General Information

  • Area: 108,889 sq km
  • Population: 17,915,568 (2020 estimate)
  • Capital: Guatemala City
  • Main Religion: Roman Catholic(45%), Protestant(42%), No religion(11%)…
  • Official Language: Spanish

Challenges for Prayer

  1. Pray especially for evangelical leaders from both Mayan and Spanish-speaking communities as they work to heal the nation and the wounds of guerrilla war.

  2. Guatemala has the highest murder rate in all of Latin America. Ask God to bind the spirit of murder and cause the peace of Christ to prevail!

  3. Pray that pastors and leaders will demonstrate Christ-like humility, and rise above foolish divisions and greed.

  4. Pray for good ways to train leaders of poorer rural churches.

  5. Pray for growth of the missionary movement, and for a new conference that helps pastors catch a vision for mission.

Source: Molly Wall, Pray for the World, 2015