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Pastor Andrew, the leader of a VOMC-partnering ministry that's diligently proclaiming God's truth in Somalia, has requested prayer for his team's vital ministry efforts.

The ministry recently began broadcasting radio programs via shortwave radio into Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and surrounding areas. The program features Scripture readings, Christian music, a short message of encouragement, and a time of prayer. Through this and other such outreach programs, many spiritual seekers have connected with the ministry to learn more about Jesus. Some of these men and women are now receiving lessons about the Bible and discipleship training.

Please join us in praying for Pastor Andrew and his team, specifically asking God to further strengthen and equip them, while also encouraging the hearts of the individuals desiring to learn more about the Lord. May these seekers be shielded from all harm, and may their lives be transformed by the awesome power of the Holy Spirit. Also ask God to meet the needs of Pastor Andrew and his team so they can effectively continue with their vital outreach work. In addition, please pray for supernatural healing for Pastor Andrew's daughter, Liz, who is currently contending with very serious health issues.

Country Information

12,094,640 (July 2021 est.)

Ethnicity (%)
Somali (85), Bantu and other non-Somali (15)

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

President Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed (2017)

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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