(UPDATED) Controversial proposal to end terror campaign creates another faultline for Christians in Africa's most-populous nation.
May 14, 2013
United body divides for the first time in 40 years over politics and Islam.
March 7, 2013
Nigeria's Pentecostal preachers say expanding ministries justify their personal planes.
December 10, 2012
A third of the country's 90,000 religious pilgrims this year were Christians.
December 5, 2012
Christian graduates shun national service.
September 6, 2012
Continued surge in sectarian violence has local governments debating how to stop it.
August 8, 2012
Church-run schools in Nigeria made a shift in cost.
June 6, 2012
Important developments in the church and the world.
May 26, 2012
Christians and Muslims will find peace if they work together for justice.
April 30, 2012
Nigerian Christians abandon cheek-turning.
December 19, 2011
Victor and Ibrahim are two men caught in a community-wide conflict that threatens not just their livelihood, but their lives as well.
March 2, 2010
The Anglican Archbishop of Jos speaks out on last week's deadly attacks and the media coverage that followed.
January 26, 2010
It's not easy to state who started it or how many died. But the horror for those affected is clear.
January 21, 2010
This week's deadly riots struck home for the academic dean of ECWA Theological Seminary.
January 21, 2010
Spirituality fuels Nollywood's booming film industry.
October 27, 2009
Among African Christians, too many of us are.
September 15, 2009
Six pastors killed, 40 churches razed in Jos's most recent violence.
January 15, 2009
Political problems don't always have political solutions.
December 23, 2008
Peace eludes us.
December 3, 2008
Pastor jailed for using human head in occult ceremony.
July 15, 2008
Muslim states continue pressuring Christians.
February 20, 2008
Nigeria mob kills 10, pharmacists don't have to fill Plan B prescriptions, and Prison Fellowship bars UCC congregation from Angel Tree.
November 20, 2007
Africa's rapid embrace of prosperity Pentecostalism provokes concern--and hope.
July 6, 2007
Christians anticipate next president with mix of reservation and fear.
March 19, 2007
Burned churches in Nigeria and Indonesia, plus a Baptist Foundation of Arizona update.
October 18, 2006
Peter Akinola affirms warning to government and Muslims, fires back on the Western press.
April 20, 2006
Muslims aren't the only ones guilty of acting out inappropriately.
April 1, 2006
Plus: Silver Ring Thing loses federal funding, IRS issues report on tax-exempt politicking, and other stories from online sources around the world.
February 24, 2006
Plus: South Dakota's expansive anti-abortion bill, mandatory abortions proposed in Netherlands, WCC head attacks megachurches, and other stories from online sources around the world.
February 23, 2006
Plus: Partial-birth abortion and religious freedom at Supreme Court, Episcopal Church considers a second gay bishop, Thomas Nelson goes private, and other stories from online sources around the world.
February 22, 2006
Plus: The post-Katrina church, the ultimate church gym, N.C. GOP wants church directories, and other stories from online sources around the world.
February 21, 2006
Without corrective surgery, women with fistula injuries become outcasts.
December 16, 2005
How a double-M.D. couple ended up getting the royal treatment in Nigeria.
November 21, 2005
An estimated 53,000 Christians and Muslims in Nigeria's central Plateau state have died since the current round of violence began in Jos on September 7, 2001. Benjamin Kwashi is the Anglican bishop of Jos.
September 26, 2005
The leader of nearly 18 million Nigerian Anglicans challenges the West's theology and control.
July 15, 2005
German evangelist bolsters Nigerian reconciliation efforts.
March 14, 2005
How the church battles deadly prophets in its midst.
December 1, 2004
Christian-Muslim violence requires a 'new' missions strategy: Forgiveness and love.
November 1, 2004
A plea for peace and truth in the madness of Nigeria.
November 1, 2004