Liberia is well watered and has an abundance of natural resources including iron, diamonds, and timber.  In 1847 Liberia became Black Africa’s first independent state, created as a colony for freed American slaves.  But decades of corruption, civil war and chaos has caused major poverty and joblessness rates as high as 75%.  Most survive on less than $1 per day. They need help rebuilding their country, repairing of churches and Christian ministries, and ministering to […]
Lesotho is a small country at the southern tip of African continent, surrounded by South Africa.  Half of the population lives below the poverty line, unemployment is as high as 45%, and AIDS has had a devastating effect.  The mountainous population is among the poorest and most vulnerable, and have little contact with the gospel or churches.  Mission groups have recently committed to building evangelical churches in the region.  Pray for these churches and the […]
Lebanon rests between Israel and Syria, and is the site of ancient Phoenicia, which is related to the ancient Canaanites.  Back to at least 1000 BC, they were considered very religious people in their practice of temple prostitution and child sacrifice. Even with their tumultuous history, they have religious freedom and are the only Arab state that is not officially Muslim.  They are the only land in the Middle East where it is legal to […]

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