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Discover, Pray, Transform

  • Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
    We praise God that hundreds of new Iranian and Afghan believers have been baptized in recent months in cities across the Iran region. Those baptized include some of the teenagers who were deeply impacted recently by an Elam youth discipleship conference. The large-scale baptisms have been occasions of great joy and celebration, often lasting from morning to evening. More than 100 more new believers will... Read more
  • 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
  • Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
    “They’ve grown so much,” beams Roozbeh, one of the leaders of Elam’s two-year Worship Leader Training course, as he reflects on 20 emerging Iranian worship leaders who are in the final weeks of training in the Iran region.   The group includes: S, who has emerged as a very gifted song-writer E, who was very shy at the start, but now leads worship confidently M, a drummer, who has become a gifted... Read more
  • Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
    Elam’s correspondence courses are helping hundreds of new Iranian believers learn about Jesus and grow in their walk with God. Many Iranians have little opportunity to do theological studies, so discipleship courses that can be studied via correspondence are a lifeline for those hungry to learn.   Here is some recent feedback from a few of our students: “Through the course, I learned that my... Read more