Yes, Nashville continues to be the capital for country music. But did you know it is also a primary destination for Muslim refugees? Nashville is home to the largest Kurdish population in the U.S.—15,000. Although some Kurds have started responding to the gospel in Iraq, very few Kurds have come to Christ in North America. Nashville is also home to 5,000 Somalis and 7,300 Egyptian Arabs. These three populations are almost exclusively Muslim, and the Kurds and Somalis have been particularly resistant to the gospel.

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