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Mexico

General Baptist International Ministries currently have two areas of outreach in Spanish speaking areas – Mexico and Honduras.  We have established local General Baptist associations.  Our ministry in Mexico currently focuses on the cities of Juarez and Chihuahua.

Introduction

United Mexican States

Latin America

Geography

Area: 1,958,201 sq km
Latin America’s third largest country. Wide range of topography and rainfall ranging from arid northern plateau, central volcanic plateau and the southern mountains and rain forests. Only 10% of the country is arable.
Population: 110,645,154    Annual Growth: 0.99%
Capital: Mexico City
Urbanites: 77.8%
HDI Rank: 53 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)

Peoples

Peoples: 317 (4% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card
 
 
Official language: Spanish; the world’s largest Spanish-speaking nation    Languages: 297 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion Pop % Ann Gr
Christians 105,143,877 95.03 1.0
Evangelicals 9,166,346 8.3 3.8

 

Challenge for Prayer

Pray for: 

  • Pray for the love and forgiveness of Jesus to overpower the strongholds of crime, violence, and corruption.
  • Pray for government leaders to repent of corruption and seek God’s righteousness.
  • Pray for empty religious traditions to be replaced by radical discipleship.
  • Pray for the newly organized Mexico Association of General Baptists that God will equip them with good leaders and many souls for their labor.