Release International Prayer Shields: Iran and Eritrea
4 December 2020 – Iran Please pray for four Christians from Rasht recently given prison sentences in Iran, ranging from two to five years, for being part of a house church: Ramin Hassanpour and his wife, Saeede Sajadpour; Hadi Rahimi and Sakine Behjati.
3 December 2020 – Iran Christians in Iran are concerned that legislation recently approved by Parliament could mean more arrests and harsher sentences for religious minorities. Pray this legislation will not be implemented.
2 December 2020 – Iran Pray for seven Christian converts arrested in Bushehr, Iran last year who were given harsh sentences in July. The four men, Sam, Sasan, Habib and Pooriya were jailed; Maryam, Marjan and Fatemeh were fined.
1 December 2020 – Iran Pray for the release of nine Iranian Christians arrested in co-ordinated raids in Tehran and two nearby cities in July.
30 November 2020 – Eritrea Ask God to strengthen His church in Eritrea. The country is home to more than 100,000 evangelical believers. Pray that the Holy Spirit will move among and through them powerfully.
29 November 2020 – Eritrea Pray for ‘John’ and ‘Genet’, a married couple in Eritrea who have each spent time in harsh prisons for their faith. Thank God that our ministry partner has provided food and shelter for them through their local church – and they now have a child.
28 November 2020 – Eritrea Please pray for the many believers currently behind bars in Eritrea: some of them have already endured many years of inhumane treatment in appalling conditions.