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Discover, Pray, Transform

  • Monday, March 23rd, 2020
    Three weeks ago, I spoke with over 100 key Iranian pastors and leaders on a secure, online conference call about how we can continue to strengthen and expand the church in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.   Circumstances have long forced the church in Iran to exist and grow outside the walls of a building. In fact, it was when Iranian Christians were told they are not allowed to meet in buildings that... Read more
  • Friday, February 28th, 2020
    Dear friends,   You've likely heard that Iran has been hit with an outbreak of the coronavirus.   I want to ask you to pray with us for this situation, which is having a significant impact on Iranian society as a whole, as well as on the church.   While Iran's government has acknowledged 139 cases of infection and 19 deaths, from our people on the ground, we... Read more
  • Friday, February 28th, 2020
    Another 13 Iranian believers have recently embarked on Elam’s three-month leadership and church planting course in a country close to Iran. In this intensive process, these students are studying under some of the best Persian-speaking Bible teachers. They rise early each morning for devotions, followed by classes, personal study and practical ministry tasks until late most evenings. Over... Read more
  • Friday, January 10th, 2020
    Two days ago, at our annual staff retreat, we woke up to the news that Iran had targeted two US military bases in Iraq. Tensions around the globe were high. That morning our team prayed, along with many others.   Our team includes people from many nations, including Iranians and Americans. There was a remarkable love and unity as we all prayed together. I wish you could have witnessed the glorious... Read more