Training Mexican Pastors in Expository Preaching


Quick Stats1,2
• Population: 122 million
• Official Language: Spanish
• Evangelical population: 8.3%


Country Overview

Mexico is the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world and also boasts the most UNESCO World Heritage sites among any Latin American countries. Geographically it is about three times the size of Texas and features two primary mountain ranges that connect in the north to the Rocky Mountains. A relatively young population (about 1/3 being 15 years of age or under) makes reaching this generation of Mexicans with biblical truth critical for the future.

Mexico’s Catholic heritage still makes up the highest percentage of Mexicans, but the evangelical church is growing at close to 4% per year. To strengthen the evangelical church in Mexico, pastors need Bible training to ward off false teachings prominent throughout the country and to spread the true gospel of Jesus Christ.

Training History and Opportunity

In 2013, a Training National Trainers group comprised of a mix of Baptist and Presbyterian pastors have completed their four year training program. This training was an answer to prayer for Rolando Talin, a pastor who hopes to help launch a future training group in Mexico City. Another training possibility is in Monterrey.

Special thanks to Christ Church Dubuque for partnering to train Mexican pastors.

Prayer Requests

  • Pray for the right partners and training opportunity to take shape.
  • Pray for the trained pastors to spread TNT training across Mexico and in their congregations.
  • Pray for God to raise future leaders up to catch a vision to train pastors all across Mexico in Biblical Exposition.

Choose from Three Levels of Involvement

Entry Point
For an initial investment, you, your Bible study group, or church can help sponsor a training cohort.

Anchor Partner
Partner with us over two years to equip the same group of national pastor-trainers—a chance to influence the pastors and churches of an entire nation.

Strategic Partner
Fully fund training in Mexico and send leaders from your church to participate in the training team. A chance to both launch a pastoral training movement and disciple your church leaders in missions.

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Any questions or comments

For more information on this opportunity, please contact Melanie Lachick. Email Melanie or call 800-980-2226. Melanie can also tell you about the ways that we’d love to serve your church.

1, 2 Facts and figures accessed online from Operation World and the CIA World Factbook.

Photo of Mexico City courtesy of ww2censor on Flickr and is used under the Creative Commons license.