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June 14, 2019

Baptists Pledge Aid As Biafra Surrenders Jan. 13, 1970

By Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives

As the war-torn Biafran section of Nigeria fell under the control of federal troops, H. Cornell Goerner, Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board secretary for Africa declared that Baptists were going to play a vital role in the massive relief and reconstruction program; distributing food to the hungry, helping to rehabilitate uprooted families, and providing medicine to the sick.

SBHLA 1970 Press ReleaseĀ