Turkey: Pastor awaits hearing verdict

Turkey: Pastor awaits hearing verdict

Pastor Michael Feulner thanks those who have been praying for him and requests continued prayer as he waits for the results of a 22 March court hearing contesting a security designation that could effectively ban him from the country. Michael, a German citizen, came...
Algeria: Christian faces five-year prison term

Algeria: Christian faces five-year prison term

Algerian Christians request prayer for Hamid, a convert from Islam, convicted of blasphemy after losing an appeal. Hamid (43), married with four children (ages 6, 4, 3 years and five-months-old), has known Jesus since 2001. In 2018 he shared a caricature of the...
Iran: Prison terms expected to start soon

Iran: Prison terms expected to start soon

Iranian Christians request prayer for Christian converts Homayoun Zhaveh (62) and his wife Sara Ahmadi (42) who are expecting to be summoned to serve prison sentences on account of their house church activities. Homayoun, who suffers from advanced Parkinson’s disease,...
Algeria: Appeals to be heard soon

Algeria: Appeals to be heard soon

Christians in Algeria request prayer for three believers from the Oran area, who face appeal hearings soon. The first, Hamid Soudad (43), was sentenced to two years in prison and fined for blasphemy on 21 January. In 2018 he had shared a caricature of the Prophet of...
Saudi believer facing court cases and threats to his family

Saudi believer facing court cases and threats to his family

Christians request prayer for A., an Arab convert who has lived all his life in Saudi Arabia. He is facing two court cases brought against him because of his faith, as well as violent threats against his wife and son. Last year, in a meeting in a restaurant, he was...
Turkey: Positive response from court and upcoming hearing

Turkey: Positive response from court and upcoming hearing

  Prayer was requested for Pastor Michael Feulner of Yalova Lighthouse Church for a court hearing on 11 February contesting a security designation that would effectively ban him from the country. Michael, a German citizen, came to Turkey as a relief worker...