My latest article was published yesterday in Fox News: “The Forgotten Christians of Nigeria – faithful while enduring incredible persecution.” Please read and share it with others to help us bring attention to these brave Christians and the persecution of the church in Nigeria. Click here to read my account of a remarkable people.
My first impression of Afrikaners, formed early in life, came from the 1989 hit Lethal Weapon 2. South Africa, hitherto largely unknown to me beyond vague recollections of something my history teacher called the Boer War and old episodes of Wild Kingdom, took on a very sinister quality. The baddies in that movie are blue-eyed, … Read more
People from all over the world write to us about any number of things. It may be to thank us for our work or to pour out venom on it. It may be to request resources or to challenge us in some way. Regardless, I seldom have opportunity to respond. But the email below was … Read more
Zachary and I spent last night in São Paulo, Brazil after a long flight from Johannesburg, South Africa. South Africa, as I will report in my article on that country, is not very African. The white population there has much more in common with Europe, as they will tell you, than they do with the … Read more
It’s #ATW80 Day 46, and Larry and Zachary have made it to country #9: South Africa. From Johannesburg, Larry calls in to the Rick and Bubba Show for an update that includes a safari, a visit to the shanty towns, the powerful influence of Nelson Mandela on the healing of that country, and South Africa’s … Read more
Yesterday, my last day in Nigeria, began uneventfully. A rooster in a field near the house where I am staying awakened me as usual. Unfortunately, it was his habit to awaken me several times during the night. I am convinced he is blind and has no idea when it is dawn, so he just cock-a-doodles … Read more
At the time of writing this, I have been in Nigeria for almost a week. My time here defies a simple description or even a simple narrative. Experiences are intensified by the extreme emotions one feels in a place like this: The encouragement I felt at meeting people with whom I share a common faith, … Read more