Unconditional love for the lost and rejected
Ministry in Colombia
The upheaval from political and drug-related violence has resulted in deaths of tens of thousands, producing many orphans and widows.
Colombia has the world’s second-highest number of internally displaced people (three million), who are pushed from rural into urban areas, where there is little work or shelter, but much exploitation.
Ministry to the suffering directs people away from violent alternatives. The need for church leadership and ministries is huge!
Starting New Churches
The Starting New Churches program is an intensive one-year action and reflection orientated program that offers practical skills, biblical training, mentoring and follow-up. It is summarized in the five following steps.
Located on the Pacific Coast, bordering five countries, Colombia is a beautiful, bio-diverse country. It is home to about 46 million people. The capital city, Bogotá, is situated in the center region of the country along the Andes Mountains. Colombia is also located on the equator.
Population: 46.7 million
Human Development Index: 98th (out of 187 countries)
Life expectancy: 74 years
Religion: 90% Catholic, 10% other