Originally posted on VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED: (The Christian Post) – At least 58 people, including children, were killed in northern Burkina Faso in three separate attacks by armed Islamic militants who were targeting Christians. Christians were among those targeted and killed in the attacks in the provinces of Loroum, Kompienga and Sanmatenga within 24 hours,…
Gunmen killed 24 people including a pastor and wounded 18 others in an attack on a church in the town of Pansi, Yahga province, northeast Burkina Faso. On 16 February, a group of about twenty gunmen rode into Pansi on motorbikes and opened fire on Christians during Sunday service. At least ten were killed andContinue reading “More murders in Burkina Faso”
Five boys and pastor among 14 Christians shot dead in Burkina Faso church massacre 2 December 2019 Five boys were among the 14 Christians, shot dead in an Islamist extremist attack on a church in Komondjari Province, south-east Burkina Faso, during Sunday morning worship on 1 December. Fourteen members of the Ouoba family were murderedContinue reading “Horrendous murders in Burkina”
Pray for the authorities to thwart these evil men and do much better than in Nigeria: “Flee, convert or die!” Help faithful Christians in Burkina Faso, standing firm for Christ Donate now Flee, convert or die – this is the stark choice repeatedly laid before the Christians of Burkina Faso by Islamist terrorists. One of ourContinue reading “Burkina Faso terrorism”
Burkina Faso, West Africa. Pray for release of pastor and seven members of his church kidnapped in June. Relatives are relying on God and the government to secure their release. Pray also for their witness.
Good news! NEWS | Burkina Faso: Al Qaeda Frees Kidnapped Missionary Jocelyn Elliott, But Husband Ken Still Held Jocelyn Elliot, an Australian missionary, has been released after being kidnapped in Burkina Faso by an Al Qaeda-affiliated organization. Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) stated in a video that she would be released in theContinue reading “Burkina kidnappings”
An American Christian missionary, Michael Riddering, was killed in the Burkina Faso attack. Please pray for his family. He ran an orphanage. Let us remember our fallen brother. He leaves behind a widow and four children, two of whom he adopted from the orphanage. Guardian article More Finally