How preachers fleece their poor flock

Worshippers engrossed in prayer. More often, the preachers use the lifestyles they lead as examples of God’s favour on them. Photo/FILE

What you need to know:

The Government is receiving more than 60 new applications a month from people wanting to start new churches.

Pentecostal and charismatic churches are the fastest growing, with 44,000 recognised by the Evangelical Alliance of Kenya (EAK).

KACC is studying 120 complaints with a view to prosecution.

Starting a church is the latest way to make easy money, according to worried government officials.

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