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  • Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
    Dear friends, Many have asked me how they should pray for Iran given the current political situation. I have just returned from a conference on prayer in the Iran region with more than 150 of our leaders. We looked together at the Lord’s Prayer and I was struck afresh by the significance of the line: 'Thy Kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.' Elam was founded with the conviction... Read more
  • Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
    "Christianity is spreading in parts of Iran," announced Mahmoud Alavi, Iran’s Minister of Intelligence during a speech to Shia Muslim clerics at Qom (an Iranian city full of Islamic seminaries) on May 4th.   Alavi also confirmed that his Intelligence ministry has been summoning Christian converts for questioning. This is a public admission of the systematic violation of Iran’s own constitution,... Read more
  • Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
    This summer (2019) 25 Iranian believers will be graduating from Elam's three-month leadership and church planting course. They will go on to serve the Persian-speaking church as evangelists, ministry leaders and church planters in Iran and nearby countries. As they minister they will continue to be mentored and trained by Elam. The group includes: A: who has been imprisoned twice for... Read more
  • Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
    Along with the rest of the Muslim world, Iran is currently fasting for the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Restaurants and cafes are obliged to close so that people abstain from eating, drinking and smoking during daylight hours. At night everything changes. There is almost a festival atmosphere in the air. Families and friends gather to break the fast as night falls with a special meal... Read more