Saudi Arabia: Muslims Converting to Christianity Despite Persecution

29591-cross-sunset-facebook-800w-tnAlthough Saudi Arabia is a predominantly Muslim country that is hostile to Christians, many in the country are converting to Christianity and receiving support for their faith online.
According to, there are about 1.4 million Christians living in Saudi Arabia. Although this is only 4.4 percent of the country’s total population, it is up from only 0.1 percent just over 100 years ago.
Islam is the official state religion and those who reject it–whether Christians, atheists, or those of any other religion–are often severely persecuted. In fact, Saudi Arabia ranks fourteenth on persecution charity Open Doors’s World Watch List of countries where Christians face the worst persecution.  Continue reading…

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