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All articles in category Iran

December 2013

An Iranian finds Christ

Saeed Mokhlessi writes: I was born in Iran in a fairly devout Muslim family. From an early age, we were taught the basic principles of Islam and I was encouraged to believe and obey them. I remember, from the age of 4 or 5 I used to get excited when the month of Ramadan…

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May 2013

Growing pressures in Azerbaijan

Churches in Azerbaijan are facing increasing pressure due to government fears of religious extremism. A fact-finding trip by Release International discovered many churches are being denied official registration under tough new regulations.      But, despite the increasing pressures faced by Christians in the former Soviet republic, the church is growing.      Release, which serves…

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Missionary Spotlight – Iran today
September 2009

Missionary Spotlight – Iran today

Iran today In the Western world, even in our low times, we are never far from a spiritual oasis of fellowship that will revive the soul. The regular experience of our brethren in Iran is so different.     Here is a family who arrived late to our small gathering. The bus trip was planned to take…

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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT – King Jesus and Iran
May 2006

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT – King Jesus and Iran

 In 1978, after forty years of exile, Ayatollah-Ruhollah Khomeini made his triumphal re-entry into Tehran, the capital of Iran. Hundreds of thousands of excited Iranians took to the streets to welcome him and celebrate the beginning of the new Islamic regime. He had the blessing of Western nations hoping to keep Iran from joining the…

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Missionary Spotlight Iran
April 2001

Missionary Spotlight Iran

For more than 20 years a militant Islam has tried to annihilate Christianity in Iran. After gaining control of the nation's institutions, it declared that there was only one valid religion - Islam! All other faiths and ideologies were proscribed. It ruthlessly consolidated its hold and began spreading Ayatollah Khomeini's ideology to other countries.PoliticsOver…

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