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Missionary Spotlight – Abounding opportunities in Bolivia
May 2009

Missionary Spotlight – Abounding opportunities in Bolivia

Bolivia presents great openness for Christian work. Churches are growing and there is much progress to celebrate. But the situation presents challenges. Bolivian churches range from big city-centre Charismatic fellowships, attended mainly by the middle classes, to small outlying shanty town or country village fellowships, with poorly trained leaderships. Challenges abound in determining correct…

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Missionary Spotlight – On the edge – 3800 metres up
May 2009

Missionary Spotlight – On the edge – 3800 metres up

On the edge - 3800 metres up Bolivia, in the heart of South America, is a land of contrasts: geographically, with its mountains, valleys and tropical jungles; ethnically, with Aymaras, Quechuas, Creollos and others; politically, with a left-wing government popular in the western Andes and a right-wing opposition pushing for autonomy in the east; and…

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Missionary Spotlight – Bolivia’s poverty
May 2009

Missionary Spotlight – Bolivia’s poverty

Bolivia's poverty As long as sin, corruption and injustice are in the world, there will always be a mission field, and the church will be called to extend the Kingdom of God by making disciples for Christ from every nation. Bolivia is a country where there is much injustice and inequality - particularly in terms of…

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May 2009

Missionary Spotlight – Republic of Bolivia

Republic of Bolivia Area: 424,162 square miles.  Neighbours: Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Chile and Peru.  Environment: Land-locked, with the Andes mountains (Nevado Sajama 6,542 m) and plateaus in the west, and Amazon and Plate river systems in the east. The climate varies accordingly, from cold semi-arid to tropical.  Population: Over 9 million. Many have migrated eastward,…

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