This month, a United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) panel brought to light disturbing statistics about violence against Christians in Nigeria. Over two thousand churches have been destroyed since 2015. Between 4 and 5 million Christians have fled the country.
Watch the full USCIRF hearing here.
Missionary bases destroyed
Greg Kelley of World Mission says, “We just [learned] that two of our missionary bases were just totally destroyed. Missionaries are trapped. Right now, missionaries are trapped. Converts are surrounded by the enemy. Right now is the time that the body of Christ needs to rise up and pray for these precious lives that are in harm’s way.”
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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Kevin Zeller
CALL TO ACTION
- Pray urgently for God to protect Nigerian Christians.
- Mourn with Nigerian Christians for their losses.