August 22, 2014

Evangelical Pastor Faces Imminent Execution in Iran

Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani

We get involved in our own discussions and sometimes miss that others need our help. In about eight or nine hours, Pastor Yousef Nadarkhania, a convert to Christianity from the Muslim faith is scheduled for execution for apostasy. The story follows below (Google has more). Meanwhile, you can encourage Pres. Obama to intervene here, or encourage Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to intervene at 202-647-4000. Christians are persecuted around the world all the time, a fact that the Russian Orthodox Church, to their credit, is confronting internationally. Making ourselves aware of this story is a good first step in waking up to how serious the persecution really is. Sign the petition supporting Pastor Youself. See the Christian Solidarity website. More information: Source: The Washington Post | By Jordan Sekulow Working to save the life of a Christian pastor in Iran A week ago, Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani was a relatively unknown Christian facing … [Read more...]