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Turkey: a small town church

Fethiye is a small town of 70,000 people in a land which has more mosques than any other nation and is 99.9% Muslim.

Paul Hembrough

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A Yazidi family in East Turkey with Lynda Hembrough and friend

Children are taught that ‘to be a Turk is to be a Muslim’ and nationality and religion seem inseparable. There are approximately 5,000 Protestant Christians in Turkey and the church is growing, albeit slowly.