In the West Africa country of Burkina Faso, Christians have reportedly increased in number from 10,000 evangelicals in 1960 to 1.44 million in 2010.
Arna Lake Wilkinson lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. She received a B.A. in journalism from the University of Iowa and a M.A. in publishing and writing from Emerson College.