KENYA: Al Shabaab Claims the Lives of Six Christians
  • 12 October 2016

An attack in the early hours of 6 October in north-east Kenya by al Shabaab militants resulted in the murder of six Christians. The militant group’s own radio station, Radio Andalus, reports that the grenade and gun attack on a residential compound in Mandera, on the Somali border ─ an area known to have Kenyan […]

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Christians Facing Islamic Extremists: Al-Qaida
  • 15 August 2016

Region: Pakistan, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and others. This week, as we continue our series on Christians facing Islamic extremists, we turn our focus to al-Qaida. Click here to read other blogs in this series. Jesus said in Matthew 5:10, “Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of […]

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Christians Facing Islamic Extremists: al Shabaab
  • 09 June 2016

  Christians around the world are being attacked by Islamic extremists. One of these groups, known as al Shabaab, Arabic for ‘The Youth,’ is a jihadist terror group based in East Africa. In 2014 it was estimated that the militant group had 7,000 to 9,000 members. (Source: Wikipedia) Al Shabaab describes itself as waging jihad, […]

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