“Dayo heads the Medical Ambassadors International in West Africa. His own country there is facing a new threat that not only puts his life in danger, but is engulfing the Christians as a whole. Brutal attacks by Boko Haram (visit United States Institute of Peace or Wikipedia for information about this group), an extreme Islamic group, have turned their attention to the nation’s middle belt where Islam and Christianity have coexisted for centuries.
“Christian students are called out of their classrooms and either shot or had their throats slit on the campus. Grenades are lobbed into churches, and when the worshipers seek to flee the flames, they are shot. Villages are being burned, livestock stolen and crops razed. It is important to understand that these are not isolated incidents – they take place on a regular basis.
“The testimonies of the survivors are heart-wrenching. And they tell us that prayer is the only weapon that can bring a stop to this terrible brutality and destruction”.Add Comment