Quite often we’re not aware of what is happening with the Church around the world. We’ve put together a list of 15 things that you might not know about the Church.
65 million people are displaced around the world. That is roughly 1% of the world’s current population.
54% of those that are displaced are from only 3 countries: Syria, Afhganistan and Somalia.
55.4 years was the average life expectancy of a Syrian in 2015 (in 2010 the average was 70 years of age)
70 cents of a dollar is the average daily income that a Syrian makes (the world poverty line is $1,90/day)
11.5% of the Syrian population was either killed or wounded.
There are 128 nations considered to be democratic around the globe.
6th position – is where Pakistan in the world rank of religious persecution.
0 is the number of allies that the Islamic State has.
536 people were killed in terrorist attacks in March 2016, the worst month yet.
100 million Christians around the world live in conditions that we consider to be the “Suffering Church”
2.2 billion are the number of Christians in the World today.
17 million is the number of Red Cross volunteers.
26,207 is the number of Syrian refugees received by Canada until April 2016.
2.5 million people are helped by Hillson Church CityCare assistance program in Australia.
More than 200 refugees were hosted by MORE in Brazil through our resettlement program, since 2013.