Africa


Africa | Apr. 9 2021

Two worlds, one Savior shown with Georgia church’s new pastor

By Scott Barkley Baptist Press Winford Smith remembers when, as chairman of the pastor search team for First Baptist Church, Stockbridge, Georgia,…

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Africa | Apr. 9 2021

Algerian pastor, coworker convicted for ‘undermining’ faith of Muslim

ORAN, Algeria — A pastor and Christian coworker were convicted in absentia, fined and sentenced to imprisonment by an Algerian court for “undermining…

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Africa | Apr. 3 2021

February another deadly month for Christians in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria — Muslim Fulani herdsmen continue their violence against Christians, killing 12 in north-central Nigeria in the first 17 days…

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Africa | Mar. 22 2021

Christian pastor, mother raped in attack in eastern Uganda

KAPYANI, Uganda — Muslim extremists raped a female Christian pastor in December in eastern Uganda. The 50-year-old widow and mother of five…

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Africa | Feb. 15 2021

5 Nigerian Christians kidnapped Christmas Day executed by captors

GARKIDA, Nigeria — Five of 11 Christians kidnapped Christmas Day in Garkida, Nigeria, reportedly were executed by Islamic terrorists. The Islamic…

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Africa | Feb. 10 2021

More than 100 killed in Islamic extremist attacks in the Congo

In the past few weeks more than 100 people have been killed by an Islamic extremist group in a series of attacks in the eastern region of Democratic…

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Africa | Feb. 7 2021

Text message deepens understanding of the plight of refugees for IMB missionary

By Gail Davis International Mission Board “Hello.” I woke to this message on my phone. The sender didn’t give their name or any further…

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Africa | Jan. 30 2021

Refugees in South Africa overcome fear to seek faith in Jesus Christ

In a pitch-black room, David and Julie Yngsdal sat down to study the Bible with David and Zawadi, a refugee couple. The Yngsdals serve with the…

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Africa | Jan. 27 2021

Muslim husband in Uganda beats wife for becoming a Christian

BUGIRI DISTRICT, Uganda — A Muslim husband beat his wife and forced her to ingest a toxic pesticide because she had become a Christian. Zubeda…

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Africa | Jan. 14 2021

More Christians killed in Nigeria than other countries

Nigeria has moved into the top 10 on Open Doors’ World Watch List due to the number of Christians there who are being killed for their faith.…

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