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To Tariq: The coming of global Christianity

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Submitted by Richard the Lion heart (United States), Feb 20, 2006 at 14:03

Like I said before Tariq, Islam is not the fastest growing faith. You are very naive to take the words of media outlets. I thought you rejected the news media as biased towards muslims. I guess when it comes to their unreliable statistics you take their word for it. Let me educate you on these matters.

In the year 2000, 45% of all Christians lived in Africa or Latin America, and 60% lived in Africa, Latin America, or Asia:By 2025, nearly half of all Christians will in the world will live in Africa or Latin America, and two-thirds of all Christians will live in Africa, Latin America, or Asia:

The demographic shift to the Global South is even more dramatic in the largest single Christian denomination in the world: Catholicism.Already, by the year 2000, 55% of Catholics lived in Latin America or Africa; and 65% lived in Latin America, Africa, or Asia.By 2025, it is projected that 61% of all Catholics will live in Latin America or Africa; and nearly three-quarters of all Catholics will live in Latin America, Africa, or Asia:

The growth of Christianity in Africa deserves special note: Christianity's growth there has been explosive over past half century, (since the end of the colonial period), and it will continue to be explosive into the new century:

There are an estimated 70 million house-church members in China. Evangelistic zeal of its members spread the underground movement like wildfire in the past 20 years. Itinerant preachers hold meetings in forests, on mountaintops, and other out-of-the-way places. New Christians begin evangelizing almost immediately, and about 25,000 a day are added to the church, he said.

You might ask yourself why do I pick these regions? Well it is because the gospel of Jesus is battling the message of your false prophet and by the grace of the LORD JESUS they are winning. That's why in countries like Nigeria and Indonesia muslim resort to violence to stop the spread of the Gospel, but they won't succeed.

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