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Southern Baptists Honor Hobby Lobby Owners, Saeed Abedini

June 13, 2014

At the 2014 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting, the denomination gave awards to the Green family and imprisoned Iranian pastor Saeed Abedini for their promotion of religious liberty.

Florida Megachurch Pastor Joel Hunter recently participated in an inter-religious dialogue hosted by Iranian clerics. (photo:  Iran Islamic Culture and Relations Organization)

U.S. Evangelical Delegation Dons Clergy Garb, Praises Iran

June 10, 2014

Florida Megachurch Pastor and Obama Spiritual Advisor Joel Hunter is a non-denominational Evangelical, but you wouldn’t know it from conference photos Hunter appeared in alongside six other American clergy and an assortment of Iranian clerics.

Photo Courtesy: Open Doors

More Muslims May Be Coming To Christ in Iran Than Anywhere Else

April 11, 2014

Open Doors estimates Iran has 370,000 “new Christians from a Muslim background.” The organization says many Iranians have become Christians because of Christian television programming from other nations.

Refugees from Iran say that Christians have boldly begun discussing their faith with Muslim neighbors.

In an image tweeted by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Rouhani meets with Iranian Christians  on Christmas. (Source: @HassanRouhani)

Persians Bearing Gifts: The Iranian Christmas Charm Offensive

December 27, 2013

While Iranian leaders tweet their cheery Christmas blessings to the world, Christians within the Islamic Republic face persecution for their beliefs, especially during the Christmas season.


Pastor Saeed’s Life in Danger, Wife Urges Congress

December 18, 2013

A curtain is all that separates U.S. citizen Saeed Abedini from the murderers and rapists in Iran’s deplorable Rajai Shahr prison. Robbed, tortured, and promised release if he denounces his Christian faith, Abedini continues to be deprived of basic human and religious rights.

Thanksgiving Dinner

10 Things Evangelicals Can Be Thankful for This Year

November 27, 2013

As you gather with friends and family to feast, let us first stop and offer our thanksgiving to the Lord for what He has done this year through the workings of His Church.


Christians: The Ignored Malalas

October 19, 2013

Editor’s note: A version of this article was published by the Christian Post. Click here to read it. Malala Yousafzai survived the Taliban’s attack on her life. She rallies for the rights of girl’s…

Tweet for Nagmeh and Other #RealWomenofCourage

March 8, 2013

By Faith J. H. McDonnell (@Cuchulain09) Yesterday, we planned a twitter campaign protesting the State Department’s honoring Samira Ibrahim, an anti-Semitic Egyptian woman who is also a 9/11 fan as an “International Women of Courage.” We would denounce…

Iranian-American Pastor Saeed Abedini Jailed

January 31, 2013

By Faith McDonnell (@Cuchulain09) The good news is that Pastor Saeed Abedini, an American citizen arrested on a visit back to Iran, did not get the death sentence. That was a real possibility. The…

Another Iranian Pastor…And Another…And Another

January 4, 2013

After the exoneration and release from prison of Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani in September, it was extremely disappointing to hear of his being arrested once again on Christmas Day. Although authorities indicate that he is…