The World

Evangelical Christianity had been growing at a rate faster than any other world religion or global religious movement, although this claim can be disputed post-2020. The surge of evangelical missions after WWII was an astonishing success story, but most of the subsequent growth came from a new generation of indigenous evangelical movements around the world. […]

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The World

The amazing harvest of new believers continues across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. By contrast, the Church grows very slowly or even declines in the rest of the world. Although sometimes small in number, or away from public view, Christians now live and fellowship inside every country. World mission, migration, and globalization all spread the […]

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Libya – for the small remnant of the persecuted Church

From a believer working in the region Libya is in the midst of a civil war, which in recent years has become a proxy-conflict involving various foreign powers seeking a foothold in that country.   More than a quarter of the population has fled the war to other lands.   Once a proud, rich, and self-sufficient people, […]

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Lesotho – meeting on the mountain tops to pray

From our contact at an indigenous mission organisation in Lesotho The situation in Lesotho is dire, following the current lockdown, many businesses are closed or forced to operate at limited capacity. Thus many people have lost their means of living, causing families to go without food for days sometimes. Churches are also on 100% restriction. […]

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HAITI – Poverty and the risks of Pandemic

At the time of writing, Haiti’s Health Ministry reported 3,941 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 64 deaths. However international agencies and some human rights activists fear the number is far higher, due to a lack of testing. It has been impossible for many people to follow the measures, particularly in the densely populated slums of […]

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GUINEA – Battling Spiritual Giants

These prayer requests come from three church leaders and missionaries in the West African state of Guinea:- Since early April, borders, schools, mosques and churches have been closed. There are travel restrictions between the capital Conakry and the interior of the country. But people can be out and about freely; markets and shops are open. […]

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GHANA – A Nation Trusting in God’s Mercy

The following information and prayer requests come from five missionaries and Christian leaders in Ghana:- The number of confirmed cases in Ghana stands at 8,070 with 2,947 recoveries and 36 deaths on 1 June.  We thank God for the relative peace and protection that Ghana has enjoyed so far in this period of the pandemic. […]

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EQUATORIAL GUINEA – Health care workers at risk

Our prayer material for the exotic tropical nation of Equatorial Guinea (Africa’s only Spanish-speaking nation) comes from a contact in Malabo, the country’s capital. Here the situation is not very good, there are already more than 500 infected people and 6 dead, according to the WHO. The Guinean Government is no longer reporting cases. The […]

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COMOROS – One of the world’s least-reached nations

Let’s lift up our prayers – during both Ramadan and the CoVid-19 pandemic – for this desperately needy island nation! This information comes courtesy of our friends from an amazing mission organization, CAPRO (the South Africa branch being closest to Comoros). Although there has been no confirmed case of the COVID-19 on all of the […]

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