In an effort to keep the persecuted church in front of our people, the first Sunday of every month we'll feature a nation where the church endures persecution for the sake of Christ.
We encourage you to do one of two things:
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This month we'd like to encourage you to pray for the church in Somalia. Here is a quote from Open Doors on the current situation in this country:
Somalia remains No. 3 on the World Watch List, as one of the countries where Christians face the most extreme persecution. The pressure on Christians remains at an extreme level. Christians in the country risk being killed by Islamic militants, and clan leaders, elders and family members monitor the movements of any suspected Christian convert.
In recent years, the situation appears to have got even worse. Islamic militants have intensified their hunt for Christians, particularly any in a position of leadership.
For more information on how you can pray for the church in Somalia, click here.