Israel: Messianic congregation responds to opposition

Messianic Jews in Israel are thankful that, in answer to prayer, a potentially worrying incident at Kehilat Hasdey Yeshua – a Messianic congregation in the Negev – appears to have had a positive outcome. Kehilat Hasdey Yeshua meets in a warehouse in the... read more

Iran: Mary Mohammadi released on bail

Iranian Christians are pleased that Christian convert Mary (Fatemeh) Mohammadi has been released conditionally from Qarchak women’s prison, Varamin. Mary (21) was arrested on 12 January near Azadi Square in Tehran while protests were underway following the downing... read more

Iran: Appeal hearing for Iranian Christians

The appeal hearing scheduled for 24 February to review the sentences of Assyrian pastor Victor Bet Tamraz, his wife Shamiram Issavi Khabizeh, and three Christian converts has been postponed once again. Three long-standing related cases have been combined and are under... read more

Iran: Appeal hearing for Iranian Christians

Iranian Christians request prayer for an appeal hearing on 24 February to review the sentences of Assyrian pastor Victor Bet Tamraz, his wife Shamiram Issavi Khabizeh, and three Christian converts. The hearing will combine three long-standing related cases. The first... read more

Iran: Mary Mohammadi abused and facing criminal charges

Iranian Christians request prayer for Christian convert Mary (Fatemeh) Mohammadi who is now known to be in Qarchak women’s prison, suffering from physical abuse she has received while in detention. Mary (21) was arrested on 12 January near Azadi Square in Tehran while... read more

Turkey: Assyrian Christians request prayer

Assyrian Christians in Turkey request prayer for an elderly couple missing from their village since 11 January. Hurmuz and Shimoni Diril, parents of Remzi Diril, a priest in the Chaldean Church in Istanbul, are the only Christian residents of the village of Kovankaya... read more

Iran: Christian prisoner requests prayer

Iranian Christian convert and prisoner, Nasser Navard Goltapeh, writes to fellow Christians and requests prayer. Philippians 1:12: “Now I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that what has happened to me has actually served to advance the gospel.”... read more

Iran: Early release for three Christian converts

Iranian Christians are very pleased that Asghar Salehi has been given early release from prison. It is expected fellow prisoners Mohammadreza Rezaei and A.T. will also be released soon. On 18 September 2018, Iranian intelligence agents raided the homes of Asghar,... read more

Israel: Messianic congregation harassed

Messianic Jews in Israel request prayer after potential trouble-makers took photographs inside the premises of Kehilat Hasdey Yeshua – a Messianic congregation in the Negev. Kehilat Hasdey Yeshua meets in a warehouse in the industrial part of the city of Arad,... read more

Algeria: Court Orders Another Church to Close

Christians request prayer for a church in Ain Turk, near Oran, ordered to close by the administrative court of Oran on 20 January 2020. The church of “The House of Hope” was sealed by an executive order from the Governor of Oran in October 2017. On 10 June 2018 the... read more

Iran: Concerns about arrested Christian convert

Iranian Christians request prayer for Christian convert and activist Fatemeh (Mary) Mohammadi, who remains unaccounted for since her arrest in Tehran on 12 January. Fatemeh, or Mary as she likes to be known, was near Azadi Square in Tehran while protests were underway... read more