Invitation to Stephens Children International's 14th Aniversary/Prize-Giving Day

Dear friends,

Thank you for constantly standing with our children at Stephens Children Home Abeokuta. It's time again to celebrate our outgoing children of the widows and we are happy to invite you to come join the mothers and all our friends across the nation in this years celebration.

We welcome our long standing families to celebrate the children at the

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13 Christians Killed In Fresh Southern Kaduna Attack On Easter Eve (Graphic!)

It was a dark Easter Sunday after unknown gunmen reportedly attacked a community in Jema’a Local Goverment Area of Kaduna State, which left 13 Christians dead.

Details are still sketchy right now, but it is believed to be part of the Southern Kaduna Violence involving the fulani Herdsmen and local farming communities, which so far have left over 200 people dead in past attacks.

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Our Victory and Gratitude

I was recently searching through some pieces of papers, and I stumbled upon my old medical registration card No 663/98 from the Sacred Heart Hospital, a Catholic hospital in Lantoro, Abeokuta. I could remember the white lady who did a routine check on my blood pressure in 1998, when I arrived Abeokuta, assured me that I was living in my grave yard, after she found out that my blood pressure read like280/200. I probably did not know the reason for this till this day.

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Petr Jasek: Now Free, Others Still Need To Be Freed

After spending 445 days imprisoned in Sudan on false charges that included “espionage” and “waging war against the state,” long-time VOM staff member Petr Jasek is finally home with his family in Prague.

For nearly 15 months, Petr was moved among five prisons in Khartoum, each worse than the last. Along the way, the Czech national shared a cell with drug smugglers, violent criminals and ISIS fighters, and he experienced physical and emotional abuse because of his Christian faith. Despite everything, he continually shared the gospel with Sudanese, Eritrean and radical Muslim inmates, leading several men to Christ.

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Eunice is Now Safe and Doing Well

Eunice Adi is a little girl of 2 years old, who was happily growing with her mother in their village of Kigam in Kizikoro district of Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

On 13th November, 2016. Which happens to coincide with IDOP, Kizikoro district (99% Christians) was invaded by the Fulani herdsmen, killing 47 people, over 100 houses were burnt down and two churches were also destroyed.

Read more: Eunice is Now Safe and Doing Well