Islam is gaining influence in the country and Muslim extremists are trying to gain a political hold. Traditional African religions are also growing in number with members claiming that Jesus is a God of white people.
When 27-year-old Nadine became a Christian three years ago, her parents tried to convince her to leave Christianity. Nadine refused and was forced from her home. She is now living with a Christian family.
Mbuta, 43, is married and has five children. When his boss discovered Mbuta was a Christian, he asked him to leave his faith. Mbuta refused and his boss forced him to resign. Mbuta has been unable to obtain employment for three years. He and his family are suffering, but he has kept his faith in the Lord.
Source: Voice of the Martyrs Australia
- Please pray for VOM workers in the DRC as they bring support and encouragement to those who have suffered for their faith.
- Praise the Lord for the faithfulness of Nadine and Mbuta.
- Ask God to provide for them and strengthen their faith in Him.