Christians in Kaduna state, Nigeria, are being kidnapped and killed because of their faith in Christ.
On Tuesday, March 8, armed assailants abducted Rev. Joseph Akeke from his home in southern Kaduna state.
During the abduction, the assailants shot and killed Luka, the church security guard. The assailants then abducted three others, a woman and two children, and killed another man as they fled the predominantly Christian village. “Pray for God’s intervention and for [the pastor’s] safe release,” said an area resident. Pray that the kidnapped Christians will be returned safely to their homes and families.