An ordained Anglican minister, Rev. Dr. Linda works as the Executive Director of Hatua Trust, a faith-based organization whose mission is to catalyze Christians for Social transformation. She received a B.A. (First Class honors) in Linguistics and German Studies from the University of Nairobi, and an M. Div. (Pastoral studies) from Africa International University (NEGST). She completed her doctorate from Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, California in 2017.
In the run-up and immediate aftermath to the 2013 Kenyan elections Rev. Linda was among the faith leaders who stepped up to speak out for peace. Rev. Dr. Linda has created materials to inspire and encourage Christians to embrace their identity as Kenyan citizens, and to practically take up their civic responsibilities and transform the places they live and work in. In 2013, Rev. Lindawent beyond the confines of the church to hold peacebuilding events at tertiary institutions, demonstrating her understanding of the importance of engaging the youth as stakeholders in the national project, without either condescending to them or treating them as mere pawns at the mercy of political manipulators. They have also been involved in training leaders through other churches.
The books, Engaging the City, and the 10-week study guide Hatua (Steps) are based on both solid scriptural principles and sound academic theory. Not only are these books already making civic engagement the norm for many hitherto passive and somewhat cynical bystanders to what is happening in the public realm, they are also useful catalysts enabling ordinary citizens to not only participate in, but also initiate, manage, evaluate and take collective ownership of sustainable public programs prioritizing social justice as an essential element of building a sustainable peace in the communities where they live.