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Songs from Nigeria

One of the joys of visiting Christians in other cultures is hearing their style of worship.  Whether a familiar tune with foreign words or voices or a new song reflecting their musical heritage, their music always reminds me of Revelation’s promise of a great multitude from every tongue, tribe and nation worshiping together in Heaven.

Here are five songs performed by the staff members of the ECWA Information and Computer Sciences Institute.  Some were recorded during their morning devotions, while others were part of the school’s 20th anniversary celebrations.

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Dreams, drive, and a Nigerian doctor

JOS, NIGERIA – Twenty years ago, Daniel Shehu Danlami Salihu didn’t know what he was going to do.

Freshly out of high school, he was eager to begin studying to become a doctor, but an instructors’ strike had closed the universities.  It was already October, and the driven young man wanted to do something productive with his time.

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Teaching life and livelihood for 20 years

The purpose of my trip to Nigeria in November was to cover the 20th anniversary of a computer school founded there by Dr. Anthony Petrillo, an SIM missionary, in partnership with ECWA, a Nigerian Christian denomination.  This article tells the history of that partnership and will be the first-posted of several articles written for Dr. Petrillo’s ministry, TEN3.

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