Indonesian Muslims often pride themselves on their tolerance of religious diversity. However, there have been increasing numbers of attacks on churches throughout Indonesia, including in Jakarta. Reports of many rapidly-growing movements to Christ among Muslims in Indonesia has the government concerned. But the extent of these movements in urban areas such as Jakarta is unclear. This is a time of growing harvest – and of growing persecution of converts to Christ.
Nearly 12% of the world’s Muslims about 220 million people, call Indonesia home. Jakarta is a significant city – a hub of economics, Islam, and culture. Of the 11 million who call Jakarta home, many are suffering the increasing intolerance of radical Islam in addition to widening poverty gaps, inequality, and frequent natural disasters.