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
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.
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?
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
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
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
Accused MK Counterfeiter Asks To Be Released to YWAM
Son of Uganda missionaries allegedly smuggled $400,000 into US inside child sponsorship pamphlets.
movement. But the government argued that Gustafson, who has lived most of his life in Africa and whose wife and daughter are still there, is a flight risk.
Some Thoughts on Mass Evangelism
How do we spread the gospel today?
that meets the need. In some places, that will be through mass meetings (witness some of the great meeting in Africa, for example). It is imperative that
Seminary Is Not About Me
What I learned from Bible students in Rwanda.
I had come halfway around the world with a group of photographers to interview Pastor Charles Buregeya Mugisha, founder of Africa New Life Ministries and Africa College of Theology
Kenya Puts Rules to Rein In Prosperity Preachers on Pause
Widespread protests prompt president to send proposed regulations back to the drawing board.
One of Africa's strongest attempts yet to prevent problematic behavior among its mushrooming churches has hit the brakes. In 2014, Kenya's attorney