Mexico -Ten Baptist Families Expelled for Refusing to Recant Their Faith

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on the afternoon of January 26, 10 Christian families consisting of 18 adults and 10 children were expelled from the community of Tuxpan de Bolanos in the state of Jalisco, Mexico for refusing to recant their faith. At 3 p.m., a town assembly agreement to evict these families from the community was executed by local citizens who gathered the Baptist believers into a pickup truck and abandoned them in the nearby mountains. Currently, the regional president of the Baptist community, Omar Rodriguez, has made arrangements with the city government of Guadalajara to house the expelled families, while the city has also been asked to dispatch police patrols to transport them to safety.
  • Pray for the protection and safety of the 10 Christian families who were expelled from their homes for refusing to recant their faith
  • Pray that the government of Mexico will intervene and reinstate the freedom of worship that their constitution is meant to guarantee for all religious minorities
  • Pray that Senator Marco Rubio will continue to speak out for minority Christians in Mexico and that the government of Mexico will no longer ignore this persecution

Published by Julian Kennedy

Bus pass carrying 65 year old disciple of Jesus Christ. Member of Covenant Protestant Reformed Church, Ballymena. Married to Marianna. Son Joseph at home. Two daughters Marie Isabel and Kirsty in England. Enjoys keeping fit, watching track and field, nature and nature documentries. Got hip replacement on Saturday 5th April 2014 awaiting major surgery to re-align right knee. Blessed in the Covenant love of God in Christ. Retired Emergency Medicine Specialty Doctor.

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