News about Iran

 

Farsi speakers (main language of Iran) number 110 million. Hard copies of Scripture are unobtainable in the region. The main religion is Shiite Islam (cf Sunni Islam in Saudi Arabia). Interested people can now access audio and written Scripture, music and  Christian literature on line. Through texting, voice chats and group studies lonely believers can have fellowship but they all need pastoral care and a church. There are many interested, mainly young people, contacting the sites on the net.

Middle East Reformed Fellowship newsletter

Other prayer points:

Amin, Afshar and Hadi have been detained without charge since last August and went on hunger strike to get medical care.

Three other men have been sentenced to 80 lashes for drinking communion wine-pray for a successful appeal.

Veronika and son, baptised in Turkey were arrested in February when their home was raided and Christian literature found.

 

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