Problems to be solved:
Drug use and drug-related crime.
Alcoholism driven by cultural norms.
Nearly 50% of children are born outside of marriage.
Violence against women.
Declining church attendance rates.
Pray for scripture-based renewal and revival and an increase in passionate pastors and leaders who lead with sound doctrine and a demonstration of the word of God.
Pray for the Church to demonstrate the power and love of God in the face of social issues.
Signs of hope:
There is a legacy of renowned Scottish theologians and missionaries and a hunger for the word of God.
Church growth is being evidenced amongst certain denominations.
Sources: (Operation World, 2017; Prayercast)