Women Central to the Church in Iran.

Women are playing a central role in the underground churches of Iran, despite the risk of rejection by their families and imprisonment by police, according to research by Open Doors. The 17-page report, ‘Women Rebuilding the Future of the Church’,

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Iranian Believers Sentenced to 80 Lashes Each.

Iranian Christians and Middle East Concern have requested prayer for three Muslim background believers who have been sentenced to 80 lashes each for drinking wine in a communion service. The three men were arrested at a house church gathering in

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Iran Has Fastest Growing Church in World.

Ask the question ” where is the greatest rate of Church growth right at this moment in time?”, the answer may well surprise you … The Islamic Republic of Iran. The situation is bursting with irony. Iran is listed on Open

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Pray for Iranian Believers.

Three Iranian converts to Christianity face the possibility of being sentenced to 80 lashes, simply for taking communion. They have been charged with alcohol consumption, which is illegal in Iran for Muslims. Even though all those charged are Christian believers,

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Iranian Believer Shares His Testimony

In Iran, converting from Islam to Christianity can land you in prison or even get you killed. However, many Iranians – considered “Muslims” regardless of personal beliefs – still “convert”. World Watch Monitor spoke to one such “convert”, a 27-year-old

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Prayer Requested for Iranian Believers.

Middle East Concern, along with relatives and friends, are requesting prayer for three Azeri Christians and an Iranian Christian who were arrested on 24th June and remain in detention in Tehran. On Friday 24th June, security agents raided an engagement

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Iranian Church Growing Despite Ongoing Persecution.

The United States Council for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has revealed in its latest report that there is continuing and growing violations against religious freedom in Iran, in the form of harassment, arrests, and imprisonment. This is especially the case for Christians, Baha’is,

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