Anabaptist Witness Blog

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We Still Have Hope: The Testimony of the Persecuted Church in Nigeria | Part Two

This is article two of a three-part series Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) is in a tremendous time of trial. This Anabaptist denomination has been passing through a concentrated Boko Haram campaign of destruction, killing, kidnapping, and enslaving for five years. But the witness of EYN is Spirit-inspired and nothing short […]

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And We Thought the Kidnapping Was Bad: Updates from the Persecuted Church in Nigeria | Part One

This is article one of a three-part series. Three things stand out about the recent presentations and reports coming from Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) regarding the persecution of Christians and Muslims in the northeastern region of Nigeria: This conflict is worse than we’ve heard and has been going on […]

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Bin ich Charlie?: The Response of a Witness Worker in Germany to the “Charlie Hebdo” attacks in Paris

In the hours after the Charlie Hebdo shootings earlier this month, my social media news-feeds were colonized by the Je suis Charlie hash-tag. Yours probably were too. I even considered posting it myself. Perhaps you did. But over the next few days, my initial urge to express solidarity with the victims—victims who did not deserve […]

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