Category: Africa

U.S. president trump meets Esther, a persecuted Christian from Nigeria

Lindy Lowry - Jul 18, 2019

‘I escaped from Boko Haram’: Nigerian believer Esther tells her story to U.S. President Trump

A handful of persecuted believers met with President Trump, including Esther from Nigeria, a former captive of Boko Haram.

Lindy Lowry - Jul 11, 2019

All 4 wore crosses—new Burkina Faso attack leaves believers dead

A new Burkina Faso attack targets Christians and leaves four dead. Since February, 27 believers have been killed in the country’s north.

Lindy Lowry - Jul 11, 2019

Inside Boko Haram kidnappings: How one woman endured–and forgave

In the midst of her tears, Esther, a former captive of Boko Haram, has found hope in God’s promises and a baby named Rebecca.

Lindy Lowry - Jul 10, 2019

11 of the top persecutors around the world today

Christian persecution is on the rise, and these are some of the worst offenders and persecutors of Christians around the world.

Lindy Lowry - Jul 06, 2019

Church under siege in Congo—terrorist group pledges allegiance to ISIS

In the DRC, Christians are under attack as the rebel group ADF pledges allegiance to ISIS and targets the church.

Lindy Lowry - Jun 28, 2019

Terrorists destroyed his church, but this pastor won’t be stopped

In an attack on his village in Nigeria, Boko Haram destroyed his church. Today, this pastor reminds us of powerful truth.

Lindy Lowry - Jun 22, 2019

95 Christians killed in Mali attack—‘No one was spared’

A recent Fulani militant attack in Mali killed an estimated 95 people. All who died were Christians.

Lindy Lowry - Jun 20, 2019

Why Christians in Burkina Faso are in ‘a fight for survival’

Since February, 23 Christians in Burkina Faso have died in targeted attacks against the church.

Lindy Lowry - Jun 17, 2019

Finding Healing in Nigeria: ‘For the first time since the attacks, she sang and danced’

A new trauma center is bringing healing in Nigeria to believers traumatized after attacks on their villages.

Lindy Lowry - Jun 11, 2019

‘Leave or Be Killed’—Boko Haram Issues Warning to Christians in Niger

The Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has issued a deadly warning to Christians in Niger in the Diffa region.