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Why is the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible so popular among Black Christians?

Last year 2011 marks the 400 anniversary of the King James Version of the Bible (KJV) otherwise known as the “Authorised Version” (AV). The King James Bible has become part of the fabric of the British society that today the … Continue reading

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The Story of an Unsung Hero: History and Legacy of Garrick Sokari Braide (1882-1918)

African Church history is rich with stories of renewals across the continent. Garrick Braide is one of the pioneers of revival in Africa. Braide was born ca. 1882 in Obonoma, a small Kalabari pagan village in the Niger Delta (now … Continue reading

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