Operation Mobilization Italy’s Mission Outreaches Grounded Due to Coronavirus; Ask God to Revive Italy with the Hope of the Gospel

Checking for the coronavirus. (image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

COVID-19 hit Italy very hard, and Operation Mobilization Italy is weathering the storm, hoping to see the country remade to the glory of Christ.

Italy lost 368 people to the virus in one day, by far the most for any country in a single day since the outbreak began.

You may have seen videos of the quarantine in Italy, with people leaning out of their windows and singing together. Many of those people are Christians, and many of the songs are about the Gospel.

Among the Christians in Italy are those who work for Operation Mobilization Italy (OMI).

Davide Bogliolo (Da-vide bo-YOLO) says of OMI’s personal situation, “Now we are stuck in the houses. I have to say that the theme here is is quite good. And we are healthy, you know, none of us has been infected or is as any kind of has the problem. So, the staff is okay.”

Living conditions during the coronavirus outbreak

Bogliolo says OMI is responding to the virus much like many others in Italy and around the world: they are staying in their homes, trying to help not spread the virus.

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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Kevin Zeller


  • Pray that the Holy Spirit would stop the coronavirus in its tracks.
  • Pray that Christians in Italy would be the light of Christ to those who are sick or fearful.
  • Ask God to revive the country of Italy with the hope of the Gospel.