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 Pastor, Church Official Shot Dead in Nigeria

Muslim extremists from the Boko Haram sect on Tuesday (June 7) shot and killed a Church of Christ in Nigeria (COCIN) pastor and his church secretary in Maiduguri, in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno state.

The Rev. David Usman, 45, and church secretary Hamman Andrew were the latest casualties in an upsurge of Islamic militancy that has engulfed northern Nigeria this year, resulting in the destruction of church buildings and the killing and maiming of Christians.

The Rev. Titus Dama Pona, pastor with the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in Maiduguri, told Compass that Pastor Usman was shot and killed by the members of the Boko Haram near an area of Maiduguri called the Railway Quarters, where the slain pastor’s church is located. ...

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SI Moderator - Greg Gordon

 2011/6/12 16:34Profile

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 Re: Pastor, Church Official Shot Dead in Nigeria

Praying for the family & Church there that God's grace & love would abound along with strength and comfort. Binding fear. Show Yourself for these who remain Heavenly Father in Jesus Name. Lord and glorify Yourself in this situation. May they look to You and see You Lord and with Your help, keep their eyes upon You. Amen

 2011/6/12 20:36Profile

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