Recovery After Disaster: Lessons From Katrina For Today
It's been 11 years since Hurricane Katrina. And there is still much we can learn from that disaster.
It was a very difficult time for him. Out of nowhere, a pastor called him from South Africa and said, “My friend, I have been on my face praying for you for several hours.
Christians Rally to Keep World's Largest Refugee Camp Open
The country’s plans to close a 25-year-old camp would displace more than 300,000 East African refugees.
More than 320,000 displaced people face an unstable future after the country, the second-largest refugee host in Africa, announced plans to shut down the camp and its Department of
Africa Has a New Islamic State. Or Does It?
The Gambia’s president has declared it so. Not everyone is convinced.
Africa Has a New Islamic State. Or Does It? Today, the river nation of The Gambia is celebrating its 51st year of independence. Is it doing so as Africa's second official Islamic state?
African Pilgrims Pour into Uganda for Martyrs Day
President wants Protestants to replicate the tourism success of Catholics.
The June 3 observance draws millions of pilgrims across East Africa. The other 23 martyrs were Anglican. “Tourism is the real oil for East Africa,” wrote one analyst for allAfrica.com.
How Moving to Kenya Made Me a Less Fearful Parent
Things shifted when I noticed my preschooler handles daily life in Africa better than I do.
How Moving to Kenya Made Me a Less Fearful Parent. Things shifted when I noticed my preschooler handles daily life in Africa better than I do. Dorcas
Methodists Won’t Vote on Gay Marriage This Year After All
(UPDATE) With a narrow vote to pass same-sex questions to committee, Methodists band-aid over rumors of split.
United States. Of those, three-quarters hail from Africa. In look small. But overseas, Methodists now number more than 5 million—with most in Africa. (In
PCA Goes Back to Where It Started: Women’s Ordination
Meanwhile, the shrinking PCUSA makes plans to recover its identity.
By a vote of 540–33, the denomination approved the 50-year- old confession, which was written in South Africa by the Dutch Reformed Mission Church during apartheid.
9 Ways We Can Counter Radical Islam
Countering extremism will require a thoughtful effort.
W. Bush Women's Initiative. Together we developed a practical plan to promote peace and security in North Africa and beyond. We interviewed gifted
France and Nigeria Mourn Clergy Killed by Terrorists
France's Jacques Hamel wasn't the only Christian leader killed this summer.
“Its two hubs are in the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa, regions where persecution has risen to a level akin to ethnic cleansing.”. Support our work.
Nigerian State Proposes Banning Preaching Without a License
An “obnoxious” bill would require pastors to procure an annual permit and ban playing evangelical tapes and CDs in public.
For more than 30 years, a state in Africa's most populous country essentially ignored a law put in place by its military government that required preachers to get licenses, limited the
Issues in the Future of Evangelicalism
The future of evangelicalism includes harsh realities for churches.
“If one looks at the world scene from a missionary point of view, surely the most striking fact is that, while in great areas of Asia and Africa the Church is growing, often growing rapidly, in