Nigerian Methodists Looking for Ways to Meet Financial Responsibilities

The Nigeria Episcopal Area has been strategizing ways to pay its nearly $75,000 in 2020 apportionments, including training for clergy and church members and...

United Methodist Church Continues to Aid Cyclone Idai Survivors in Zimbabwe

United Methodists have rallied to help survivors of Cyclone Idai, continuing to provide aid for Zimbabwe’s affected families in the eastern districts of Manicaland...

South African District of the AME Church Starts Healing and Reconciliation Process After Series...

We all know what has been transpiring in the 19th Episcopal District: from the suspension of ministers to the expelling of the same; from non-accountability...

Archbishop of York Condemns Oil Companies for ‘Sparking Environmental Genocide’ in Nigeria

The Archbishop of York has called for urgent action to stop the oil spills that are devastating communities in Nigeria’s Bayelsa state. Following the release...

South Africa’s First Black Rugby Captain Shares His Testimony: ‘I Decided to Lose My...

As the victorious South African national rugby team prepare to return home to a hero’s welcome, one player’s life story has continued to capture...

Presbyterian World Mission’s Africa Coordinator Points Out What American Christians Can Learn From African...

Thirty-six presbyteries in the United States have formal ties with partner churches in Africa. There are good and practical reasons for that, the Rev....

Religious Affairs Minister in Sudan Signals Freedom of Religion for Christians in New Era

JUBA, South Sudan, November 5, 2019 (Morning Star News) – In another sign that Islamist elements hostile to Christianity in Sudan could be reined in,...

Ethiopians Protest Church Burnings as Ethnic Tensions Rise

Last month, Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize for his “efforts to achieve peace and reconciliation” as prime minister of Ethiopia. Today, he announced that...

Christian Family Narrowly Escapes Attack by Boko Haram Militants in Nigeria

The massacre lasted for five hours. Esther listened from the makeshift outhouse as she hid behind the door. “Convert or be killed!” shouted Boko Haram...

South Sudan Faces Crisis in Forming New Coalition Government

War-torn South Sudan is “barreling toward a crisis” and could slide back into fighting, warned the International Crisis Group on Monday. The new report said...

Siya Kolisi Says Being First Black Captain of South Africa’s Rugby Team ‘Took Its...

Siya Kolisi, the first black captain of South Africa’s rugby team, is relishing the opportunity to lead the Springboks into the World Cup final...

Brian C. Stiller on the Closing of Churches in Algeria

Brian C. Stiller is a Global Ambassador for the World Evangelical Alliance. Just days ago, Christians joined in a public protest against the Algerian government...

Pregnant Woman Witnesses Boko Haram Burn and Massacre Her Family and Neighbors

The massacre lasted for five hours. Esther listened from the makeshift outhouse as she hid behind the door. “Convert or be killed!” shouted Boko Haram...

Kenyan Christian Theologian and Anglican Priest John Mbiti Dies at 87

John Mbiti, a prominent Christian theologian from Kenya who helped debunk entrenched ideas that traditional African religions were primitive, giving them equal weight with...

New England Delegation Visits Presbyterian Leaders in South Africa

A delegation from the Presbytery of Northern New England (PNNE) recently traveled to South Africa to commemorate a 20-year partnership with the Presbytery of...

United Methodist Africa University in Zimbabwe Adapts to Economic Challenges

United Methodist Africa University has managed to survive the economic challenges facing the country by cutting back, adapting to the changing fiscal environment and...

Kenyan Atheist Demands That Quakers Revoke His Membership

As a Christian, he went to church and participated in Bible studies, but after becoming an atheist, Harrison Mumia is now demanding that the...

Leader of South Africa’s Leading Opposition Party Resigns

The first black leader of South Africa’s largest opposition party resigned Wednesday in a blow to efforts to shed the liberal party’s image as...

Convert Says Persecuted Algerian Christians Are ‘Confident in God’

Christians in Algeria "are optimistic and confident in God" in the midst of persecution, an Algerian convert told Baptist Press after the government closed...

Algerian Campaign Has Shut Down One-Third of Protestant Churches in the Country

The Algerian government shut down three churches this week, including the two biggest congregations in the North African country. Authorities forced Christians from their...