Sri Lanka

General Information

  • Area: 65,610 sq km
  • Population: 21,413,249 (2020 estimate)
  • Capital: Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte(legislative), Colombo(executive)
  • Main Religion: Buddhism(70.2%), Hinduism(12.6%), Islam(9.7%), Christianity(7.4%)
  • Official Language: Sinhala, Tamil, English

Challenges for Prayer

You can ask God : 

    1. to help people of all races and beliefs in Sri Lanka learn to live together peacefully.

    2. for Christians from the different ethnic groups to be examples of forgiveness, love, and living together in peace.

    3. to help Christians in Sri Lanka be bold and loving as they share Jesus with Buddhists, Hindus, and Muslims—even if they are persecuted.

    4. to help Christians in Sri Lanka to love and help children who are hurt, lonely, or abused.

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