Some were not interested in losing their power and corrupt privileges. Others preferred to continue their religious life with a “straw God”.
“Church planting is a business here”, Dan Huffstutler, director of East Africa Baptist School of Theology, denounces.
The theatre group was made up of university students who travelled to the mainly Muslim area of Mandera to perform plays in local schools. “The attackers knew exactly whom they were attacking, that is, the Christians”.
Another concern is the governmental regulation of religious groups to stifle the freedom to worship. The report also takes aim at the genocide against Christians carried out by Daesh and Boko Haram.
The Association of Evangelicals in Africa encourages local churches in the continent and other Christians to pray and give to the project.
One year later, FOCUS Kenya students remember the Garissa tragedy, and share their testimonies of how their faith in God strengths them to cope with it and go on.
“As I fled, I could see two houses burning. Those who were attacked are Christians. I am very sure that the attackers were looking for Christians”, explains survivor.
Al-Shabaab gunmen slaughter Christian Kenyan workers in their sleep.
A report by Kenyan television K24TV, covering a memorial service organised by evangelical student ministry Focus Kenya, which lost 22 of its members in the attack.
IFES in Kenya held a memorial service for twenty-two students of the Garissa Christian Union. Most were attending a prayer meeting on Campus the day of the attack.
The Religious Liberty Commission has published a statement warning about the terrorist groups that “compete with each other in revealing their evil intent.”
Kenyan rescuers find christian student survivor who hid from al-Shabaab gunmen in a cupboard for two days.