A local church leader has told Open Doors that Leah Sharibu is still alive, giving her family fresh hope that they will be reunited with her. Please continue to pray for Leah and her family.
A church leader is one of the latest victims of growing violence in Nigeria. One day later, extremists attacked a nearby village, killing another 11 people. 10 of the victims were members of Pastor Silas’ church.
Another girl captured in the April 14, 2014, attack on a girls’ finishing school in Chibok village has been found. The details surrounding the girl’s reappearance bring to light both the physical and psychological abuse Boko Haram’s female captives often endure—and the reality of the persecution taking place in Nigeria’s dense and expansive Sambisa Forest, long known as a hideout for the group.
This year, as you watch and read about the Olympics, lift up the countries where Christians suffer most for their faith. To get you started, here are the top 10 countries on the World Watch List.
This Easter, Hajaratu tells her heart-breaking story of child-loss* during a militant attack on her Christian village. But it doesn’t end there. You are part of God’s story of hope and comfort, your prayers and support are helping her to heal.