New peace for a country torn apart by gangs and drug trades
Ministry in Mexico
Many socio-economic challenges face Mexico. The gap between rich and poor is the widest of all OECD nations. Corruption, massive drug trade and gang violence are the primary social woes. The need for true peace and salvation is immense.
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.
As the third largest and northernmost country of Latin America, Mexico borders the USA to the north and Guatemala and Belize to the south. The capital, Mexico City, is located near the centre of the country, surrounded by the peaks of Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl. Mexico is home of the Yucatan peninsula.
Capital: Mexico City
Population: 122 million
Human Development Index: 71st (out of 187 countries)
Life expectancy: 77.5 years
Religion: 82.7% Roman Catholic, 1.6% Pentecostal, 1.4% Jehovah's Witnesses. 5% other Evangelical Churches, 1.9% other, 4.7% none, 2.7% unspecified