Liberia is Black Africa's first independent state. It was settled by Americans and founded as a Christian country, but today Christians are in the minority and they are pressured to conform to occult societies, or to Islam.

With 80% of the people living in extreme poverty and 85% unemployed, the religious and political situation is very unstable. Missionaries have had a long, hard struggle to plant churches. Disease, language diversity, and civil war have hampered the work.

The Carpenter's Project helped one congregation obtain the new building pictured here.