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The Hope-Filled Prayers of Persecuted Iranian Believers

The Hope-Filled Prayers of Persecuted Iranian Believers

Harper McKay
Iranian believers have many reasons to give up hope that their country can change. Persecution has been a way of life for many years. One believer said that... Read More
Choosing God: A Motherâs Story

Choosing God: A Mother’s Story

Harper McKay
Shadi* drew a deep breath as she scanned the courtroom full of angry stares, trying to find even a nod of support. She looked down at her hands, nervously... Read More
Learning a Theology of Persecution

Learning a Theology of Persecution

Harper McKay
Iranian believers and Christian workers from around the world long to see Iranian churches strengthened and multiplying all over the country. Many are working... Read More
The Witness of a Faithful Friend

The Witness of a Faithful Friend

Harper McKay
In a country where it is illegal to share the gospel with Muslims, and churches must meet in secret for fear of being arrested, it would be easy to justify... Read More
Four Prayers You Might Not Have Prayed for Iran

Four Prayers You Might Not Have Prayed for Iran

Harper McKay
In a country with more than 81 million, Christians make up only 0.2 percent of the total population of Iran. Persecution is a reality of everyday life for... Read More
How Do You Pray for Iran?

How Do You Pray for Iran?

Harper McKay
Radical had the opportunity to meet several Iranian believers and to hear their stories of persecution and God’s faithfulness in their lives. ... Read More
The Writing on the Prison Wall

The Writing on the Prison Wall

Harper McKay
“Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.” (Matthew 4:4) ... Read More
Five Ways Persecution Affects Families in Iran

Five Ways Persecution Affects Families in Iran

Harper McKay
The decision to follow Jesus in Iran has a ripple effect for many families. The faith of one individual can be dangerous for every other family member. A... Read More
Itâs Not Easy: Q&A with an Iranian Christian

It’s Not Easy: Q&A with an Iranian Christian

Harper McKay
It has been six years since Yasmin* was last in her home country of Iran. After she came to faith in Christ, she boldly shared the gospel and became involved in... Read More
From Drugs to Jesus: Salvation in Iran

From Drugs to Jesus: Salvation in Iran

Harper McKay
I woke up surrounded by intense heat. Bright orange and red blinded me as I rolled up off the floor and tried to understand what was happening. The smell of... Read More

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