Behrens Auditorium

2200 Hickory
Abilene, TX 79698
United States


David Kirika

Compassion Alumni, Founder of Youth Arise Africa- Representing Compassion International


Driven to empower the next generation with leadership and entrepreneurial skills, David Kirika most recently served as the Youth Pastor at Christ is the Answer Ministries in Nairobi, Kenya. He is passionate about young people and believes they can be positive influences within the culture if equipped with the right motivation, tools and environment. David's sponsors' belief in him caused him to start believing in himself, giving him the confidence he needed to pursue his God-given passions. He joined Compassion's Leadership Development Program and in 2013, graduated with honors from Pan Africa Christian University with his bachelor's degree in business leadership. David is the founder of Youth Arise Africa and a standup comedian on national television in Kenya. An enthusiastic and humorous communicator, David enjoys candidly sharing his story and speaking on the power of hope, Christian leadership, youth development, Godly mentorship, and walking in God's plan for your life.



Tuesday, 10 October, 2017


Kristen Schout

Phone: 325-670-1880


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