Indonesia

Church planters with courageous vision

Three men from Indonesia

Indonesia is home to rainforests, terraced rice paddies, vast coral reefs, large urban areas, and a ring of active volcanoes that make up its more than 18,000 islands – about 6,000 of which are inhabited.

More than 720 languages are spoken by its various indigenous tribes. The country is a former Dutch colony and ranks fourth-largest in population (right behind the US), and is the largest Muslim-dominated nation in the world; evangelical Christians make up less than 6% of the population.

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News from Indonesia

August 2, 2022
Papua attack kills 10, including Indonesian pastor

Papua attack kills 10, including Indonesian pastor

Indonesia (MNN) — An Indonesian pastor and nine others died after gunmen attacked a truck on the island of Papua. Elias Erbaye was traveling to a church […]
July 5, 2022
Indonesian Muslim, Catholic groups renew partnership

Indonesian Muslim, Catholic groups renew partnership

Indonesia (MNN) — In Indonesia, a Catholic lay group and a prominent Muslim organization have renewed an interfaith commitment to peace. The partnership promotes social justice and […]
March 28, 2022
radical overhaul Nusantara

A Radical Overhaul

This is not a facelift. It is a radical overhaul. Indonesia is attempting a massive feat in the next couple of years – shifting its political […]
February 8, 2022
Indonesia names new capital

Indonesia names new capital

Indonesia (MNN) — Indonesia will move its political capital from Jakarta on the island of Java and build a new city on the island of Borneo. […]
January 25, 2022
Indonesia: Prone to Natural Disasters

Indonesia: prone to natural disasters

Indonesia (MNN) — A magnet for natural disasters. That’s one way to describe Indonesia, says Vincent Michael of FMI. It all comes down to geography… Read the […]
June 2, 2021
buddha image in borobudur

Breaking Down Strongholds

Indonesia is the world’s fourth most-populated nation on the planet. Home to more than 250 million people, it ranks right behind the US in terms of […]
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