The Birth of a Nation

Many blessings and congratulations today to the people and new government of South Sudan. After a long and bitter civil war, the predominantly Christian and animist South has seceded from the primarily Muslim North. This was based on a referendum back in January. There’s still a TON of work to do especially with border disputes surrounding the large oil reserves in the South.

Republic of Sudan and the Republic of South Sudan

They need much prayer for a peaceful transition and border delineations. As well, let’s pray that the government stays free of corruption as they put into practice the ideals of freedom and peaceful self-rule that founded their country.
You can read more about the context of this historic day here.

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