Christians in Western Africa analyse the situation after nine military coups experienced in the region in only three years.
The vicepresident of the Algerian Protestant Church has been convicted of holding an unauthorised religious worship and fined with around 665€.
Some radical Muslims in attendance also broke the motorcycle of the Christians and tore up their Bibles. The event was organized by Muslims.
Mission will be polycentric when the power structures shift and African, Asian, and Latin American Christians can participate in their own ways, with their own resources.
“This is the third attack on our community. Please pray for us”, say evangelicals in the area.
The ‘Being Black in the EU’ survey shows that the cases of racial discrimination increased from 39% to 45% in 5 years. Only 9% are reported.
In the days of the Assemblies of God World Congress, all kinds of conversations took place on the fringes of the programme. Like the stories of Oleksandr from Israel and Emmanuel from Nigeria.
Several groups in neighbouring Spain have set up channels to give. Christians in Morocco join the efforts to support survivors.
“Our evangelist was killed because of his passion for preaching the good news of Jesus Christ, especially to Muslims”, said the pastor of Bere’s church in Uganda.
Christians in Morocco have formed a group to coordinate their response. In the area around Marrakesh, they focus on assisting looking for survivors under the rubble and help “families who have suffered losses”.
The Assemblies of God in the capital, Niamey, say that “the population seems to have accepted” the situation, although other voices refer to an “unexpected” situation.
The state has been severely hit lately by Fulani herdsmen, who also killed 46 Christians last June.
Hope for Sudan is a collection of daily radio programs, designed to help Sudanese people understand God’s plan for their lives.
The Anglican cathedral and an Episcopal church in Khartoum were also raided by gunman, while an evangelical church was partially burned.
The country is officially in a “state of disaster” since February due to a shortage of energy resources. Christians in the country analyse the crisis.
A gathering in Olso brought together 61 Christian leaders from a migrant background. “Many migrants are more bold with their faith and their testimonies. This is a great resource for the churches”.
As the leader of the self-proclaimed Good News International Church movement goes on trial, the national Evangelical Alliance condemns the tragedy and calls for legal action.
Days after fighting between the army and paramilitaries erupted in Khartoum, 270 people have already been killed and over 1,800 injured.
The suspect sought Allah’s reward, source says.
“There are still at least 130 million people, speakers of 1,680 languages, with a clear need for translation of the Bible into their languages”, say the members of a Bible translation initiative in Spain.
As an evangelical Christian, I specifically call upon my brothers and sisters in faith to make the first Sunday after Easter a day of mourning for the victims of wars.
About 500 remain missing and over half a million are displaced. “Churches are providing shelter to those in need”, says the general secretary of the Malawi Assemblies of God.
“Since December 2022, they started threatening to kill us if we continued missing attending the mosque”, said the pastor’s wife.
Jeffery Woodke was kidnapped by a group linked to the Islamic State. French journalist Olivier Dubois, kidnapped in 2021, has also been released.
The Peace and Reconciliation Network consultation in Nairobi named what has been lost and corrupted in Africa. What action is needed for a future where the Kingdom of God flourishes abundantly?