Christian Martyrs

Christian Martyrs
Christian Martyrs

Today, Christianity is the largest religion in the world with about 33% of the world’s population is considered to be Christian. Top three christian countries are USA with 224,457,000 (85%), Brazil with 139,000,000 (93%) ‘, Mexico with 86,120,000 (99%) Christians. The Roman Catholic Church denomination is the largest Christian group in the world today with more than a billion followers constituting about half of the World’s Christian Population, there are approximately 500 million Protestants in the world and  approximately 225 million people worldwide are Orthodox Christians. There are approximately 38,000 Christian Denominations in the world. Of the approximate 2 billion Christians in the world today, 648 million (11% of the world’s population) are Evangelicals or Bible believing Christians. Evangelicals have grown from only 3 million in AD 1500, to 648 million worldwide, with 54% being Non-Whites. In the evangelized non-Christian world, there are 1.31 million full-time Christian workers, in the unevangelized world, there are 20,500 full-time Christian workers and 10,200 foreign missionaries. There are 306,000 foreign missionaries to other Christian lands and also in the Christian world, 4.19 million full-time Christian workers (95%) work within the Christian world. Approximately 83 million Bibles are distributed globally per year and there are approximately 6 million books about Christianity in print today. An average of 97,200 Christians worldwide are martyred for their faith per year, the average comes to be 270 Christians per day. The expansion of Christianity can rightly be attributed to the blood of Christian Martyrs.

  1. Felicitas and her seven sons
  2. Ignatius – Torn to Pieces
  3. First British Christian Martyr – Saint Alban
  4. First Korean Martyr – Robert Jermain Thomas
  5. Exposed the hypocrisy, sin, falsehood and barrenness – Patrick Hamilton
  6. Flying Scotsman – Eric Liddell
  7. Teenager burnt at the stake – William Hunter (1535-1555)
  8. Burned Alive – Shama and Shahzad

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