This region is home to a population of over 490 million.* Latin America, along with Africa, has the fastest rate of church growth of any part of the world. The Church in Latin America is moving toward playing a major role in the global church and the great commission. However, with 92% claiming Christianity senior local leaders feel certain that shallow professions of faith and an increased rate of backsliding are common problems as the region struggles with gangs, drug trafficking, kidnappings and violence.
*Source: Operation World