MISSION WATCH: Christian Broadcaster Encourages Survivors Of Lambok Earthquake In Indonesia

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent reporting from Jakarta, Indonesia

JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Global Christian broadcaster Trans World Radio (TWR) has begun airing programming aimed at encouraging and informing survivors in Indonesia's earthquake-shattered Lombok. The program comes amid warnings of more aftershocks after the quake hit the island on August 5, killing more than 400 people and leaving over 350,000 displaced.

Tanzania President Concerned As Militants Target Zanzibar Churches


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

300px-fort-zanzibarDAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA (BosNewsLife)-- Tanzania's president has expressed concern over religious tensions amid reports that several Christians were slightly injured in bomb attacks targeting churches and other sites on the semi-autonomous, and mainly Muslim, Zanzibar islands.