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Pastor Saeed Abedini Leads 30 to Christ in Iranian Prison

  • Religion Today
    Religious persecution, missions, Christianity around the world
  • 2013 Sep 24
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The wife of the American pastor imprisoned in Iran for his Christian faith says her husband remains bold for Jesus Christ in prison, Charisma News reports. Pastor Saeed Abedini's wife, Naghmeh, recently spoke to students at Liberty University about her family's plight. She said in spite of being tortured and asked to deny his faith in Christ and return to Islam, Pastor Saeed has been a light for Jesus in Evin Prison, one of the worst in the world. "They've told him many times that they would free him and allow him to return to our family, the kids and I, if he would deny his Christian faith, and he's stood strong in that prison. He's led many, many — over 30 people — to Christ in that prison," she told the audience. To watch Naghmeh Abedini's full speech, click here.