Somalia

Somalia: Terror Group Wants To Rid Country of Christians

Somalia's Islamist terror group al Shabab wants to rid the Muslim country of all Christians and is specifically targeting Christian converts from Islam. Al Shabab recently joined with al Qaeda and wants Sharia law implemented in the country. Gary Lane of CBN News has an exclusive story of one man’s miraculous escape and the Christian safe house where he and others found refuge.

April 25, 2012
Length: 4:46
From CBN News and The Voice of the Martyrs

Country Information

Population
11,259,029 (July 2018 est.)

Ethnicity (%)
Somali (85), Bantu and other non-Somali (15) (including 30,000 Arabs)

Religion (%)
Islam (99.6), Christianity (0.3), other (0.1)

Leader
President Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed

Government type
Federal parliamentary republic

Legal system
Mixed legal system of civil law, Islamic law, and customary law (referred to as Xeer)

Source: CIA World Factbook

Pray for Somalia

Please join us in praying for our ministry partners who are effectively reaching Somalians through the multiple radio broadcasts, specifically asking God to further strengthen and equip them so they can continue with their vital outreach work. Also, pray that the hearts of those yearning to learn more about the Lord will be greatly encouraged through the broadcast messages. May these spiritual seekers be shielded from all harm, while their lives are being radically transformed by the ongoing work of His Holy Spirit.

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