Germany: asylum seekers turn to Christ While Christian congregations are dwindling across Germany, there was standing room only on Sunday 6 September for morning service at an evangelical Lutheran church in Berlin. The Times / Christian Today Asylum seekers in Germany| photo: iStock Across Germany there has been a wave of conversions of Muslim asylum seekers from Iran and Afghanistan. Some estimates put the number of baptisms at 12,000 out of the 35,000 Iranians in the country. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.