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Deliverance Church

Houses of God | Nairobi, Kenya

Issue: "Beyond the body count," Nov. 5, 2011

Deliverance Church in the Eastleigh section of Nairobi, Kenya, is the only remaining church in an area now dominated by Somali Muslims. "There used to be about 200 churches in Eastleigh," said one resident who is a convert from Islam. But according to Christians who live there, Islamic interests bought up land and razed churches, in many instances to make way for mosques. Deliverance, according to the convert, "remains very strong."

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