South Africa

General Information

  • Area: 1,221,037 sq km
  • Population: 59,308,690 (2020 estimate)
  • Capital: Cape Town, Pretoria, Bloemfontein
  • Main Religion: Christianity, Some follow African Traditional Religions or None at all, Smaller numbers are Muslim or Hindu
  • Official Language: 11 languages

Challenges for Prayer

You can ask God :

    1. to help people of all races in South Africa to love, respect, and forgive one another.

    2. for Christian leaders to teach—and live—the message of the Bible clearly.

    3. to help the many poor people who can’t find jobs.

    4. to protect and care for children living without parents.

    5. for leaders who will govern in ways that honor God.

Source: Jason Mandryk and Molly Wall, Window on the World, 2018