African Churches Shelter Muslims

CENTRAFRICA-UNRESTChurches shelter Muslims in Central African Republic

(RNS) Churches in Central African Republic are caring for thousands of Muslims who have been trapped in a cycle of revenge attacks, perpetrated by a pro-Christian militia. Story here

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“The Alliance of Evangelical Churches even pledged to take action against Christians who “distort [Jesus' gospel]” by not pursuing reconciliation, stating:

 

A true child of God has received and must exercise the ministry of reconciliation as recommended by the New Testament. Therefore, AEC will take actions against those who for personal reasons and other ambitions contrary to the teachings of the Gospel of Peace of Jesus Christ, distort the essence of his existence and throw an infamous discredit on people of God, by identifying themselves as Anti-Balaka militia or Séléka rebels. Our battle is spiritual, not carnal and should be carried out on the knees and not weapons in hand

 

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