#TBT: In 1963, “Ossie” Hoffmann, fresh off a visit with Lutheran Christians in Ethiopia, spoke with his signature humor and erudition about missiology and church history
Amos Bolay will speak about Liberia on December 8, and Wakseyoum Idossa will speak about Ethiopia on December 16. Both will be live streamed
Lira is not a big town, not an important place by most measures. It’s not on the way to anywhere most people want to go (though a signpost in town points to Juba, well to the north in southern Sudan). Lira itself is not much of a tourist destination, being neither glamorous, nor exclusive, nor ..
A recent story in The Economist caught my eye, because it describes a very rare phenomenon: a church in Africa which openly welcomes homosexuals. “House of Rainbow” is an independent Nigerian church, founded in Lagos by Rowland Jide Macaulay in 2006. After violence against the tiny congregation and death threats against the pastor, Macaulay fled ..