Christian mother and son arrested in Urmia, Iran

On February 20, 2017, two Christian converts were arrested in Urmia, the capital of West Azerbaijan province in Iran,.


Keep calm and pray on

In light of the outrage that’s sweeping our nation, we (especially pastors and church leaders) would do well to remember several biblical principles.
March 08, 2017   Bob Russell

What does faith look like?

I have always claimed to have faith. But it wasn’t until recently that I decided I was not the one who determined my faith.
March 01, 2017   Fred Noble

Book review: Fervent — A Woman's Battle Plan to Serious, Specific and Strategic Prayer

This book is sure to enrich your prayer life.
February 08, 2017   Kim Niles

Good stewardship begins with proper planning

Every workplace leader is responsible to make the most of the resources and spheres of influence we have been given to steward.
January 31, 2017   Rob Streetman

4 ways God heals

Sometimes God chooses to heal believers now and other times the healing comes later.
January 27, 2017   Bob Russell

Update on persecuted Iranian Christians

Iranian Christians request further prayer for Christian converts in Rasht, Iran who are facing various charges.
January 24, 2017   Anthony Marr

Over 1,200 Iranians at one Christmas service

Encouraging news about the Iranian church.
January 11, 2017   Anthony Marr

Is 'being prayed for' one of your prayer priorities?

When most of us consider putting a priority on prayer, we tend to think about how we can better engage in interceding for others. But there is another aspect of prayer that we often miss.
January 09, 2017   Allen Hamlin

Why we should pray for Christians post-persecution

Those who have survived persecution often need just as much prayer as those currently enduring persecution.
December 31, 2016   Anthony Marr

“I came to faith around Christmas. Other Iranians can too.”

Dr. Behrang Masoumi, a member of the Elam Ministries team, training many Iranian believers for ministry, shares his story.
December 24, 2016   Anthony Marr

Ill Iranian Christian prisoner’s sentence extended

People close to Iranian Christian prisoner Maryam Naghash Zargaran say her sentence has been extended by 42 days to make up for time spent outside of prison in conjunction with medical leave.
December 16, 2016   Anthony Marr

Pastors: don’t do these 7 things when getting ready for Christmas

Here are some “don’ts” to keep in mind through these busy days of Advent and the run-up to the Christmas services.
December 08, 2016   Margaret Marcuson

Prayer needed for persecuted Iranian Christians

Iranian Christians request prayer prior to a second court hearing for Yousef Nadarkhani, Yaser Mosibzadeh, Saheb Fadayee and Mohammed Reza Omidi on charges of action against national security.
December 07, 2016   Anthony Marr

British evangelist’s teaching series broadcast to Persian-speaking world

Reverend Canon J.John, a popular British evangelist, is having an increasing impact on the Persian-speaking world.
November 27, 2016   Anthony Marr
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