Turkey: Upcoming hearing for pastor facing deportation

Turkey: Upcoming hearing for pastor facing deportation

Pastor Michael Feulner of Yalova Lighthouse Church requests prayer for an upcoming court hearing contesting a security designation that would effectively ban him from the country. Michael, a German citizen, came to Turkey as a relief worker following the 1999...
Algeria: Christian Convicted of  Blasphemy

Algeria: Christian Convicted of Blasphemy

Algerian Christians request prayer for a believer from a Muslim background convicted of blasphemy. On 21 January a court in Erzwe – Oran, sentenced him to five-years imprisonment. The Christian (43) is married with four children (ages 6, 4, 3 years and...
Iran: Christian converts interrogated and pressured

Iran: Christian converts interrogated and pressured

Iranian Christians request prayer as many Christian converts are being summoned to intelligence offices and put under pressure to abstain from Christian fellowship. Since the end of January, Iranian intelligence officials in Karaj have summoned about a dozen Christian...
Iran: Prison sentences against Christian converts upheld

Iran: Prison sentences against Christian converts upheld

Iranian Christians request prayer after the one-year prison sentences of three Christian converts were upheld on appeal. Brothers Sam and Sasan Khosravi, their wives Maryam and Marjan Falahi, Habib Heydari, Pooriya Peyma and his wife Fatemeh Talebi were arrested in...
North Cyprus: Expatriate Christian targeted in media

North Cyprus: Expatriate Christian targeted in media

Prayer is requested after the home and business of an expatriate Christian in North Cyprus were searched, Bibles and other Christian materials confiscated, and he and another expatriate defamed in the national press. On 27 January, on the pretext of investigating a...