Town today Sumba said that churches have now become the new political battle ground for various aspirants who pitch camp on the alter in hunt for votes.