A little info on Mexico

Since we've made the switch to Mexico as our field of service we noticed that there are some misconceptions about what NTM is doing in Mexico...

The needs in Mexico for missionaries to go to the unreached are great. Spanish is not the only language spoken in Mexico. There are over 280 spoken languages in Mexico (depending on how you calculate dialects vs. separate languages). NTM estimates that 100-150 of those people groups are "unreached" and are in desperate need of someone to go and tell them news they should have heard a long time ago.

Map of the different language families in Mexico (ethnologue.com)



Some of these languages are extremely hard to learn. It's not uncommon to take 7 or more years to become fluent enough to communicate clearly, but we know that God desires to use his people in taking his Gospel to the very ends of the earth. And even though we know we are incapable, we know that God can do this work using vessels of clay like us.

2 Corinthians 4:5-10

For what we preach is not ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake. For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God’s glory displayed in the face of Christ.

But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body.

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