Story number 3 for 4 May 2000

By May 4, 2000

The President of Nigeria is calling people to pray for peace in his violence-plagued country. President Olusegun Obasanjo was the keynote speaker at the Nigerian Baptist Convention’s 150th Anniversary celebration last week. During his speech, the declared Baptist stressed the need for reconciliation between Christians and Muslims. Baptist World Alliance’s Denton Lotz attended the event, as did the head of the Southern Baptist International Mission Board. The IMB started work in Nigeria on August 5, 1850.

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