People in the west have a hard time imagining what it would be like to have to keep your faith in Jesus Christ a secret.
But for Christians in the Persian world, believing in Jesus means believing in secret—or else facing consequences. We cherish the communication we receive from followers of Jesus who listen to our Persian broadcast. In fact, one recent text—passed on through secret channels—asked us to pray for 18 young adults in Iraq. These strong believers said “we love our Lord Jesus and are ready to die for Him.”
Pray for these brave brothers and sisters, won’t you? Intercede for them with passion and faith. Ask God to give them the strength, wisdom, and boldness they need to live out their faith in such difficult circumstances.
Tomorrow we’re traveling on our knees to Saudi Arabia.