Guinea

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Guinea

Republic of Guinea

Africa

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Geography

Area: 245,857 sq km

245,857 sq km on Africa’s west coast, between Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone.

Population: 10,323,755    Annual Growth: 2.29%

Capital: Conakry

Urbanites: 35.4%

HDI Rank: 170 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)

Peoples

Peoples: 47 (62% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

Official language: French. Major vernacular languages Fulbe, Malinke, Susu, Kissi, Guerze and Toma    Languages: 38 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Muslim

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians461,4724.473.4
Evangelicals74,5260.71.5
Muslim9,118,97388.33 

Prayercast

Answer to Prayer

The vision for missions deepens. Guinea’s foreign mission groups show an incredible level of unity, strategic coordination and quality of research. There is also an indigenous mission movement, which is still quite small and young but showing many encouraging signs. Mission training courses are held for Guinean believers, and mission mobilization congresses are planned for pastors and Christian students. A few Guineans already serve cross-culturally.

Challenge for Prayer

The Church suffered serious numerical setbacks in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Some established denominations shrank significantly, and evangelism and church planting slowed – probably largely due to nominal Christians falling away. Pray for believers who will persevere, and pray against the enemy who seeks to destroy these young or weak Christians before they can grow.

     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 Guinea.