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January 2017

IDP camps in north Nigeria

Recently, John Kalma wrote to ET: ‘Hope you are all doing fine. It’s great reading mission information in ET International, which you graciously send me. I distribute the same to quite a good number of readers here in Abuja, Nigeria. Indeed, many people are blessed reading the Christian news. I personally travelled to north…

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July 2016

Creation teaching in Nigeria

In April 2016, at the two African Pastors Conferences (APC) in Nigeria — one in Abuja, and the other in Kaduna State — we had a very valuable time. It was extremely hot, 35oC and above, with little aircon. But it was a great blessing to reach eager pastors willing to preach the biblical…

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October 2015

Blessing at Christ’s Reformed Baptist Church, Port Harcourt

The result of the presidential election in Nigeria on 28 March sent shock waves across the world. There were mixed feelings too among Nigerians. With the conceding of defeat by Dr Good-luck Ebele Jonathan to General Muhamadu Buhari it was felt, in south Nigeria, as if someone great had died. We are waiting to…

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March 2015

Nigeria

More than a million people have fled their homes in terror as a result of incessant attacks from Boko Haram militants in north-eastern Nigeria. According to reports from Christian advocacy group Barnabas Fund, victimisation and violence have become part of everyday life for many people there, particularly Christians. Alongside Boko Haram, Christians in northern…

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September 2014

Barnabas Fund Suffering Church Action Week 2014

Living in Babylon — faithful to Christ in a hostile world The fires of anti-Christian persecution rage on around the world. Through most of the Middle East, and in large parts of Africa and Asia, our brothers and sisters continue to suffer discrimination, ill-treatment and violence because of their love for Christ. Research has…

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Worshipping under threat of bomb and bullet
August 2012

Worshipping under threat of bomb and bullet

Worshipping under threat of bomb and bulletCommunal violence is not new to Nigeria. In spite of this, the church has continued to grow — to 51.3 per cent of the population, according to Operation World.But, for several years now, Nigeria has been facing a new and growing threat from an extreme Muslim group known…

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November 2011

Lagos update

Mission:Nigeria Lagos update Despite a terrible fire earlier this year, the work of Sovereign Grace Bible Church,Lagos, is being blessed by God.According to Pastor Tony Okoroh, the church has witnessed God directing an average of three new visitors each month to morning worship services over the past three months.He said, 'The need to move to a…

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Missionary Spotlight – Encouragement in Port Harcourt
September 2010

Missionary Spotlight – Encouragement in Port Harcourt

Encouragement in Port Harcourt We are grateful to God that he had led us through the first half of 2010, although the Niger Delta is troubled by renewed kidnapping attempts. Here, in the south of Nigeria, everything and everyone has been Christianised. One newspaper wrote this 'Christian' comment from 'Mike' about the World Cup: 'Boy, I…

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