Somaliland: Couple in need of prayer

Being alerted of “suspicious activities,” police came to the house of a Christian couple on 21 September, arresting both after they found Christian materials. The couple have three children. At a 5 October press conference, a Somaliland police colonel stated that two...
Iran: Prayer for a Christian convert in exile

Iran: Prayer for a Christian convert in exile

Friends of Christian convert Mohammad Reza (Youhan) Omidi request prayer as he serves a term of internal exile in Borazjan, in the south of Iran. Youhan was arrested in May 2016 (in Rasht, along with pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, Yousef’s wife Tina and two others) and...
Iran: Christian convert faces propaganda charge

Iran: Christian convert faces propaganda charge

Iranian Christians are thankful that a new charge against convert Ebrahim Firouzi has been rejected through lack of evidence and the case closed. In 2013, Ebrahim was arrested and sentenced to one year in prison and two years of internal exile in the remote town of...
Iran: Christian convert parents lose custody of child

Iran: Christian convert parents lose custody of child

  Iranian Christian converts Sam Khosravi and Maryam Falahi request prayer, after the appeal court in Bushehr upheld a decision to deny them custody of their daughter Lydia. Sam and Maryam adopted Lydia from an orphanage as a three-month old baby in February...
Iran: Appeal denied, Christian couple reaches safety

Iran: Appeal denied, Christian couple reaches safety

The appeal of Pastor Victor Bet Tamraz (sentenced to ten years in prison) and his wife Shamiram Issavi Khabizeh (sentenced to five years in prison) has been denied. After many postponements, Pastor Victor was informed on 19 July that their appeal has been rejected....
Algeria: Court orders church closure to remain in effect

Algeria: Court orders church closure to remain in effect

Christians in Algeria ask for prayer for the church of Makouda, as an administrative court  rejected a request to cancel the governor’s order to close the church. The Spring of Life church, is the second largest Protestant church in Algeria with about 700 members. It...