Skip Navigation

Nichole Sobecki/AFP/Getty Images

A member of the Kenyan security forces takes position inside the Westgate Mall following a Sept. 21 attack by masked gunmen in Nairobi.

‘Grateful to God’ for Kenya mall experience

Nairobi, Kenya, Sept. 21, 2013

Saturday traffic in Nairobi is usually terrible, and this day was no exception. The main road was essentially a parking lot, and Scott Gilpin was running late. He just needed to pop into the mall to pick up some computer equipment and meet a friend for lunch at the Art Caf

Comments will not appear until approved by a moderator, which will occur daily.
Comments that include profanity or other inappropriate language, or that personally attack other readers, will not be posted. While we welcome constructive criticism of the church, we will not post comments that attack or demean the denomination. Authors whose comments are consistently unacceptable will be blocked from the site. If you would like to contact UMNS directly with a question or concern, please write to newsdesk@umcom.org. Seven days after a story is posted, the comments will be closed.