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Barbados

Barbados

Caribbean

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Geography

Area: 430 sq km

The most easterly of the Windward Islands.

Population: 256,552    Annual Growth: 0.26%

Capital: Bridgetown

Urbanites: 40.8%

HDI Rank: 37 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)

Peoples

Peoples: 10 (20% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

Official language: English. Bajan is a distinctive Barbadian dialect of English    Languages: 3 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians243,57094.940.2
Evangelicals87,61434.20.8

Challenges for Prayer

External challenges to the gospel are evident – increased activity in and acceptance of the occult as well as intensified efforts by Muslims and Mormons to win those disillusioned with what they see of traditional Christianity. Pray for the confounding of these efforts and for true Christians to powerfully demonstrate God’s love and truth.

Young people desperately need spiritual guidance. The culture of immorality is pervasive, and even church-going teens are subject to its temptations. Illegitimate births and cohabitation are widespread. Pray that churches may offer effective programmes for children and youth, while demonstrating positive holiness. Pray also for the ministries of CEF, IS/ISUF(IFES), YFC, YWAM and others, whose potential impact among children and young people is massive.

     For an additional 3 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.

More Information

The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Barbados.