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 young people and children.  There are 15,000 former child soldiers who survived that will have little chance of a normal […]
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 workers that God sends.