The confinement in our homes is forcing millions to stop abruptly, cancel all our plans, and take time to look in the mirror.
The Gambian Christian Council is concerned about the importance that the Shariah has in the draft constitution.
Move lauded as first step to returning churches to their leaders. “All respective authorities should comply with this order”.
Three days before his death, Kizito Mihigo was accused of attempting to illegally flee the country and joining rebel groups, and arrested. Rwandan police reported they found him dead in his cell.
Africa has become “an easy prey, because of its vulnerability and the abiding Western interest in the region”, says the Secretary General of the Association of Evangelicals in Africa (AEA).
French researcher Sebastien Fath estimates that 8 in 10 evangelical Christians are in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Gunmen also wounded 18 and kidnapped 3. The previous week, other 7 Christians were seized and 5 were found dead.
Three churches were set on fire twice in less than a month.
The intersection between spiritual warfare and Christian mission, from an African perspective.
Each year more than 3 million girls are at risk of FGM. World Vision warns that legislative changes are not enough. “It is still necessary to raise awareness to destroy false myths”.
The Christian Association of Nigeria organised a march to end a three-day fast. In January alone, 100 people died due to terrorism and clashes between Muslims and Christians.
Children and adults were trampled in an event of self-declared ‘apostle’ Boniface Mwamposa in Tanzania. The veneration of ‘miraculous’ products collides with Bible doctrine.
Religious freedom in Western Africa was addressed in Davos through an event organised by the World and the Swiss Evangelical Alliances.
Peruvian theologian Samuel Escobar analyses the decade from a missionary perspective: the changes in Christianity, the role of migration in evangelism, and the work for justice.
Rev. Lawan Andimi had stated in a video that he trusted in God should he lose his life to Islamic terrorists.
The 2006 law requires non-Muslim worship buildings to be licensed, but all applications to do so have remained unattended. “We all know that these laws are only there to muzzle Christians and other religious minorities”.
The attackers arrived at the primary boarding school in Kamuthe, Garissa County, as the teachers were sleeping. “One of the attackers said, ‘We cannot allow infidels to teach our children,’ and there and then fired at three teachers”.
Growing pressure on Christians in China, Algeria, Burkina Faso, according to the 2020 Open Doors World Watch List. Christians face severe persecution in 73 countries.
Theologian José Hutter addresses the challenges evangelical churches have faced in the last decade, including same-sex marriage and the split between Western historic churches and the Christian majority in Africa and Latin America.
A leader of the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria pleaded for help on a video released on Sunday. “I have never been discouraged, because all conditions that one finds himself are in the hands of God”.
Most European Christians have lived through the secularisation process and so they have been conditioned to see it as normal.
Muslim government officials attended the Christmas service of Khartoum Bahri Evangelical Church, a congregation the previous government harassed for years.
Strengthening the church in the face of a troublesome trend.
A letter was delivered to the ambassador “in favour of religious freedom in Algeria and in support of the evangelical churches in that country”.
The German-American preacher dedicated most years of his ministry to preach the gospel in the African continent.
The Burkinabe Federation of Evangelical Churches, and the WEA released statements calling Christians to pray for “lasting peace, and the believers to stand strong in their faith”.