IRAN: PASTOR BEHNAM IRANI FREED FROM JAIL

‘Set free all prisoners behind bars for their faith’ – Release Intl.  Iranian pastor Behnam Irani has been released from prison after being jailed for six years for leading a house church and sharing his faith – ‘offences’ that Iran has portrayed as crimes against national security. Partners of Release International have confirmed that Behnam…

Our family behind bars need your prayers

Please pray today for members of our church family who are behind bars because of their faith in Jesus. Sudanese pastors Kowa Shamaal and Hassan Abduraheem and Czech believer Petr Jašek appeared in court in Khartoum yesterday, accused of crimes that carry the death penalty. The prosecution accused Petr of tarnishing Sudan’s reputation through his…

Execution fear for Sudan accused

Three Sudanese Christians and a Czech believer will appear in court in Khartoum on Monday. If convicted, they could face execution. Please pray God’s peace over our brothers, pastors Hassan Abduraheem and Kowa Shamaal, Abdulmonem Abdumawla and Petr Jašek. Sudanese officials accuse the four men of funding rebel movements in areas such as Darfur and…

Pakistan: Final appeal for death row Christian

Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi (pictured) has been on death row since 2010 simply for telling her co-workers about Jesus. For that she was accused and convicted under Pakistan’s widely misused blasphemy laws. Her final appeal to the country’s Supreme Court is due next week. If her death sentence is upheld by the court then her…

SUDAN: ‘God holds the key to my cell’

 Czech aid worker Petr Jasek (pictured) has invested most of his life helping others. Right now he is in prison in Sudan for doing just that. As a Christian, Petr loves to read the Bible especially the letters that the Apostle Paul wrote from his prison cell. Now in a letter Petr wrote from his…