At the Night of Prayer for the Persecuted Church, Mercy shared her story of escaping from the terrorist group Boko Haram after being kidnapped by them along with 200 other schoolgirls from Chibok. A few weeks later NBC News broadcast an interview with her:
Amazingly, she has forgiven her former captors and prays for them.
As she told Anny Curry:
“In the Bible God says that he can talk to people, even in their dreams,” she tells us. “I pray that they find that God is forgiving and merciful and that they stop doing what it is that they’re doing.