Mexico Border Initiative Overview and Update
Mexico Border Initiative • Launched: July 2011 • Goal : 8000+ House Churches along the US-Mexico Border • Partners include US & Mexican churches, Social Ministries, Missions Orgs • Project Cost estimate $40,000 • $20,000 Bibles • $20,000 Travel
Mexico Border Initiative Where? Key Border Towns with aggregate population of 8.2 million people Brownsville – Matamoros McAllen – Reynosa Laredo – Nueva Laredo Eagle Pass – PiedrasNegras Del Rio – Ciudad Acuna Presidio – Ojinaga El Paso – Juarez Douglas – Agua Prieta Nogales – Nogales Yuma San Luis Rio Colorado Calexico – Mexicali Chula Vista – Tijuana
Mexico Border Initiative The Why? The US-Mexico Border has become a war zone. People on both sides of the border live in fear of violence. Believers are afraid to gather together for worship as churches and pastors have become targets. The lost are turning to idol worship for protection. 40,000+ have died in the violence since 2006, most without a Savior.
Mexico Border Initiative The What? Just Imagine. Thousands of I am Second groups meeting across the entire length of the US-Mexico Border. Each group studying God’s Word and obediently applying it in the communities. Each group rapidly multiplying into 3 or 4 new groups within 3 months.
Mexico Border Initiative • 3 Hour Training Events • Overview, Model Prayer, Model Group, Group Practice, Mentoring, Evangelism Training, Evangelism/Person of Peace Practice • Active Follow up and Mapping • Commitment to Provide Bibles • Hard cover RV (NVI if requested)