Defying Threats of Violence, Christian Pastor Feeds Islam’s Poor in Nigeria

ICC Note: God's presence is seen in Nigeria the actions of His servant Pastor Yohanna Buru, who bravely provided food and comfort to poor Muslim observants of Eid, despite the permeating threat of Islamist violence. Please continue to pray for Nigeria, and for the ministry of Pastor Buru.

10/17/2013 Nigeria (The Christian Post) - A Christian pastor ignored the threat of possible violence to feed 200 poor, disabled Muslims and their relatives to celebrate their holiday of Eid in Kaduna, Nigeria, according to Voice of America.

The pastor, who worked with clerics to provide food to the city's most destitude, was part of a larger team of Muslims and Christians not only to observing the holiday together but also working to end the religious violence that has ravaged the country for years by serving alongside one another.

"We want peace in northern Nigeria, in Nigeria, West Africa, Africa and the world entirely," Pastor Yohanna Buru told Voice of America.

Nigeria has suffered extraordinary religious conflict in the past four decades as the terrorist group, Boko Haram, that seeks to install Shariah law in Nigeria, has killed thousands of people, many times specifically targeting Christians.