Praying for the Nations
This week's prayer for the nations will focus on the nation of COSTA RICA.
Continent: North America
Capital City: San Jose
Government: Democratic Republic
Major People Groups: white or mestizo 83.6%,
mulato 6.7%, indigenous 2.4%,
black of African descent 1.1%, other 1.1%, none 2.9%, unspecified 2.2%
Religion: Roman Catholic 76.3%, Evangelical 13.7%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.3%, other Protestant 0.7%,
other 4.8%, none 3.2%
Language: Spanish, English
GDP Per Capita: $17,200
Literacy Rate: 97.8%
Pray for churches to effectively disciple their congregants and to see biblical lifestyle changes as a result.
Pray for dynamic ministries aimed at reaching the youth, which comprise two-thirds of the nation’s population.
Pray for Christ-like cooperation amongst foreign missions agencies as they begin to transfer authority to indigenous leadership.