Church Leader Among Dead in Central African Republic

(World Watch Monitor) A church leader was among those killed in the recent outbreak of violence in the Central African Republic, it has emerged.

Baptist pastor Ange-Apoléon Ngakolada, 36, leaves behind a wife and eight children.

The president of the Association of Evangelical Baptist Churches in CAR, Singa Gbadia, told World Watch Monitor that Mr. Ngakolada had been targeted because local Muslims were unhappy about a church he recently had built.

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  • Grace Kim Kwon

    God rest his soul in peace and protect his family. Ours is such a temporary world.

    May our King Jesus come quickly and reign on earth.

    “Precious in the sight of the Lord Is the death of His saints. …Praise the Lord, all you Gentiles! Laud Him, all you peoples! For His merciful kindness is great toward us, and the truth of the Lord endures forever.” (Psalm 116 and 117)

  • Robert

    He simply used the word Muslims.Why must we use all the politically correct adjectives before the word Muslims .

  • Robinske2

    So sad that God’s people are murdered for nothing other than following Jesus. Islam must be addressed as a cult with it’s adherents bound for hell unless they accept the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

    • Grace Kim Kwon

      Atheists and pagans are all too similar in massacring the Christians. This century, God is saving many people in the Islamic land through the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.

      • Robinske2

        True- some are,, but few and far between. It’s extremely dangerous for Muslims to start following Jesus- even here in the west.

        • Grace Kim Kwon

          Yes, that’s also why “moderate” Muslims cannot outcry anything. Our God will bring His justice upon the earth. Lord Jesus is worth our life. He is infinitely much more.