Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Population: 85 million
ethiopian traditional meal
A traditional Ethiopian meal


  • Total area: 1,104,300 sq km, slightly larger than twice the size of France
  • Landlocked – entire coastline along the Red Sea was lost with the de jure independence of Eritrea on 24 May 1993

Religious Diversity

  • 60.68% Christian
  • 34.10% Muslim
  • 3.70% Ethnoreligionist
  • 1.5% Non-religious
  • 0.02% Baha’i

2pray Employ the scripture Psalm 86:6 as you pray for Ethiopia!

Praise and prayer requests:                                                                                                      

  • Praise the LORD for the increased stability within the country.
  • Thank God the decrease of covid-19 is allowing schools, church meetings and opportunities for ministry movements to again be open.
  • Give God thanks for the good health enjoyed by all staff members.
  • Thank the LORD of the harvest for providing 40 young people to join the Great Commission Training Center (GCTC). Pray they will become effectual staff members.
  • Pray for all of our staff members to discover and develop ministry partners who will be faithfully involved.
  • Pray for continued peace and stability in our country.
  • Pray the construction of our office building will soon be completed.
  • Pray our national team leaders will stay healthy and focused on God’s plans for the Movement. 

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Prayers: 1136

  • North Ethiopia was one of the first Christian nations – from the 4th century.  The Ethiopian Orthodox Church became the State Church from 1270 until the 1974 revolution. The government seeks to deal even-handedly with the Ethiopian Orthodox Church and the increasingly active and growing Muslim minority.
  • Sustained and remarkable growth of evangelical numbers over the years is praiseworthy. Since the deposition of Haile Selassie in 1974, evangelicals have grown from 5% to 20%, a near-tenfold increase. The greatest growth has been in the last 20 years, and there are many signs that growth will continue, since outward vision and courageous evangelism continue.