Reawakening faith for indigenous and Mestizo communities
Ministry in Honduras
The church is indigenous and Mestizo in makeup, with 95% of the churches among the marginalized. 70% of the churches are bilingual – Spanish and Quechua.
Liberation theology took root and many students abandoned the faith. This led to stagnation within churches and the denomination as a whole.
By God’s grace, the church planting movement is beginning to awaken the sleeping giant. There is also a passion for both social impact and evangelism.
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.
Honduras is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea.
Population: 8.7 million
Human Development Index: 129th (out of 187 countries)
Life expectancy: 73.8 years
Religion: 97% Catholic, 3% Protestant