Please read Colombia's Persecuted Church Finally Finds Rest, by Katey Hearth, at Mission Network News.
"Members of an indigenous group in Colombia are coming to Christ in record numbers, but choosing to embrace the Gospel has come with a cost. Many have experienced intense persecution for leaving their tribal traditions.
"But today, southern Colombia’s persecuted church is finally finding rest.
"Indigenous evangelical Christians formed a refugee village in the Andes Mountains after leaders of the Paez tribe drove them out, reports Greg Musselman of Voice of the Martyrs Canada...
"...Those who fled to the Christian refugee community soon found camaraderie. Nearly three dozen Christian families from other parts of the region joined the Andes Mountains refugee village after being expelled from their homes.
"This band of believers is now reaping the benefits of their perseverance. With financial help from VOM Finland and the Body of Christ worldwide, they’ve purchased land and are now in the process of building homes.
" “I’m so thankful for this help which gives us strength to keep on going. Thank you so much,” states Wilson, another persecuted Paez believer. “Please remember to pray for us.” "