Africa is rich in natural resources and home to more than 12 percent of the world’s population. Basic essentials are not available for many minority language groups. The AIDS/HIV epidemic and food crisis is decimating the young adult population and leaving millions orphaned. Ongoing violence and unparalleled suffering perpetrate family and spritiaul brokenness. Indigenous traditions play a significant role in religious practices, including animal sacrifices, spirit worship, and fear of curses. God’s Word in the heart language will help shape a bibilcal worldview to address lifestyle as well as economic and cultural issues. In Africa, more than 800 language group need a first-time translation of Scripture.
Source: The Blank Bible Challenge materials from The Seed Company