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  • Monday, June 24th, 2019
    As a gang lord, Arash controlled his local community through violence. Arash had seized the properties of five prominent families in his town. They had fled, empty-handed and terrified. Everyone feared Arash and his men.   But then Arash began an online conversation with Ali, who kept talking about Jesus. Curiosity piqued, Arash demanded a New Testament.   Through God's Word... Read more
  • 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
  • Monday, June 24th, 2019
    A member of Iran’s Expediency Council (an advisory body for Iran's supreme leader) stated in a recent interview that Muslims who convert to Christianity deserve the death penalty, whether “man or woman, boy or girl." The comments of this council member - Seyed-Hashem Bathaee - are the latest in a long tradition of public rhetoric against Christianity from the authorities. But Bathaee is... Read more
  • Monday, June 24th, 2019
    We firmly believe that God is calling the next generation of Iranian Christ-followers to do greater things than the generations that have gone before. That's why we are committed to investing in the young people of the Iranian church. Over the summer, around 200 Iranian teenagers in the Iran region will have the opportunity to gather together to learn more about our glorious God. At ... Read more
  • Monday, June 24th, 2019
    “My husband has come home changed. Thank you!” reported a number of the wives of the 300+ Iranian Christian men who attended recent day-long men’s conferences. A key area of teaching at the conferences was on the man’s role within the family. Many of the men admitted to not knowing how to love their wives well. Some confessed to mistreatment or even abuse. The teachers explained from the Bible... Read more