Christians in Gaza flee in record numbers

by ian

The Baptist Press reports that during Easter, one Baptist leader said that his church was “too tired to suffer” and living became “very difficult” and described the situation as “useless.” Since then, he has fled to Egypt, while the IDF set up camp at the church’s remains, according to the former pastor.

The International Christian Concern said that many Christians ended up fleeing the area. This led the organization to speculate that there will be no more Christian presence left in Gaza.

ICC said in a recent statement, “They are faced with the dilemma of staying and helping others rebuild or leaving to join relatives abroad and start a new life elsewhere. For now, many are deciding to leave.”

The organization estimates that between 25%- 50% of the remaining 1,000 Christians in the area have left Gaza, while an additional 25% are applying to leave.