In the Central American country of Nicaragua, COVID-19 continues running rampant through the population. People have to wait in line for oxygen, and the country never took any measures to stop the spread.
The government denies any COVID-19 outbreaks, but independent doctors see countless people sick and thousands of deaths. The Catholic Church has also reported the deaths of several priests from COVID-19. Most people in Nicaragua know someone who has been sick. The vaccinations process has only recently picked up, as the government hopes to vaccinate 32% of the population by October.
Sammy Tippit recently held an online conference to encourage Nicaraguan Christians. “It was just a tremendous blessing. The pastors were really excited. In fact, what they` want to do is start discipleship and leadership training, online through Zoom with the pastors in the country.”
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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Kevin Zeller
CALL TO ACTION
- Ask God to protect and strengthen the Nicaraguan church as COVID-19 continues to spread.