The not-so-Shia state

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

We've long been aware of the widespread disillusionment with the regime in Iran among ordinary Iranians.

Now 'The Economist' is reporting it too:

"The spiritual gap between Iran’s Shia ayatollahs and the people they rule is widening. The strictures of the theocracy and the doctrine of Shia supremacy alienate many. So growing numbers of Iranians seem to be leaving religion or experimenting with alternatives to Shiism. Christians, Zoroastrians and Bahais all report soaring interest..."

 Please keep praying for Iranians, many of whom feel lost and adrift. May they find their anchor in the love and peace of Christ.