International Evangelism Center - African Interior Mission

Ouagadougou Charismatic Christianity Mamadou Karambiri
International Evangelism Center - African Interior Mission
Centre international d’évangélisation - Mission intérieure africaine
ClassificationEvangelicalism
TheologyCharismatic
RegionWorld
HeadquartersOuagadougou, Burkina Faso
FounderMamadou Karambiri
Origin1987 (33 years ago) (1987)
Official websitecie-mia.org

International Evangelism Center - African Interior Mission (French: Centre international d’évangélisation - Mission intérieure africaine) (CIE-MIA) is an Evangelical charismatic Christian denomination and a megachurch. The headquarters is located in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Its leader is Mamadou Karambiri.

History

In 1985, Mamadou Karambiri, general manager in a company, started a prayer group with his family which reached 500 people in 1987.[1] The church was founded in 1987 in Ouagadougou.[2][3]

In the 1990s, nearly 60 churches were planted in Ouagadougou and in different cities of the country.[4] Churches have also been established in other cities abroad.

On November 2, 1998, the Bible training center, Le Chandelier, located near the CIE premises in Ouagadougou opened its doors.[5] In 2010, the church founded Impact TV.[6] The CIE had 6000 members in 2010.[7][8]

In 2020, a 12,000-seat temple, the Church of the Nations/Bethel Israel Tabernacle, was inaugurated in Ouagadougou and the denomination had 600 churches worldwide.[9]

Beliefs

The denomination has a charismatic confession of faith.[10]

External links

References

  1. ^ Sandra Fancello, Les aventuriers du pentecôtisme ghanéen: nation, conversion et délivrance en Afrique de l'Ouest, KARTHALA Editions, France, 2006, p. 213
  2. ^ Laurent Fourchard, André Mary et René Otayek, Entreprises religieuses transnationales en Afrique de l'Ouest, Karthala Éditions, France, 2005, p. 133
  3. ^ Katrin Langewiesche, Mobilité religieuse: changements religieux au Burkina Faso, LIT Verlag Münster, Germany, 2003, p. 212
  4. ^ Sandra Fancello, Les aventuriers du pentecôtisme ghanéen: nation, conversion et délivrance en Afrique de l'Ouest, Karthala Éditions, France, 2006, p. 212
  5. ^ CIE-MIA, Écoles bibliques, cie-mia.org, accessed December 28, 2019
  6. ^ Jacques Théodore Balima, Burkina Faso: Impact TV entre dans l'univers des médias du pays, lefaso.net, Burkina Faso, June 21, 2010
  7. ^ Céline Hoyeau, Dix voix qui comptent sur la planète évangélique, la-croix.com, France, October 8, 2010
  8. ^ Ali Traore, lefaso.net, Un Burkinabè parmi les dix voix sur la planète évangélique, Burkina Faso, October 31, 2010
  9. ^ Alice Suglimani Thiombiano, Inauguration de « l’Eglise des Nations » :« Nous allons intensifier les prières pour le Burkina Faso », Pasteur Karambiri, burkina24.com, Burkina Faso, January 11, 2020
  10. ^ Sébastien Fath, Une Tour de prière francophone pour les Burkinabè, regardsprotestants.com, France, December 9, 2015