Kingdom of Lesotho

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Population: 2 million
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Geography:

  • Total area:  30,355 sq km, about the size of Belgium
  • A mountainous country completely surrounded by South Africa; only 11% is arable

Religious Diversity

  • 89.31% Christian
  • 9.5% Ethnoreligionist
  • 0.80% Baha’i
  • 0.25% Non-religious
  • 1.10% Hindu
  • 0.04% Muslim

 

2prayClaim this scriptural promise Psalm 138:3 as you pray for Lesotho.

Please praise and pray for the Kingdom of LESOTHO.

  • Praise the LORD for recent JESUS film showings and the salvation of souls, in spite of the covid pandemic.
  • Many ministry activities and trainings have been done virtually, but with good success.
  • Thank God for the new volunteers helping the Student Led Movement (SLM) in high schools and tertiary school settings.
  • Pray for those attending the upcoming boys’ camp, pray God will help them separate biblical truths from culture and traditions and many will understand and accept Jesus as their Savior.
  • Pray God will create a hunger for quality training for associate staff members and volunteers and they will want to apply these spiritual truths in their lives.

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  • There has been freedom of religion.  The people of Lesotho have been largely Christian for generations but traditionalism and nominalism are widespread both in the Catholic Church and the Lesotho Evangelical Church.  The rapid increase in the number of newer churches with evangelistic zeal has challenged the mainline Churches to become more spiritually vital and relevant.  A nation-wide prayer movement has brought a new dynamism to the witness of believers, but this vision needs to be maintained.
  • The JESUS film is being widely used in English and Sotho and is effective in
    planting new churches.  The newer, evangelical, Pentecostal and charismatic denominations and agencies have seen growth.  The mainline, Catholic and
    Pentecostal churches in Lesotho have been under local leadership for many
    years, but a new level of leadership is emerging in the charismatic churches.