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Jordan

RegionMiddle East
Sources of PersecutionIslamic Oppression
Population7,877,000
Christian Population129,000
ReligionsIslam
GovernmentConstitutional Monarchy
LeaderKing Abdullah II
Score66/100

Jordan

Jordan: Increasing Pressure On Converts.
Christians have relative religious freedom as long as they don’t share the gospel. The Islamic State is increasingly influential, placing Christians at a greater risk. Government officials monitor churches and place pressure on them to stop their activities. Despite this, the number of new believers continues to grow.

Church Restrictions And Government Control.
Church life for the Jordanian Christian is difficult. The government makes church life impossible and Christian materials can only be sold at certain locations, not freely distributed. 

Christians are given the illusion of freedom but in reality, the Islamic traditions restrict their everyday life. Conversion from Islam is not officially recognised, with authorities refusing to recognise converts as Christians. The situation for converts is getting worse due to increased pressure from their families and the increasing activity of Islamic extremist groups.

Your help makes a difference for persecuted Christians in Jordan by:

  • Providing relief and rehabilitation.

  • Biblical training.

Pray for Jordan

Pray for the church to reach refugees in need and share the gospel.

Pray for Muslims to be drawn to Christ through the churches love for the poor and suffering.

Pray for persecuted believers to find fellowship and encouragement with other believers.

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