Algeria (Mission Network News) — Though 2019 began as a year of new opportunity for Algerian believers, it now draws to a disappointing end. William Stark, regional manager of International Christian Concern (ICC), recently told Gatestone Institute that authorities have closed 12 churches in Algeria since the beginning of 2019. Read our coverage here.
Yet, hope remains. Members of the Full Gospel Church of Tizi Ouzou (EPPETO), a SAT-7 partner, published a series of posts on social media showing their new “outdoor services.”
Church doors may be closed and locked, but it’s not stopping believers from worshiping on the staircase. …
Pastor Salah Challah, the President of the Protestant Church of Algeria (EPA) and senior pastor of the Full Gospel congregation, said authorities “can seal our churches but not our hearts.”