Foundations Laid in Turkey
  • 29 June 2020

Turkey is a diverse nation, made up of many ethnicities, but it is the recent refugee crisis that has been the biggest contributor to cultural and religious diversity. The 2011 civil conflict in Syria has seen a rise in Syrian refugees and Turkey now houses over three million of them. Designated sites have not been […]

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TURKEY: Iranian Christian Refugees Struggle to Feed Families
  • 25 June 2020

Christian workers in Turkey report that restrictions put in place due to the global pandemic have hit Iranian refugees hard. Many of the refugees lost everything when they fled their country because of persecution for their Christian faith; and now, many have lost the low-paying jobs they had obtained in Turkey and are struggling to […]

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TURKEY: Frontline Worker Encouraged by Church Growth
  • 01 April 2020

A believer working to plant churches in each of Turkey’s 81 provinces reports that three years of work is bearing fruit. A third church began services recently in one of Turkey’s major cities, and the first church planted there has grown from 10 members to nearly 100 in less than three years. The Christian worker […]

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Project: Kids in Turkey
  • 07 January 2020

There are very few Christian youth in Turkey and many of them can feel discouraged and isolated while some are even bullied for their faith in Christ. With financial support from Voice of the Martyrs Australia, Kids in Turkey helped address this area of need and for the first time last year, began a youth […]

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TURKEY: Christian Evangelist Murdered
  • 28 November 2019

On 19 November Korean evangelist Jinwook Kim was stabbed on the streets in the south-eastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir. He later died in hospital from his injuries; he was 41 years old. The Public Security Branch Directorate of Murder Bureau has arrested a 16-year-old suspect and an investigation is ongoing. Kim had arrived in Diyarbakir […]

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