Iranians are the most open people to the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the Middle East. They love Jesus and are ready to experience His touch in their lives. As they have called out to Him in their thousands, He has been faithful, as these true stories below show.
Magda's Choice: Deny Christ or we'll take your child
When divorce breaks up a family, most courts put the interest of the children first when deciding custody. Not so in Iran. If you are a Christian married to a Muslim, the children must live with the Muslim. That’s the law. So Christians with a Muslim spouse can find themselves being forced to choose between their faith and their children.
Lured into a marriage with a man pretending to be a Christian, Magda Montazami was forced to make that grim choice. Here she tells her story, and why she has no regrets for choosing Christ. READ MORE
"When I imagine your pain, I forget my sufferings"
Message from Farshid Fathi in Tehran Prison to Sandy Hook parents. READ MORE
He brought prostitutes home - How could she forgive?
“How can I forgive my husband? At night he locks me and my child in a room, and then he brings prostitutes into our family home.” READ MORE
‘I was a prostitute, but Jesus told me I belong to Him forever’
In the autumn, Jaleh, a quiet, rather sullen woman, arrived at an Elam conference. Nobody knew that when she was fourteen she had been raped as a punishment for joining a school protest; that when she told the authorities they had whipped her for immorality; that her father had then repeatedly abused her; as did other relatives. Nobody knew shame had driven Jaleh to the streets to work as a prostitute, nor of all the babies aborted from her womb. All that was known was that she had recently become a Christian through a house church and had a husband who was scornful towards her new faith. At the end of the conference, apart from one leader, this woman’s past was still private. But what everyone knew, just from her face, was that she had had an encounter with Jesus Christ. Here Jaleh tells her story: READ MORE
The transforming power of the Spirit of God at work.
Family of eight come to Christ in 24 hours.
An Iranian comes to faith in Turkey.
Three salvation stories typical of those experienced across Iran.
Babies saved from the abortion clinic.
Jaleh's incredible testimony.