Eight pastors have been murdered in Honduras in 2013. In the most recent attack, which took place on 19 June, Pastor Eduardo Mejia was stabbed to death. Pastor Mejia led a church called “God Is Love.” The other seven pastors died from gunshot wounds.
An estimated 600,000 illegal weapons circulate in Honduras. According to data released by human rights organisations, Honduras has one of the highest murder rates in the world – about 85 per every 100,000 people. To date, none of the cases involving the murdered pastors has been solved.
Sources: Fuerza Latina Cristiana, VOM Sources
- Pray that Jesus’ presence will comfort the hearts of grieving family members.
- Pray that godly men will step up to lead these eight churches.
- Pray for the perpetrators’ salvation.