World Link Ministries is actively contributing to positive change in Mexico, a nation with 127 million people facing significant economic disparities and challenges. Despite a growing middle class since the late 1990s, the poverty rate dramatically increased from 18% to 46% between 2006 and 2010. Rural areas, in particular, are starkly disadvantaged compared to urban centers, contributing to the migration crisis and the dangerous allure of the drug trade and gang violence.
Our response to these challenges is both strategic and impactful. We have seized a unique opportunity to expand into Mexico, partnering with key institutions like Lomas Verdes Baptist Seminary in Mexico City, First Baptist in Puebla, and Oaxaca Baptist Seminary. These partnerships are pivotal in areas deeply affected by poverty, violence, and corruption.
Through these collaborations, we are making a tangible difference. By providing a stipend of $500 per month for 18 months to 20 graduates committed to church planting, we are empowering local leaders to foster spiritual and community growth. This investment has already borne fruit: to date, these dedicated individuals have planted 25 churches, each serving an average of 250 people. This achievement is not just a numerical success; it represents communities finding hope, guidance, and a sense of belonging in the midst of turmoil.
Our vision is ambitious yet attainable: to establish 10 churches in each of Mexico’s 32 states within the next 10 years. This goal aligns with our deeper aspiration for Mexico – to embrace the promise of “blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.” By planting churches and nurturing faith-based communities, we are addressing not only the spiritual needs but also offering a haven of stability and peace in an increasingly troubled nation.
Join us in this crucial mission. Together, we can continue to make a significant difference in the lives of thousands in Mexico, building stronger, faith-filled communities amidst challenging circumstances. Our work in Mexico is more than just a response to poverty and violence; it’s a movement towards a brighter, more hopeful future for all.
Prayer/Church Planter Support Request
Please pray for the people of Mexico as they battle corruption, the influence of drug cartels, gang violence and other social ills.
And please consider supporting a church planter for $250/month