Tag: Nigeria

Prayer day reminds us of persecution Christians face around the world

Today is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. We’ve seen crackdowns on Christianity (and other religions) in China. A recent report detailed testimonies of the atrocities against Christians in North Korea. Nigeria, […]

Homeless refugee wins New York chess championship

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Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

This is one of my favorite stories I’ve seen in a long time. It’s like a movie plot.

Tanitoluwa Adewumi (nicknamed Tani) came to the United States with his family in 2017. His family is Christian and fled from Nigeria, amid persecution from Boko Haram.

They came to New York City, but have been staying in a homeless shelter.