Iran: Two more Christians held in Evin Prison, Tehran

Two more Christians held in Evin Prison, Tehran. Iranian Christians request prayer for two Christian converts who have been held in Evin Prison since their arrest on 17th November 2017. Majidreza Souzanchi Kushani and Fatimeh Mohammadi were members of a house church... read more

Sudan: Church demolished after Sunday worship service

Christians in Sudan have asked for prayer after the demolition of a church building. On the 11 February 2018, just a few hours after the church service, police trucks arrived at the Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church in Hajj Yousef, close to Khartoum. The police... read more

Sudan: Christians fined for protesting church confiscation

Christians in Sudan ask for prayers after Church leaders were fined in a long-running campaign to seize properties from the Church. On 5 February 2018, a court fined six Christians 2,500 Sudanese Pounds (US$135) each. In addition, a church elder, Youhanna Tia, was... read more

Iran: update on Christians appealing severe sentences

Iranian Christians request continued prayer for three Christians appealing sentences. A court hearing was scheduled for Sunday 4 February to review the sentences against Assyrian pastor Victor Bet Tamraz and Christian converts, Amin Nader Afshari and Hadi Asgari.... read more

Israel: Update on Bible Society bookshop court hearing

The Bible Society in Israel is grateful for the prayers and encouragement of so many, and requests further prayer for the court case regarding their bookshop in Tel Aviv. The property owner has accused the Bible Society of missionary activity and violations of the... read more

Israel: Messianic believer targeted by ultra-Orthodox Jews

Israeli Messianic believers request prayer for Eitan and his family as they face threats and harassment in opposition to his video ministry with “One for Israel”. Eitan, a native born Jewish Israeli, has been targeted by ultra-Orthodox Jews in response to the... read more

Algeria: Expatriate Christian Worker Deported

Algerian Christians have requested prayer for a French Christian, resident in Algeria for several years, who has been denied re-entry to Algeria. Pastor Louis Martinez, in his 60s, is affiliated with the French Reformed Church. He and his wife have lived in Oran for... read more

Update on the court hearing for the Bible Society in Israel

This morning (24 January) two representatives of the Bible Society in Israel went to the court, prepared to give testimony, but the judge was sick and the hearing has been postponed – date as yet unknown. The court case concerns the Bible Society bookshop in Tel Aviv,... read more

Israel: Court case for Bible Society bookshop in Tel Aviv

The Bible Society in Israel requests prayer for a court hearing tomorrow 24th January at 9:30 a.m.. The court case concerns the Bible Society bookshop in Tel Aviv, which has been in the same premises for 55 years and should have protected status. The owner, however,... read more