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Türkiye is the gateway between Europe and the Middle East and a key strategic field for reaching into Central Asia.

Even though the majority of the New Testament’s pages were originally written to believers living in its ancient borders, Türkiye is considered home to the world’s largest population unreached with the Gospel. Among its 81 million people, there are very few Christian congregations, and many of those are small and established within the past several years.


News from Türkiye

November 3, 2023

Children’s summer camp in Turkiye faced opposition

Turkiye (MNN) — This past summer, 50 children in Turkiye gave their lives to Christ at a kids’ summer camp ministry! Sadly, even at their tender […]
September 25, 2023

Hard to Keep Quiet About Jesus

Sometimes, caffeine can make it difficult to sit still. Other times, it’s just too hard to keep quiet about Jesus. Pastor Enver and rotating teams of […]
July 29, 2023

Turkish Christians navigate growing nationalism

Türkiye (MNN) — To be Turkish is to be Muslim. That’s a common rallying cry in Türkiye (formerly Turkey), especially since a failed coup in 2016. […]
July 12, 2023

Estimated one-fifth of Turkiye’s Christians died in February earthquake

Turkiye (MNN) — Turkiye’s small Christian population knew they lost many believers in the earthquake. After all, over 45,000 people were killed across southern Turkiye when the […]
July 12, 2023

Earthquake aid slowing for Turkish Christians in Antakya

Turkiye (MNN) — In Turkiye, Christian-populated areas that were hit by the major February earthquake are starting to feel overlooked. When the 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck southern […]
June 26, 2023

Water crisis in Turkiye’s quake-hit areas

Turkiye (MNN) — The Turkish government restarted payment collections on May 31 for water and electricity supply in earthquake-hit areas. The state is also demanding back […]