Faith shaped by migration, diaspora, and slavery
The Redeemed Christian Church of God has 5 million members—66 years after it began.
Are they real? and other questions in Esther Acolatse’s work.
Yetemegnu Mekonnen lived faithfully in turbulent times.
What would the global church look like if we all honored our ancestors as members of the communion of saints?
People are being persecuted by anti-witchcraft vigilantes. The church can help.
“No evil shall befall us,” said St. Anthony in the desert, preachers during the Rwandan genocide, and Americans after 9/11.
The practice plays a big role in Christianity—and not just on the fringes.
Within a few decades, a third of all Catholics will live in Africa.
Should truth in advertising law apply to religious claims? It's a live issue in Africa, where governments could learn from American experience.
Within a decade, a sixth of the world's Catholics will be African—yet the continent has few canonized saints. This is starting to change.
The Episcopal Church was and is right to affirm same-sex marriage. Now we should be willing to face the costs.
Search online for Madagascar and you get mostly references to animated films about animals. Dig deeper and you'll find a still more amazing true story.
A century ago, a period of stunning Christian growth began. Africa's independent churches claim John Chilembwe as a symbol of a new native Christianity, free from its paternalistic and missionary roots.