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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

July 26, 2022

Turkey changes official name to “Türkiye”

Turkey (MNN) — The country of Turkey is changing its official name to Türkiye. The United Nations, NATO, and other international bodies have agreed to use the […]
May 9, 2022

Osman Kavala sentenced to life in prison by Turkish court

Turkey (MNN) — A Turkish court has sentenced activist and philanthropist Osman Kavala to life in prison. The government accused him of participating in an attempted coup […]
June 2, 2021

US senators condemn authoritarianism in Turkey (MNN)

Turkey (MNN) — A bipartisan group of 54 US senators sent a letter to President Biden regarding human rights concerns in Turkey. These include jailing journalists and […]
June 2, 2021

Turkey withdraws from Istanbul Convention (MNN)

Turkey (MNN) — Turkey has withdrawn from the Istanbul Convention, designed to help protect women from violence. Turkey was the first country to sign the treaty in […]