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Nigeria – a Church responding to violence and suffering

From a conversation with a Nigerian Christian leader A sharp increase of attacks on communities (especially in southern Kaduna, Plateau, and Taraba States) has taken place since January, and intensified even since March, from insurgents and extremist groups in the region. While not all attacks are against Christians, a great number of the affected communities […]

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Nigeria – caring for the sick

From a conversation with a Nigerian Christian leader The pandemic fell on a healthcare system already functioning at a weak point in terms of its healthcare delivery. While it is good the spread has not been as wide in Nigeria as in some Western countries, the system was unprepared to deal with this crisis. The […]

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Nepal – a generous Church in a time of crisis

From a Nepali Christian leader Nepal is no exception to the present COVID-19 situation. Ever since the first identification of COVID in February it gradually increased. In the month of March, it became very obvious with Nepalis traveling to the country from China and the Western world. The government of Nepal imposed a lockdown from March […]

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Morocco – that all who seek the Lord may find Him

From a believer living in Morocco People seem very hopeless, but one website had several million hits of people searching for truth. An advertisement offering prayer got thousands of responses with people sending prayer requests. Hundreds of people are attending a weekly virtual worship service. People are coming to faith and gathering in the midst […]

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Moldova – for relief from the virus and its impact

From a Moldovan mission worker Moldova has been hit comparatively hard by the COVID-19 crisis. While infection numbers continue to steadily increase and have not reached a peak even after almost six months, people are also increasingly desperate for the financial means to survive.  Most people in Moldova have stayed without work and salary for […]

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Mauritania – pray for the believers

From a believer living and working in Mauritania There was an initial effort to curb the spread of the virus by banning travel between regions for about 2 months. There were a few reported cases, mostly in the capital, but the population in general was very skeptical about whether or not COVID was real, and […]

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