20 Liberians Planning to Go

Gbawoh realizes his dream
A long term dream became reality for Tent director Clinton T. Gbawoh when he and his team arranged the GO Equipped course in Monrovia, Liberia last month.

More than 70 people attended a GO Equipped course in Liberia in February this year. 20 of them have signed up to go as tentmakers.

My hope is that we can send the first tentmakers by the end of this year, says Tent Liberia’s director, Clinton T. Gbawoh. For him having the GO Equipped course in Monrovia is a long-term dream that became reality. In 2010 he attended an All Africa conference on tentmaking in Cameroon. Since then he has wanted to bring the GO Equipped-training to his home nation.

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China Wages War with Faith

Chinese worshippers
Crackdowns against Christians happen countrywide and in both state-approved and non-registered churches, writes Open Doors in their latest report on the situation for Christians in China.

China is waging war with faith. The nation should respect the sacred right of people to worship, said the U.S. ambassador for International Religious Freedom as he was speaking in Hong Kong last week.

The human rights situation in China has caused many concerns in recent past years. The current president, Xi Jinping, seems to be especially active in taking religious freedom away from the citizens of the world’s most populous nation. Foreign workers who have been living in China for years, are told to leave on short notice. Many unregistered churches who operated openly a few years ago, have now moved their work to secret places.

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