Mexico

Mexico: Where is the justice for Actael Evangelicals?

In the southern Mexican State of Chiapas, women have been separated from their husbands for more than a dozen years, some of their children have never met their fathers or grandfathers, and others were too young to remember when the men were taken to prison on false charges of participating in a massacre in which 45 people were killed in the town of Actael in Chiapas State. This is just another case of the persecution and injustice of Evangelical Christians in Mexico.

September 28, 2010
Length: 8:59
From The Voice of the Martyrs Canada

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VOMC helps to provide a bridge between persecuted Christians in this area of the country with fellow believers in other parts of the world through the support of a Field Office. The base is prepared to respond to cases of persecution with spiritual support and humanitarian aid, and train leaders and teachers.

Project Fund: Relief and Development

Country Information

Population
125,959,205 (July 2018 est.)

Ethnicity (%)
Mestizo (Amerindian-Spanish) (62), Predominantly Amerindian (21), Amerindian (7), other (10)

Religion (%)
Roman Catholic/Syncretism (82.7) Evangelical (6.6) other (10.7)

Leader
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Government type
Federal presidential republic

Legal system
Civil law system with US constitutional law influence; judicial review of legislative acts

Source: CIA World Factbook

Pray for Mexico

Pray that the Christians residing within these regions will exemplify the grace of God toward those who oppose them. May these believers be further strengthened and encouraged to continue faithfully sharing the Gospel and demonstrating the love of Jesus. Ask the Lord to abundantly bless and multiply their efforts, resulting in a great harvest of lasting spiritual fruit in the lives of those within their communities and beyond – impacting the nation of Mexico as a whole.

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