Nigeria—Pastor Murdered by Muslim MilitantsSource: VOM Sources
On May 14, Pastor Faye Pama, Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Borno State and Senior Pastor of Rhema Assembly Church, was murdered by Boko Haram militants. The attackers reportedly followed Pastor Pama to his home in Maiduguri afterhe left a Bible study at his church. The gunmen dragged Pastor Pama out of his house and shot him to death in front of his 17-year-old daughter as she pleaded for his life. Pastor Pama was a husband and father of four children, ages 19, 17, 11 and 6. He served inministry leadership for more than 26 years and believed that Muslims could be won to Christ only by showing them love, ratherthan through fighting. The Muslim militant group Boko Haram has reportedly killed more than 4,000 people since 2009.
|VOM-USA Prayer Update for June 1, 2013
On Fri. May 31 2013 at 07:18 AM Moderator wrote:
Vietnam—Pastor Beaten to Death in Prison
Sources: VOM Sources, Christian Solidarity Worldwide
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