Terrorists in Burkina Faso Execute Six at Pentecostal Church


(Worthy News) - Christians in Burkina Faso are mourning a deadly attack on a Protestant church as “a new turning point in terrorism” in the West African nation.

Sunday’s shooting at an Assemblies of God congregation in a northern village left six people dead, including the pastor, and represents the first church attack among the recent surge of Islamist violence.

A dozen gunmen on motorcycles stormed the courtyard of the Sirgadji church after worship, fatally shooting its longtime pastor as well as five other congregants after demanding they convert to Islam, according to a statement sent to CT by the general superintendent of the Assemblies of God in Burkina Faso, Michel Ouédraogo. The attackers also stole from the church and burned its pulpit. [ Source: Christianity Today (Read More...) ]

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5 thoughts on “Terrorists in Burkina Faso Execute Six at Pentecostal Church”

  1. God to comfort their family and friend and Burkinafeso government most not allow all the wicked go withou purnise.

  2. Our friends are in the capital city so not in the north but what happens there really does affect the whole nation. Much of the terrorist come from Mali. The believers throughout the land need prayer the name of nation means land of Brothers. May God’s kingdom be established there.

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