Gender-based Violence in Nigeria

Gender-based Violence in Nigeria

Persecution in Nigeria In 2019, the conflict in northeastern Nigeria entered its eleventh year. Since 2009, the Boko Haram insurgency and the government’s military response have killed tens of thousands of civilians and displaced millions across the Lake Chad region,...
Unprecedented Peace

Unprecedented Peace

Unprecedented Peace: 3 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN WORLDLY PEACE AND JESUS’ PEACE Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. John 14:27 Is anyone else tired of hearing...
The Unexpected

The Unexpected

The Unexpected Lindsey Snyder, Take Heart Communications Coordinator, shares a reflection on the martyrdom of a Nigerian pastor.       Content Warning: This blog post contains mention of graphic persecution and one photo implying a beheading.   I...
Giving is Receiving

Giving is Receiving

With Christmas right around the corner, Take Heart ambassador and guest blogger Mariam Shafik shares a reflection on giving.   It is important to understand that every individual always has something to give; whether it be time, knowledge, money, kindness, or...
Pray for Lawrence: Lent Week 3

Pray for Lawrence: Lent Week 3

Meet Lawrence. His friends call him Little Moses. He’s 23 years old and is deaf. Take Heart has know Little Moses since we first began serving in northern Iraq. He was among the 850 families that ISIS forced from their homes in Karemlesh. Today, Little Moses and his...