Djibouti is a small country between Ethiopia and Somalia, and has possibly the hottest average temperatures on earth.  Lack of water, arable land and natural resources makes the country dependent on French aid and the American military base there.  Unemployment is 50-80% and is combined with an addictive qat consumption (an amphetamine-like plant that grows in the area).  Missions is difficult there due to the terrain and it is almost all Muslim.  The American military base is very strategic there and provides most of the employment.  Pray that the American and French aid to the country will meet both their physical and spiritual needs. Prayer does not fit us for the greater work; prayer is the greater work. – Oswald […]
Denmark is almost completely surrounded by the North Sea and Baltic Sea.  It has complete freedom of religion but the Lutheran Church is recognized as the national church and supported by the state.  It is mostly Christian Protestant with very few of Catholic or Islam faith which is unusual for a European country.  However, though professing Christians, few believe in a personal God and over half are considered agnostic or atheist.  Actual church attendance is around 2%.  The Lutheran Church has become ritualistic and dead. Pray that the church will have a revival of hearts and that more missionaries and tools will be available to the people of Denmark. Prayer succeeds when all else fails. Prayer has won great victories […]

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Sue McCusker is a writer, teacher, and web developer who loves to share the stories of life and hope she sees around her every day. She has written for Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazines, and teaches the story of God in women's Bible study. Her passion is connecting technology with faith to produce good.