Libya

Praise the Lord that Christian Aid is reaching the nations!

— Donna K., PA

The letters we get from Christian Aid keep us informed of the needs of our brothers and sisters in Christ. Thank you so much.

— Charles and Susana C., KY

Thank God for the good work you are doing.

— David E., NY

I praise God for the GREAT and MARVELOUS work He is doing through your ministries to our Brethren.

— DonnElise K.

Thank you for the letters included with our receipts. They help me understand your work. They remind me to pray for you….because you are missionaries too.

— Janet H., MT

Top 5 People Groups

Libyan Arab: 1,781,000

Cyrenaican Arab: 1,592,000

Sanusi Bedouin: 604,000

Egyptian Arab: 500,000

Arabic Speaking Algerian: 273,000

Religion

Muslim: 96.1%

Christian: 3.1%

Evangelical: 0.3%

Non-Religious: 0.4%


Reference:

Operation World

CIA Factbook

Joshua Project

About Libya

Libya is a North African country touching the Mediterranean Sea. It is home to 42 People Groups, 29 of whom remain unreached according to the Joshua Project. The largest People Group is the Libyan Arabs who are descended from Arabized Berbers. Libya has become very wealthy due to its oil and it is modernizing rapidly; under Quaddafi Libya moved away from radical Islam to a more moderate form and while evangelism was illegal Christians were able to worship in their own homes; it is unclear what effect, if any, Quaddafi´s fall will have on the Church in Libya.

Recent Prayerline Posts

LIBYA. Martyrs beheaded by the Islamic State (ISIS) in Libya last February left wives and young children. The video still haunts these families. Who could forget?

But despite unimaginable pain and heartbreak, they feel the hand of the Lord upon them. Only He can relieve their hearts; and they feel His deep encouragement. Their testimonies bolster the faith of those around them.

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LIBYA. An indigenous ministry leader, unidentified for his protection, writes, “Some tents have been put up, but no organization here has resources to help the huge numbers of desperate and suffering Libyans flooding into our country with no food, drinking water, clothing, or any essential needs. Many are sick; some are dying. For me, this is the right time to take the gospel to these neglected and abused people. ...

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