MISSION WATCH: Churches Growing In Flood-Stricken Sierra Leone

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE (BosNewsLife)-- Churches are growing in flood-stricken areas of Sierra Leone where Christian missionaries provide aid to destitute survivors of mudslides and flooding that to hit Sierra Leone's capital last month, killing more than 1,000 people, aid workers told BosNewsLife.

Christian Militia – When Do We Support Them? (COLUMN)


By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist

BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife Columns)-- The ominous words “Christian militia” have been appearing with increasing frequency in the media. In some cases the words indicate groups that are fighting against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. These are mainly Assyrian Christians who have taken up arms to defend their homelands.

NEWS WATCH: Ethiopia Frees Ex-Muslim Jailed For Faith in Christ


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

GodlovesworldADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- An ex-Muslim who was detained in Ethiopia after refusing to abandon his faith in Jesus Christ and return to Islam was expected to be released Saturday, January 14, following six months behind bars, rights activists involved in the told BosNewsLife.

Nigeria Churches Ask Protection After Militants Kill Dozens Of Christians


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

1_22_022306_nigeriaABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Church leaders in Nigeria have urged their government to protect citizens in the country's troubled central and northern regions after scores of Christians, including pastors, were among those killed by Islamic militants in the latest reported crackdown on Christianity.

BREAKING NEWS: Christians Hiding In Northeast Nigeria After Massacre


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

nigeriaABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian residents were among those hiding Saturday, August 9, in hills of northeastern Nigeria after Islamic militants killed more than 100 people in and around the Christian town of Gwoza, rights activists and local residents said.