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#126 - From the slums of Kenya to new life - NT Wright meets Jey Mbiro

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#126 - From the slums of Kenya to new life - NT Wright meets Jey Mbiro

July 14, 2022
Ask NT Wright Anything
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Justin and NT Wright speak to Jey Mbiro a Kenyan Christian who grew up as a street kid in the slums of Nairobi and was imprisoned aged just 9. They talk about poverty, the church in East Africa and Jey's own story of transformation thanks to Compassion.

Please sponsor a child: 

Text JUSTIN to 83393 (USA only)

Or visit http://www.compassion.com/justin

Every sponsor from the USA will receive a copy of Justin's book 'Unbelievable? Why, after ten years of talking with Christians, I'm still a Christian'.

We hope to see 100 children sponsored through Compassion and the Ask NT Wright Anything Show. Thankyou!

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