Guam has been strongly Roman Catholic for 400 years, yet
it's home to a large evangelical radio station reaching far into
Guam is an island in the North Pacific Ocean east of the
Slightly more than 150,000 people live on the island. Native people groups account for half of the population. The other half consists of Asians and Americans.
The rapidly growing tourism industry has surpassed the
military base as the largest segment of the economy. Still, nearly half of the population is
employed by the
The Roman Catholic Church has been dominant since the beginning of Spanish rule. The number of Catholics has fallen in the last 60 years but still represents 75% of the population. Some Catholics have shown an increasing interest in personal study. Pray that many may have a genuine relationship with Christ. Both Mormons and Jehovah's Witnesses have been growing rapidly.
Approximately 10% of the people are evangelical. That number has been relatively steady over the last few decades. Immigrant groups have shown particular interest in the gospel. Several missionary works are directed at military personnel. Pray for their ministry.
Trans World Radio also has a large broadcasting station
Copyright 2006 by Brad Garrison