Iran Archives - Page 3 of 3 - HEART Christian newspaper
“Mr President, can you get my dad home by my birthday?”
“Jacob, it’ll be hard but I’m going to try.”
This was the conversation between the son of imprisoned Pastor Saeed Abedini and President Obama in January, after his mother Naghmeh fasted and prayed for the chance to meet the president when he paid a whirlwind visit to her town in Idaho.
Pastor arrested hosting Christmas dinner
IRANIAN authorities arrested a church pastor enjoying a Christmas meal with guests at home.
The condition of 60-year-old Victor Beth Tarmez, who suffers from diabetes, and two believers with him are unknown after Iranian state security agents raided his home in Tehran on Boxing Day. It was claimed the festive celebration was ‘unauthorised and illegal’.
It is not safe, currently, to convert from Islam to Christianity, especially if you live in Iran. Nor can you expect a warm welcome in Britain. Chris Eyte hears how one man has provided spiritual refuge for his fleeing countrymen
IF YOU MET MOHAMMED you would never guess the painful ordeal he has recently experienced. He just looks like a regular guy from the Middle East who is now living in East Sussex.
A BRITISH-BASED IRANIAN WOMAN BROUGHT UP AS A DEVOUT MUSLIM HAS TOLD HOW SHE BECAME A CHRISTIAN AFTER AN ENCOUNTER WITH THE GOD OF THE BIBLE.
We have not used her real name for security reasons as the Iranian government not only persecutes Christians but has also vowed to destroy Israel and brave “Esther Esfahani” was telling her story to the “Crossroads” conference of Messianic Jews and Christian Arabs in Jerusalem.
THE UNITED STATES and Germany have raised American Pastor Saeed Abedini’s case by name at the United Nations Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva. It follows an incident in which Saeed was shackled and returned to his cell without the crucial medical attention he needs for internal bleeding from prison beatings.
IRAN HAS HAILED the nuclear deal it reached with Western powers in Geneva as a victory over “the Zionists”.