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Nigeria—Reaching out through radio

By Jayna Richardson As Islamic fundamentalism increases in parts of Nigeria, it can be a difficult place in which to minister. But that isn’t stopping FamilyLife leaders Ademola and Ajoke Adebiyi. “We will not give up our mandate of sharing the gospel,” says Ademola. “We need more creative ways of penetrating the physical barriers while […]
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Nigeria—Reaching Out Through Radio

On the evening of Sunday, January 14, 2017, a phone call came from one of our faithful partners and associates in ministry. A staff of a radio station in town had approached him about their station’s (JayFM 101.9) plan to start a family-focused program. We were ecstatic! For more than a year, we had been […]
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Nigeria—Mobilizing Makurdi

Last fall, a high-ranking government official in Makurdi, the capital city in the Benué state of Nigeria, was reading the quarterly prayer diary produced by the Great Commission Movement Nigeria and noticed a prayer request about Ademola and Ajoke Adebiyi. They were stepping down from national leadership so they could focus on FamilyLife. He had […]
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Nigeria—HomeBuilders® for Pastors

In June, during a FamilyLife Leadership Team training in Jos, Nigeria, the leadership team talked about the desperate needs pastors face in their marriages. They are often torn between the demands of their church and the demands of their marriage and family. Often, the pastors have no place to turn for help with their marriage or with achieving better harmony and […]
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Nigeria—Helping others who help others

Drs. Israel and Augusta Olauré, both Ph.D.s and both Nigerians, have a very unique ministry to marriages and families in Nigeria. But first, a little back story. Prior to coming to the US for a sabbatical in 2014, the Olaurés had been asked to provide executive leadership to a new organization in Nigeria called the […]
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Nigeria—Stepping Up

Looking across the meeting room at the Cru US Staff Conference in Fort Collins, CO in July 2013, my wife leaned up to me and said, “Do you see that man? He is not African American. He is African. We have to meet him. While we could not articulate exactly what the distinguishing marks are, […]
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