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Tunisia

RegionAfrica
Sources of PersecutionIslamic Oppression
Population11,495,000
Christian Population23,800
ReligionsIslam
GovernmentParliamentary Republic
LeaderPresident Beji Caid Essebsi
Score62/100

Tunisia

Tunisia: Concealed Christianity.
Christian converts struggle to have their conversion recognised by law and could lose their jobs for their faith. Persecution is often hidden behind closed doors. It commonly comes from a relative or spouse. New believers are under constant pressure to deny Jesus. Converting to Christianity is a choice with consequences in Tunisia.

Life As The Minority.
Approximately 99.5% of the population in Tunisia is Muslim. Islam is recognised as the state religion. Foreigners living in Tunisia have relative religious freedom but only if they don’t share the gospel openly. Evangelising is also dangerous. Most believers have to carry out their faith in secret.

Islamic influence in politics and the rise of extremism may continue to pose a threat for Christians in the future. Tunisian Christians find it difficult to gather together to worship. Many believers don’t have equal opportunities with the Muslim majority. 

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

  • Providing biblical training.

  • Literature distribution. 

  • Job training and socio-economic development.

Pray for Tunisia

Pray for the Lord to turn what the enemy has planned for evil into good for the church in Tunisia. 

Pray for God to show young Christians that they still have a hope and a future, despite persecution.

Pray for Christians to be bold and share Jesus with Muslims.

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