Life as a Christian in Somalia
What is it like to be a Christian in your town? Do people throw dirt at you in the street? Has your family rejected you? Have you been put in jail, or faced threats to your life, because of your commitment to your faith?
Even though this kind of treatment would be exceptionally rare in New Zealand, sadly it is all too common for Christians living in Muslim dominated Somali communities across the Horn of Africa. Somalia is one of the countries located in the Horn of Africa and is ranked second on the World Watch List 2015.
Watch author and missionary Nik Ripken speak about his time in Somalia and the difficulty Christians face there.