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You are invited to join the global prayer movement for Iran.

Discover this spiritually thirsty land. Pray across 30 days. Transform the spiritual future of a nation.


Before the Islamic revolution of 1979, there were fewer than 500 Christians from a Muslim background in Iran. In 2020, many estimate there are a million or more. Despite severe persecution, the church is growing rapidly.


Prayer has been a vital part of the story of Iran’s church. In the 1950s a group of believers met every night for four years to pray for Iran’s millions. Today, as persecution continues, the need for prayer is as great as ever. With faithful intercession, Iran can become a strategic missionary-sending nation to the entire Middle East and beyond.


Iran 30’s short, easy-to-read prayer topics will help you play your part in the beautiful story God is writing for Iran and beyond.


Influential Institutions

Thursday, October 26, 2023

Over the past few weeks, Iranian Christians have been praying for peace in the Middle East. Deeply grieved by the suffering and turmoil being endured by ordinary people, Iranian believers have been praying particularly for:

Reaching Iran

Thursday, October 26, 2023

20 years ago, the first New Testaments were printed in the New Millennium Persian translation. No one who was there to receive that first shipment could have imagined the immense impact this New Testament would have on Iran over the following two decades.

Suffering But Growing Church

Thursday, September 28, 2023

Three Christians detained for their Christian faith and ministry in Iran have been released in recent weeks. Meanwhile, a fourth has begun serving a 10-year sentence in Evin prison.

Through August’s Persecuted but not forsaken prayer resource, we requested prayer for Joseph Shahbazian (who had been serving a two-year sentence in Evin Prison), and for "F" and "B" (who had been detained since mid-July).

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