Liberia

By faith and through prayer, SIM Liberia sees growing and mature disciples of Jesus loving their neighbours through healthcare, education and service ministries and loving God in worship and obedience.

Liberia

By faith and through prayer, SIM Liberia sees growing and mature disciples of Jesus loving their neighbours through healthcare, education and service ministries and loving God in worship and obedience.

Communities where Christ is least known

Mandingo (Manya)

The Mandingo people are located in northwestern Liberia, near Guinea. They are farmers growing rice, peanuts, beans and vegetables. Trading is important for them, causing many to travel far from home to trade. Many Mandingo in urban areas work as shopkeepers or auto mechanics.
Today, the majority of Mandingo are Muslim; however, their Islam is mingled with their traditional African beliefs. The Mandingo belief that spirits are good, evil or mischievous is derived from Muslim teachings. Also, Islam approves the use of magic to obtain healing from disease, prevent misfortune and assure prosperity and success. Only a few of the Mandingo are Christian believers, and there is no indigenous church established yet.

Prayers

1

Pray for God to call more missionaries to Liberia, especially to add capacity to ministries with our partner churches.

2

Pray for Liberian church leaders to be equipped through theological and pastoral training to withstand the onslaught of false gospels that cause confusion and dissension within the churches and society.

3

Pray for the expansion of ELWA Hospital to strengthen the healthcare system in Liberia while giving a gospel witness to Liberians who are suffering.

4

Pray for ELWA media services to creatively spread the gospel through radio, Internet streaming and other mass media to communities where Christ is least known.

5

Pray for God to provide adequate resources to support and sustain the ministries of SIM Liberia.

6

Pray for peace and stability in Liberia.


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