Can leaders truly be healers? Lessons from Elijah

'Without God, we have no answers to the evil, the suffering or the hopelessness in this world. Without God, ultimately, leaders have nothing meaningful to say in the face of trauma,' says NoƩmie Smith. Read more

Rick Warren: Church is an 'army of love' that can change the world

Saddleback Church's PEACE plan aims to: Plant churches that preach reconciliation, Equip ethical servant leaders, Assist the poor, Care for the sick and Educate the next generation. Read more

ABLI's Affirmations: prophetic voices, godly leadership and following in Jesus' footsteps

The ninth ABLI conference closed with Affirmations and Observations drawn from the content of the three days of meetings and prayer. Read more

Samuel Kobia calls for the spiritual emancipation of Africa

We have 'carried into the 21st century a lot of wounded memories', said Revd Dr Samuel Kobia on the closing day of the ABLI conference. Read more

Jerry Gana: Why Africa needs leaders who are courageous and competent

'You can never go wrong if you have as a priority love for the people,' said the Nigerian statesman. 'Security and the wefare of the people have to be the primary purpose of government. If not, what are you governing for?' Read more

Genocide survivor: 'I'm here to talk about God's miracles in my life'

Alice Mukarulinda was wounded and left for dead in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. She told a powerful story of forgiveness. Read more

Why the Church needs to learn to listen to trauma victims

The Bible was written for victims of trauma, says trauma healing expert Dr Phil Monroe. Read more

Rick Warren: these three Bible values will beat corruption

Corruption is one of the five great causes of trauma in the world, says the pastor of Saddleback Church. What wisdom does the Bible have to bring in combatting it? Read more

How the Church can help transform Africa

'We can solve our own problems and we are going to lead by example to transform this continent,' says social entrepreneur Ndidi Nwuneli. Read more