Wife of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Makes Emotional Plea During Congressional Hearing

Wife of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Makes Emotional Plea During Congressional Hearing

Washington, D.C. — The wife of an American pastor that has been sentenced to eight years in an Iranian prison for planting house churches in the country delivered an emotional plea for help during a Congressional hearing on Friday. “Our family needs your help,” she said tearfully. “Our family needs your support.” Negmeh Abedini told […]

Ecuadorean Preacher Fined $3,000, Banned From Politics for Calling Homosexuality ‘Immoral’

Ecuadorean Preacher Fined $3,000, Banned From Politics for Calling Homosexuality ‘Immoral’

An evangelical preacher in Ecuador who ran for president earlier this year has been sentenced after he was found guilty of violating the country’s electoral code by speaking against homosexual behavior. Nelson Zavala has been fined for more than $3,000 and banned from running for office or being involved with any political party for one […]

Congress to Hold Hearing on American Pastor Being Tortured in Iranian Prison

Congress to Hold Hearing on American Pastor Being Tortured in Iranian Prison

Washington, D.C. — A Congressional hearing that is set for this week will include testimony on an American pastor that is serving a sentence of eight years in a notoriously brutal Iranian prison. According to the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the U.S. Congress has scheduled […]

Militant Muslim Mob Ransack and Torch Dozens of Christian Homes in Pakistan

Militant Muslim Mob Ransack and Torch Dozens of Christian Homes in Pakistan

Lahore, Pakistan — Hundreds of Muslims took to the streets in a Christian neighborhood in Pakistan today to ransack and torch dozens of homes after it was reported that a man from the area had spoken against Islam’s prophet, Mohammad. According to reports, the incident began on Friday, when a young Muslim man accused a […]

Obama Justice Department Fighting to Deport Christian Homeschooling Family Seeking Asylum

Obama Justice Department Fighting to Deport Christian Homeschooling Family Seeking Asylum

The U.S. Justice Department is fighting in court against a German family that came to America to homeschool their children. Uwe and Hannelore Romeike fled to the United States in 2008 after German authorities demanded that they stop homeschooling their six children. Homeschooling was made illegal in the country in 1938 under the dictatorship of […]

Federal Judge Sentences Pastor to 27 Months For Helping Ex-Lesbian Flee Country With Daughter

Federal Judge Sentences Pastor to 27 Months For Helping Ex-Lesbian Flee Country With Daughter

Burlington, Vermont – A Mennonite pastor that was convicted of providing assistance to an ex-lesbian who fled the country with her daughter has been sentenced to a stayed term of 27 months in prison pending appeal and released. Ken Miller of Stuarts Draft, Virginia appeared before Judge William Sessions in Vermont federal court this afternoon to […]

Pastor Who Helped Ex-Lesbian Flee Country With Daughter to Be Sentenced in Federal Court

Pastor Who Helped Ex-Lesbian Flee Country With Daughter to Be Sentenced in Federal Court

Burlington, Vermont — A Mennonite pastor that was convicted of providing assistance to an ex-lesbian who fled the country with her daughter is set to be sentenced tomorrow in federal court. Ken Miller of Stuarts Draft, Virginia will appear before Burlington Judge William Sessions at 2:30 p.m. Monday as he faces up to three years in […]

American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Refuses to Deny Christ Under ‘Horrific Pressures’

American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Refuses to Deny Christ Under ‘Horrific Pressures’

An Iranian-born American pastor that was recently sentenced to eight years in prison in Iran for planting house churches across the country states that he is enduring “horrific pressures” to deny his Christian faith. As previously reported, 32-year-old Saeed Abedini of Idaho was taken into custody last September while visiting his homeland of Iran as […]

Evangelists Arrested for Preaching at NJ Train Station Still Facing Jail Time as Trial Continues

Evangelists Arrested for Preaching at NJ Train Station Still Facing Jail Time as Trial Continues

West Windsor, New Jersey — Two Christian evangelists that were arrested in New Jersey last June after preaching the Gospel at a local train station are still facing jail time as their ongoing trial has been continued in municipal court. Robert Parker and Don Karns state that they have been preaching at the Princeton Junction […]

Congress Calls Upon Secretary of State to Seek Release of U.S. Pastor Imprisoned in Iran

Congress Calls Upon Secretary of State to Seek Release of U.S. Pastor Imprisoned in Iran

Washington, D.C. — Dozens of members of Congress have signed a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, requesting that he become directly involved in seeking the release of an American pastor imprisoned in Iran. As previously reported, 32-year-old Saeed Abedini of Idaho was taken into custody last September while visiting his homeland of Iran […]

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