Boko Haram Kills Nine Children in Nigeria

African Christian Schools Foundation has been training preachers, teachers, and┬áchurch leaders for nearly 60 years. To some people this is not a very exciting work, but everyday my email and Internet search engines are filled with stories of the growing terrorist threats in Northern Nigeria, the slaughter of innocent families and children, and the threat all this poses to the gospel of Jesus Christ. In a story that crossed my desk to day, “Boko Haram Kills Nine Children in Nigeria,” I was once again reminded of the horrific conditions our Christian brothers face in this part of the world. About a year ago I started conducting a workshop on the history, background and challenges we face in addressing Radical Islam. While the Islam Unveiled workshop has been well received, nothing compares to the great work our brethren are doing in preaching the gospel in a terrorist world. When I think of Paul’s admonish to “put on the whole armor of God…” I think of our brethren in Nigeria. Not only do they go into battle each day against the “powers of darkness in this present world” they also face the real danger of enemies who threaten their families, bomb villages, and seek to exterminate Christianity from the continent. There is no greater response to this war on Christianity than to share the gospel of Jesus Christ. Let me encourage you […]

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