Colombia

Colombia: A Place of Their Own

For five long years, 47 Paez Christian families in Colombia were forced to live in a refugee camp because of their refusal to renounce their faith in Jesus Christ. For mothers like Lilianna and Luz, who were driven from the village with their children and very few belongings, the burden at times seemed almost unbearable. In those trying moments, their faith was tested greatly. Yet, just when it appeared as if they had been forgotten, help arrived. Join our VOM Canada ministry team as they bring this heartwarming report from the Andes Mountains!

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From The Voice of the Martyrs Canada; Colombia Para Cristo

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Current Ministry Fund

VOMC has helped to encourage a group of expelled Christians through the rebuilding of their community and the continuing establishment of a secure means of sustainability and livelihood. From this community, the Gospel continues to go out to neighbouring areas.

Project Fund: Relief and Development

Country Information

Designation
Persecuted

Population
49,084,841 (July 2020 est.)

Ethnicity (%)
Mestizo and white (84.2), Afro-Colombian (including mulatto) (10.4), Amerindian (3.4)

Religion (%)
Christianity (93), other (7)

Leader
President Ivan Duque Marquez (2018)

Government type
Presidential republic

Legal system
Civil law system influenced by the Spanish and French civil codes

Source: CIA World Factbook

Pray for Colombia

Please uphold all those in Colombia who’ve been victimized through acts of violence, asking the Lord to meet their needs, heal them of their brokenness, and bring about renewed hope and restoration. Also intercede for their persecutors so that they, too, will witness the love of Christ and experience His forgiveness and salvation.

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