The body of Pastor Seetoud is burried on Oct. 24, 2022, in Laos. | Morning Star News

Pastor Tortured and Killed in Laos, Nigeria, for Spreading the Gospel Was a Father...

The body of a pastor with an officially recognized church in Laos was found last month with signs that he was tortured and killed...

Report Says Islamic Extremists Have Killed at Least 29 Christians in Mozambique Since September

At least 21 Christians have been killed by Islamist extremists in violent attacks throughout October in northern Mozambique. Jihadists set fire to a church building...
Image: Silas Koch / World Vision. Farmer-managed natural regeneration in Niger

How an Australian Missionary Regrew the African Sahel

After 18 grueling months fighting desertification in Niger, Tony Rinaudo was near despair. As manager of a small reforestation project for SIM in 1983,...
Christians hold signs as they march on the streets of Abuja during a prayer and penance for peace and security in Nigeria in Abuja on March 1, 2020. The Catholic Bishops of Nigeria gathered faithfuls and other Christians to pray for security and to denounce the barbaric killings of Christians by the Boko Haram insurgents and the incessant cases of kidnapping for ransom in Nigeria. | Kola Sulaimon/AFP via Getty Images

Watchdog Report Says Over 4000 Christians Have Been Killed by Terrorists in Nigeria Since...

Islamic jihadist groups in Nigeria killed at least 4,000 Christians and abducted more than 2,300 other Christians in the first 10 months of this...
Rebecca speaks during the short film "Rebecca: Nigeria," produced by the Voice of the Martyrs and released on Nov. 6, 2022. | YouTube/Voice of the Martyrs USA

Christian Woman Testifies of God’s Faithfulness After Husband and Son Martyred in Nigeria

A new short feature film from a global missions organization serving persecuted Christians shares the inspiring story of courageous faith faced by a Christian...
Nigerian Senator’s Daughter, Along With Her Father, Mother, and Doctor, Are Accused of Exploitation for ‘Trafficking Homeless Man Into the UK to Harvest His Kidney for Herself’

Nigerian Senator’s Daughter, Along With Her Father, Mother, and Doctor, Are Accused of Exploitation...

The daughter of a Nigerian senator has appeared in court today accused of trafficking a homeless man into the UK to harvest his organs...
Retired Bishop Arthur F. Kulah (right) shakes hands with Albert B. Coleman, former president of the United Methodist University of Liberia in Monrovia. As United Methodist-related Africa University in Zimbabwe celebrates its 30th anniversary, Liberian church leaders are reflecting on the school’s impact. File photo by E Julu Swen, UM News.

Liberians Reflect on Africa University’s Impact on the Church and the Nation

In honor of Africa University’s 30th anniversary this month, retired Bishop Arthur F. Kulah recalled the 1988 United Methodist General Conference that approved creation...
Nigerian Music Star Davido’s 3-year-old Son Ifeanyi Has Died: Police Say 8 Domestic Staff Have Been Brought in for Questioning as Reports Claim He ‘Drowned in a Swimming Pool at Home in Lagos’

Nigerian Music Star Davido’s 3-year-old Son Ifeanyi Has Died: Police Say 8 Domestic Staff...

Nigerian Afro-pop star, Davido, and his chef partner, Chioma Rowland have lost their son, Ifeanyi. According to various reputable news outlets. Ifeanyi, three, drowned in...
Africa University Vice Chancellor Rukudzo J. Murapa leads celebrants in singing “Happy Birthday” to the school during its 10th anniversary observations in Mutare, Zimbabwe, in 2002. Murapa, Africa University's second vice chancellor, died Oct. 27. He was 82. File photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.

Former Vice Chancellor of United Methodist Church’s Africa University Rukudzo Murapa Dies at 82

Former Africa University vice chancellor Rukudzo J. Murapa is being remembered for his vision, networking and leadership, including helping to establish the United Methodist...
BREAKING WORLD WAR III NEWS: WESTERN OFFICIALS SAY IRAN IS SHIPPING BALLISTIC MISSILES AND MORE DRONES TO RUSSIA TO USE IN THE RUSSIAN-UKRAINE WAR. Daniel Whyte III, President of G.L.S. International, says, people, whether you want to accept it or not, WORLD WAR III HAS ALREADY BEGUN

BREAKING WORLD WAR III NEWS: WESTERN OFFICIALS SAY IRAN IS SHIPPING BALLISTIC MISSILES AND...

BREAKING WORLD WAR III NEWS: WESTERN OFFICIALS SAY IRAN IS SHIPPING BALLISTIC MISSILES AND MORE DRONES TO RUSSIA TO USE IN THE RUSSIAN-UKRAINE WAR....
Overcrowded Stadium Crush Kills 11 People in Congolese Capital of Kinshasa

Overcrowded Stadium Crush Kills 11 People in Congolese Capital of Kinshasa

KINSHASA, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Eleven people were killed on Saturday, including two police officers, in a crush at an overcrowded stadium concert in...
Twin Car-bomb Explosion Leaves at Least 100 Dead in Somalia’s Capital of Mogadishu

Twin Car-bomb Explosion Leaves at Least 100 Dead in Somalia’s Capital of Mogadishu

Two car bombs have exploded at a busy junction in Somalia's capital near key government offices, causing 'scores of civilian casualties' including children, national...
Community members tour the grounds of a new parsonage that was part a gift from a local family to Bwanya United Methodist Church in Mutoko, Zimbabwe. Photo by Kudzai Chingwe, UM News.

Zimbabwean Family Shares Bounty With Church

Amid severe economic adversity in Zimbabwe, a local family inspired overflowing joy as they shared their blessings. The Mukandi family donated money to build...
Religious Leaders From Africa Join Call for Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

Religious Leaders From Africa Join Call for Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

A coalition of religious leaders in Africa and beyond has proposed a Fossil Fuel Non-proliferation Treaty as an urgent response to the devastation of climate...
The Rev. Ngongo Asaka smiles after receiving a new bicycle and a Bible as tools for evangelism in Tunda, Congo. Asaka was among 52 pastors of rural United Methodist churches in the area who received the gifts from Crosspoint, a United Methodist church in Niceville, Fla. Photo by Chadrack Londe, UM News.

New Bikes and Bibles Help Pastors Spread the Gospel in the Congo

It will no longer take the Rev. Okamba Katako two hours by foot to get to new church members in his district in Tunda. With...
National Mosque in Abuja, Nigeria. (Wikipedia)

Islamic Extremists Kill 25 People in Attack on Predominantly Christian Village in Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria — Suspected Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists killed two Christians in north-central Nigeria on Friday after slaughtering 13 others in two prior...
Michael Ugwueke, president and CEO of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, gives the keynote address during the 30th anniversary celebration for United Methodist-related Africa University in Mutare, Zimbabwe. Photo courtesy of the Africa University Public Affairs Office.

United Methodist Church’s Africa University Celebrates 30 Years

Africa University has a major role to play in the development of the continent, said the keynote speaker at the United Methodist institution’s 30th...

Nigerian Government Leaders Want Christians to Be Able to Defend Themselves With Guns After...

BENUE, Nigeria (BP) – Leaders in Benue, Nigeria, are seeking to give Christian farmers AK-47s for self-defense after suspected militant herdsmen killed at least...

Fulani Terrorists Kill More than 70 Christians in Central Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria, October 25, 2022 (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen last week killed more than 70 Christians in a village in central Nigeria, prompting...

Christian Groups Demand Release of Catholic Bishop and Two Priests Arrested in Eritrea

The United Kingdom-based watchdog Christian Solidarity Worldwide and one of its local partners are calling for the release of a Catholic bishop and two...