Monthly Archives: August 2013

Aug 31: Mexico | Operation World

Ministry to young people is vital. Around one-third of Mexicans are aged 15 or younger. Due to its focus on youth ministry, the evangelical faith has made great inroads among young people in Mexico. This staggering challenge is being only … Continue reading

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The Cul-de-sac of Stupidity > The Village Church

The good news is not that if you clean yourself up, God will like you. That is the cul-de-sac of stupidity. The good news is that your hope and my hope are tied in the cross and the resurrection of … Continue reading

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Aug 30: Mexico | Operation World

The specific challenges for evangelicals are substantial, but indicate a wealth of opportunity more than an overwhelming threat. a) Unity. The Evangelical Fraternity of Mexico (CONEMEX) works to strengthen unity, deal with the government and sponsor important events. A Pentecostal … Continue reading

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Aug 29: Mexico | Operation World

For 300 years the Catholic Church dominated Mexico. Recent times have seen it stripped of much of its privilege and power, while retaining a high degree of cultural influence. Catholicism in Mexico is very diverse in expression, from liberation theologians … Continue reading

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Aug 28: Mauritius, Mayotte | Operation World

Most older churches face slow decline and are nominal in faith. Roman Catholics are seeing Hindu beliefs and practices make their way into churches in some places. But the charismatic movement is making a big impact on Catholics, with many … Continue reading

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Aug 27: Mauritania | Operation World

Political issues are historical and highly charged, although the elected government is widely seen as progressing forward. Despite slavery being illegal, allegations of slavery persist, and thousands are thought to live in such circumstances. Interethnic and intertribal tensions remain from … Continue reading

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Aug 26: Malta, Martinique | Operation World

The most religious nation in Europe, Malta has deeply Catholic sensibilities. The majority regularly attend mass and over 80% feel that their religion is important to them. However, not many Maltese enjoy a personal walk with the living Lord Jesus. … Continue reading

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