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.
The war revealed the importance of the local church responding to crisis. The church is a humanitarian army present in many communities, skilled and equipped as a team for service.
It is estimated that around 3,500 hectares were affected by the fire. “Part of our task is to bring consolation, truth and hope to the people”, the local evangelical pastor says.
Evangelicals in the region mobilise on the ground. “We desire to help our brothers in Christ and be useful for the community”.
Three months after the earthquakes in Turkey, local Protestants continue to work among those affected: “Tens of thousands who survived are still homeless”.
“We are not against sanctions but for human rights”, says the World Evangelical Alliance representative at the UN Human Rights Council.
An evangelical worker in Ukraine describes the situation there, one year after the Russian invasion. Despite much pain and tears, they see “the hand of God”.
A conversation with Debora, a Christian aid worker who is at ground zero of the earthquake in Turkey. ‘There is destruction, but also hope’, she says.
An evangelical pastor in Aleppo analyses the “very critical” situation in Syria. “Pray for us, our sufferings became so great”. The UN says at least 5,800 people died due to the earthquake.
Evangelical organisation Samaritan's Purse opens a 52-bed field hospital in Antakya amid a death toll of over 31,600.
Turkish Protestant churches are mobilising to help in the most affected areas by the earthquake. Food, clothing and hygiene supplies are the first needs they are covering.
Experts warn that there is “a real danger of a secondary disaster”. The EU leaders officially offer more help and the first UN aid convoy reached northern Syria.
Antioch was the origin of the first offering of humanitarian aid from a Christian community.
Ukrainian villagers were glad to get food but also prepared to stand in the snow and cold wind to listen to the team share the gospel.
Evangelical churches in Russia have been praying for peace and ministering to those in need right now for 6 months in Ukrainian cities. By Pavel Kolesnikov.
Over 170 people participated in the European Conference of Brethren Assemblies under the theme Passion for the Kingdom.
As winter looms, churches in Ukraine work to get help for the most vulnerable in a context of hiking prices.
Country's population increased by 843,000 people in 6 months, reaching 84 million. German evangelicals continue to actively help Ukrainian refugees.
A Ukrainian refugee family shares how a biblical faith and worldview has been essential to deal with the reception process in the other corner of Europe.
Since mid-June, floods of “apocalyptic proportions” have caused overflowing waters throughout the country, leaving over 1,200 people dead and affecting 33 million.
The Baptist Theological Seminary cooperates with care centers to serve the community and “bring hope to the hopeless”. 400 Baptist churches were lost.
Only two in ten people are fully vaccinated in Africa. Evangelical leaders speak of challenges in the vaccination campaign and the situation of Christians.
“The majority of refugee aid in Poland is provided by churches. If they weren't so committed to, the aid would have collapsed long ago”, a pastor says. An article by Johannes Reimer and Manuel Böhm.
Ukrainian missionary Mariana Laskava talks about her experience of leaving Kiev and continue serving refugees. “Every opportunity is used to preach the gospel”.
Pray for Ethiopia and wisdom for both, the government of Prime Minister Ahmed and the leadership of the various Christian churches.