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Chai Time - Persecution E5

In this final episode of the Persecution series, Joe, Dara Lynn and Jen sit down over a cup of chai to talk through the stories we’ve shared in this series. Persecution and suffering go hand in hand and bring up a lot of difficult questions for our Christian faith: Why does God let his followers go to prison? Where is He in all the suffering? What should we as Westerners do with these stories from Iran?

If you’ve asked yourself similar questions, bring your cup of tea or favorite beverage, and join us for another episode of Jesus Speaks Farsi.

Chai Time - Persecution E5
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PERSECUTION IN IRAN

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Chai Time - Persecution E5

In this final episode of the Persecution series, Joe, Dara Lynn and Jen sit down over a cup of chai to talk through the stories we’ve shared in this series. Persecution and suffering go hand in hand and bring up a lot of difficult questions for our Christian faith: Why does God let his followers go to prison? Where is He in all the suffering? What should we as Westerners do with these stories from Iran?

If you’ve asked yourself similar questions, bring your cup of tea or favorite beverage, and join us for another episode of Jesus Speaks Farsi.

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In this final episode of the Persecution series, Joe, Dara Lynn and Jen sit down over a cup of chai to talk through the stories we’ve shared in this series. Persecution and suffering go hand in hand and bring up a lot of difficult questions for our Christian faith: Why does God let his followers go to prison? Where is He in all the suffering? What should we as Westerners do with these stories from Iran?

If you’ve asked yourself similar questions, bring your cup of tea or favorite beverage, and join us for another episode of Jesus Speaks Farsi.

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In this episode, Jennifer’s talking with Ladan, a senior leader in the Iranian church who has shared the Gospel with thousands of people across the Iran region. She’ll be sharing her story of meeting Jesus and planting house churches in Iran. We’ll also hear how that led her to take a taxi to jail and ultimately spend nearly a month in solitary confinement.

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