A report by a Nigerian organisation shows that over 8,000 people were killed in the country in 2023 because of their Christian faith.
In Plateau alone, where the latest massacre took place, at least 315 Christians have been killed and 80,000 displaced since April 2023. The Christian Association of Nigeria organised a demonstration.
About 100,000 have crossed the border into Armenia. The World Evangelical Alliance is concerned about the blockade of humanitarian aid in the region.
Evangelicals in the region mobilise on the ground. “We desire to help our brothers in Christ and be useful for the community”.
The Church in Ukraine needs to respond to the emotional and spiritual needs of its people as the ongoing extension of the mission of God. An aticle by Kristy Williams, Ruslan Maliuta and Yuriy Kulakevych.
The Baptist Theological Seminary cooperates with care centers to serve the community and “bring hope to the hopeless”. 400 Baptist churches were lost.
The ministry of hospitality brings comfort, peace and hope to the heart, mind and soul of those who have been uprooted.
You can tell most of them are not religious people. But now, everybody prays. They say, “We have no hope besides God”.
Those who suffer most in conflict zones are children and young people with additional needs and disabilities.
A Christian couple serving among Afghan refugees arriving in Pakistan, explain their difficult situation, especially that of Christians with a Muslim background.
In the Bible displacement and death are presented as sinister co-conspirators against the human experience. An article by Brent Hamoud.
Muslim Fulanis killed 70 Christians, displaced 30,000 and burned 500 homes in attacks on villages in Miango District the first three weeks of August.
Over 1,400 people have died in Haiti earthquake and hundreds are still missing. Christian organisations say their staff are safe but the situation is very worrisome.
“The current focus on returns will not save the asylum system”, says the European Evangelical Alliance representative in Brussels, Arie de Pater. “It is not just about the economy this time, but about people”.
The family has also been socially banished from this village and treated as untouchables.
The number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict exceeded 70 million globally last year. Churches worldwide will celebrate World Refugee Sunday on June 23.
A CSW reports shows that Colombian Christians are suffering “restrictions on religious activity, threats, extortion, assassination and forced displacement”.