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Nigerian Church Has Huge Expansion Plans in USi
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October 26, 2013 12:29 AM
The Redeemed Christian Church of God was founded in 1952 in Nigeria. It had no U.S. presence a few decades ago, but has since planted hundreds of churches across the country. It now aims to harness the explosive growth of African Christianity in re-evangelizing a country where surveys show that one in five people don’t belong to any faith. VOA’s religion reporter Jerome Socolovsky visited the church’s newly expanded headquarters in northern Texas.

Nigerian Church Has Huge Expansion Plans in US

Published October 25, 2013

The Redeemed Christian Church of God was founded in 1952 in Nigeria. It had no U.S. presence a few decades ago, but has since planted hundreds of churches across the country. It now aims to harness the explosive growth of African Christianity in re-evangelizing a country where surveys show that one in five people don’t belong to any faith. VOA’s religion reporter Jerome Socolovsky visited the church’s newly expanded headquarters in northern Texas.


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