Worsening Persecution in Iran

My latest article about persecution of Christians around the world is about Iran.

Iranian security officials arrested three Christian converts, including a filmmaker, in the province of Isfahan on Sept. 27.

Shahram Ghaedi, an actor who was previously in an Iranian movie about the life of Christ and played Jesus on stage, Heshmat Shafiei, and Emad Haghi were taken into custody after a raid on Ghaedi’s house, Mohabat News reported. Authorities also confiscated Ghaedi’s computer and many books in the raid.

Ghaedi is a member of St. Paul Church in Isfahan and part of Iran’s Young Artists Association of Fooladshahr. He wanted to make another movie about Jesus and had directed several plays, including “The Last Supper,” BosNewsLife reported.

Continue reading at WORLDmag.com

About Julia

Here's what you might like to know about me. My name is Julia and I'm a Christian. I love the Bible and, much less importantly, a good steak. My goal with this site is to share the truth of scripture with believer and non-believer alike, and to specifically encourage believers to study and know the Bible, and warn them of false teachings in and around the church. Romans 1:16-17 "For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, the just shall live by faith."
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