Chinese pastor writes letter to his wife from prison

Chinese house church pastor Yang Hua recently wrote to his wife from prison, sharing good news of answered prayer, and reminding her of the eternal promises of God. To my dear wife I’m well! It must be the result of everyone’s prayers that my lower back pain is no longer an issue. I sleep soundly at night. The Book…

REQUEST FOR ADVOCACY ON BEHALF OF IRANIAN PRISONERS OF FAITH

Readers of Light in the Darkest Places will be aware that there are several Christians being detained in Iran on account of their faith. Would you be willing to go one step further by raising their cases with the Iranian authorities, calling for their unconditional release? Writing a letter to a government is clear sign…

Our brother in Algeria is behind bars – for a Facebook post

Slimane Bouhafs, a Christian in Algeria, has  just been jailed for five years – because of a post he put on social media. Pray for our brother who was convicted of ‘blasphemy’ for a post on Facebook in which he described the ‘light of Jesus overcoming the lie of Islam’. He also shared a photo…

Pray for Mohamed Hegazy as his legal battle ends with ‘return to Islam’

Mohamed Hegazy battled with the Egyptian courts for nine years to be officially recognised as a Christian. His fight has ended – with his apparent decision to return to Islam. Please pray for Mohamed who has endured relentless persecution since he tried to change the religious status on his ID card to ‘Christian’. He announced…

Iran: update on Christian prisoner, Maryam

Friends and family of Christian prisoner Maryam Naghash Zargaran are relieved and pleased to report that Maryam has ended her recent hunger strike. Maryam, who was granted medical furlough for a range of health issues in June 2016, returned to Evin Prison, Tehran on 27th June to continue serving a four-year prison sentence on charges…