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Somali

In Somalia, Books Go Where Missionaries Cannot

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Somalia, in northeast Africa, is one of the world’s most dangerous places to be a Christian. Over 99 percent of the country’s population identifies as Muslim, and it’s not hard to see why. Sharia law is enshrined in Somalia’s constitution, and anyone who expresses doubt about Islam or even curiosity about another religion faces intense … Read More

Somali Child’s Garden of Bible Stories given to Somali families

Sunday, January 1, 2017

January 2015 – Somalia is often called “the country most hostile to the Gospel” – a seemingly impossible mission. In the militantly Muslim country of Somalia, threats to physical safety are so great that only 0.01% of the population dare to call themselves Christian. It would seem impossible to share the Good News in such a hard … Read More

New Lutheran center in Ethiopia brings Gospel to searching Somalis

Sunday, May 1, 2016

In militantly Muslim Somalia, admitting one’s Christian faith often invites death. Yet each day, God calls His Somali children to faith in Him. Often, the Holy Spirit uses LHF translator Mohamed*, a former Muslim who is determined to establish the first Lutheran churches in Somalia. Though he is risking his life, Mohamed continues to share … Read More