All posts tagged: mozambique

Does the brutal slaying of a pastor in Mozambique have an end-times connection?

International Christian Concern recently reported on the brutal killing of a pastor in Mozambique, a country located on the Southeast coast of Africa. According to CBN, an Islamic extremist group linked to ISIS captured the pastor as he was crossing a field. But what happened next was not only gruesome but also sadistic. The extremists beheaded the pastor and then gave the head to the pastor’s wife and told her to take it to the police. Though 57% of Mozambique’s 30 million population are Christian, Islamic extremists have been terrorizing Christians in the northern area of Mozambique. This included burning of churches and the murder of other believers, several by beheading And this is not the first time Christians have been beheaded because of their faith. In early 2015, people around the world were shocked by the beheading of 21 Coptic Christians in Libya. Islamic extremists took the captured men, wearing orange robes, to a beach along the Mediterranean Sea near the country’s capital city, Tripoli. They ordered their hostages to lie on the ground …

The dangerous prayer that resulted in miracles

Do you want to see more answers to prayer and miracles in your life? If so I want to provide an example of a simple prayer from the Book of Acts that did exactly that. It came to mind as I was reading an article about Heidi Baker, 61, who works as a missionary in Cabo Delgado Province in Mozambique, a small country in Northern Africa along the India Ocean. Baker’s organization, Iris Global, runs orphanages and provides humanitarian aid in the province that is dominated by an Islamic extremist group called Al Shabab that has killed nearly 3,000 people through dozens of terrorist attacks since Baker established her ministry in 2017. According to Baker being a Christian makes you a target and several churches in the province have been burned to the ground in Al Shabab’s attempt to set up a Caliphate. In its most recent attack on Palma in March 2021, hundreds of terrorist stormed the town killing dozens of people and as well kidnapped children, girls for wives and boys as fighters. …