In Colombia, child believers are at risk of banishment and arrest from their own communities governed by tribal law. There’s a spiritual darkness along the scenic Caribbean coast of Colombia (#50 on the World Watch List).
In the Sierra Nevada mountains of Santa Marta live multiple indigenous people groups, each with their own language and customs. Yet they are united in one key way: they all persecute and drive out anyone who claims the name of Christ. Over the last decade, there has been a significant increase of violent incidents against indigenous Christians, even children. This has resulted in many Christians fleeing their villages looking for a place to live and worship in peace. A few months ago, we had the privilege of meeting brothers Jonathan* and Samuel.*
It’s 5:00 a.m. at the Casita. Today the oppressive heat has been replaced with a comfortable morning breeze that greets the locals as they wake…. read more