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Iran: Authorities raid two house churches, arrest Christian converts

By Mohabat News

Following a recent propaganda campaign against Iranian Christians, two Christian converts were arrested as they gathered for prayer and Bible study.

Confirmed reports from Tehran state that Iranian security authorities arrested Mehdi Vaziri and Amir Kian on August 12, 2014, at 6 P.M. in a house near Azerbaijan Street in Tehran.

A knowledgeable source told …

Christian TV network in Farsi expands in Muslim world

By Melissa Nordell and Mark Ellis

His brother was executed by firing squad in Iran when he was only 16 for a minor political offense. But instead of taking revenge, Dr. Hormoz Shariat decided to share the Gospel with Muslims and love them into the Kingdom of God.

Dr. Shariat founded Iran Alive Ministries, which started as a church for Muslim background …

He was once homeless

Homeless Muslim found Jesus, now serves the homeless himself

by Brandon W., Christian Associates International

 

We had the privilege of meeting Peter after hearing about him from our CA staff in Glasgow in a “you-really-have-to-meet-this-guy” kind of way. As we sat at a table in Cottier’s pub café, Peter drew us in to the story of his life journey with a gentle authenticity that betrayed obvious signs of rough edges …

The Amazing Way People Are Coming to Christ in the Middle East

by Emily, Open Doors

I saw this study last week and was absolutely mesmerized. Not only was this a beautifully crafted report (with very interesting infographics), but it had fascinating information about media use in the Middle East.

What stands out the most is how many individuals in these countries are using multiple media devices, and how frequently they are using them …

Fresh wind blowing through the House of Islam

by David Garrison                                                                                                                   …

Prayer points for Christians during Ramadan

by Melissa Nordell                        

Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and the month in which Muslims believe the Quran was revealed, takes place this year from July 10 to August 7.

Muslims all over the world fast and offer extra prayers, fervently as they believe their prophet Muhammad told his followers that there would be an open …

Day of Prayer for Syria May 11

By Jerry Dykstra                                                                  

“We will all pray together in Syria, but we need every Christian in the world to pray. Please pray that the problems will come to an end and those causing the problems will stop. Pray that Syria will find Jesus.” –Open Doors contact in Damascus.

According to a press release by Open Doors, a day of prayer for …