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Protests in Nigeria

It was another sad week for Nigeria’s Middle Belt. In Kaduna State, an Assemblies of God church was burnt down, and eight Christians were killed by ‘bandits’ on Wednesday.  Many of the attacks on Christians are blamed on bandits. This makes it look like a crime problem instead of a problem of the growing influence of Islamic extremism. The government

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Kidnapped Students Show Grace

Last week, 27 students in Kaduna State, Nigeria, were freed after spending 57 days in the jungle with their kidnappers. They were taken from their school by bandits and held captive without shelter or adequate food and drink. They describe their experience as ‘hell’ and understandably so. But when speaking of their kidnappers there was no hate. We have written

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Good News amongst much bad news for the troubled church in Nigeria

Last Saturday, Eugene Bach did a Facebook live about the situation in Nigeria. Pastor Olamide Dawson, a Nigerian pastor involved with the CAN (Christian Association of Nigeria) spoke with Eugene about the recent kidnapping of Bishop Joseph Masin. We were called to pray for his release. Bishop Joseph Masin is an important leader of the churches in Nigeria and chairman

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