For many who profess the name of Jesus and live according to the Word, it is a deeply dangerous time to be alive. There are consistent new reports of difficulties, loss of homes, unlawful imprisonment, and even death.
Here are just a few statistics on the persecuted church:
- 90,000 Christians were killed in 2016 (That is one Christian dying for their faith every six minutes)
- 70% of Christians killed in 2016 were the result of tribal conflict in Africa
- The top 10 countries for religious persecution are: North Korea, Somalia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sudan, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Eritrea