Today is the 6-Year Anniversary of the Chibok schoolgirl kidnapping that took place in Chibok, in Northern Nigeria. This poem is dedicated to them– free and captive. Continue reading
Jesus didn’t just die for us– HE ROSE AGAIN!!! Anyone who calls on His Name will be saved. Take today to reflect on Christ’s sacrifice, and give Him your entire life!
Please also think of those in captivity today, yearning to celebrate freely with their loved ones. May they be freed soon!
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The Good News is just this: Jesus came to Earth as God in a human body, lived a perfect life, died for our sins, and rose again on the third day. Learn more about what this amazing good news is, and how if affects you, here.
Amidst this coronavirus (aka COVID-19), something President Trump likes to call “the invisible enemy,” there is unfortunately still a visible enemy in Nigeria, Cameroon, and surrounding nations. On Sunday night, around 8pm, seven people were killed in Cameroon by a suicide bomber, with “a village chief and two teenagers among the dead” (source). Continue reading
A new Chibok Girl of the Week is up! Find and pray for her here. You can expect to find a new Chibok Girl of the Week every Saturday by clicking on the picture in the side panel of the blog or by clicking on the same URL above. Thank you for your prayers!
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Resilience. That is the word I think of when I think about many of those held captive. Continue reading
Hello Friends & Readers,
I thought it would be remiss if I didn’t speak about the current situation of COVID-19 in Nigeria. Continue reading
Upon reading this news report, I didn’t understand why Nigeria is so corrupt… but I have hope that as long as Jesus continues to raise up His People to stand against injustice, there is a fighting chance. Ultimately, one day, Jesus, the Perfect Judge, will turn all things to right. I wrote this poem to express my frustration, but also to look to hope.
“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute.”
(Proverbs 31:8, NIV)
On March 11th, 2020, former football player Kris Durham put out a video from his home in Italy, showing how wild and dangerous coronavirus is (you can watch the video here). I know of some in my own county who have the virus, and most of our schools and colleges have shut down to have extended Spring Breaks and decided to have online classes. Continue reading