South Africa

The legacy of apartheid continues to impact the nation. Despite progress in some areas, inequalities and injustices of the past continue to shape the future. Pray especially for: Reconciliation among all races. This applies not just to black-white dynamics, but also to coloured and Indian peoples as well as to relationships among various black ethnicities. […]

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South Africa

Prayer initiatives begun in South Africa went on to impact the whole world! The Global Day of Prayer started in Cape Town (2001), and Christians from almost every country joined in this event on Pentecost Sunday. Other prayer movements like Transformation Africa and Jericho Walls also influence many nations. Large scale prayer events like “It’s […]

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Central African Republic

The CAR was one of the world’s most evangelized nations, but the upheavals here and in nearby Chad and Sudan mean the progress in some regions has reversed. Pray for all CAR denominations to send students for missionary training. Pray that those with training would resist the draw to serve as a city pastor and […]

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Central African Republic

Christian media and help ministries: Christian Radio. With several new Christian radio stations – Voix de la Grace/Radio ESCA (Grace Brethren), Radio Evangile Néhémie (Ambassade Chrétienne), Radio Notre Dame (Catholic) and ICDI community radio (HCJB) – the gospel is going out to potentially millions every week. Several languages are broadcast several hours a day. Pray […]

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Central African Republic

Praise God that the national Church is emerging as a vehicle for witness and service. National missionaries and agencies are on the increase, and indigenous-led ministries are springing up. Bible translation work in mother tongues and literacy in the churches are progressing as well. Widespread evangelism, especially in the 1960s and 1970s, yielded massive numbers […]

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Central African Republic

Young people and children. Almost half of the population are under the age of 15. A wide-ranging vision for this ministry is crucial, but too few churches have the vision, structures and workers to disciple the upcoming generation. Faithful teachers who will mentor the younger generation are needed. Pray for: Children’s ministry. CEF, SU, Adonai […]

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Central African Republic

The Central African Republic (CAR) faces immense physical human needs. The long series of coups and counter-coups devastated the economy and infrastructure. The most recent coup caused a breakdown in law and order. Rebels executed opponents and looted homes. Community conflict now occurs along religious lines between Muslims and Christians. Hundreds of thousands have fled […]

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Africa

Cities. Africa’s urban population has rapidly risen from 130 million in 1990 up to 390 million in 2010. It is the world’s most rapidly urbanizing continent. Lack of economic development and poor infrastructure mean that it is the slums, shantytowns and informal settlements that have mushroomed. These cities have become focal points for dire poverty, […]

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Africa

East Asian peoples – numbering 5.7 million in 24 peoples. They are mostly present in Africa due to British colonial transplanting. They remain largely isolated from indigenous Christians and have hardly been touched at all by cross-cultural mission work.

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Africa

Nations with the smallest number of evangelicals. These are priority countries with less than 1% evangelicals: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Guinea, Niger, Djibouti, Somalia, Mayotte and Comoros. They fall into four main groups – North Africa, West Africa, Horn of Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands.

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