A moral compass for a strayed society
Ministry in Uruguay
The society has been characterized by secularism and hope in man for more than 10 years. The Catholic Church espoused liberation theology and failed to attend to the spiritual needs of its people. Only 2.3% attend mass. The country has some of the highest rates of depression, suicide, abortion and divorce in Latin America.
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.
Uruguay borders the Atlantic Ocean and sits between Brazil and Argentina. The capital city, Montevideo, is situated at the southern edge of the country.
Population: 3.3 million
Human Development Index: 50th (out of 187 countries)
Life expectancy: 77.2 years
Religion: 47% Catholic, 23% non-denominational, 17% non-religious, 11% non-Catholic Christian, 2% other