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Saudi Arabia

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is a difficult one for Christian ministry. In these Muslim majority countries, heavy restrictions, isolation and fear can lead to Christians feeling that they are, as several Middle Eastern believers have described it, 'the minority of a minority of a minority'. Yet God is at work and there is great courage, freedom and boldness among Christ's followers there.

Saudi Arabia is the largest country in the Gulf Peninsula and the place where Islam was born in the seventh century. Shari'a law is in place and strictly interpreted. Before Islam arrived, Saudi Arabia had one of the largest Christian…

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