by Monica Cantilero
“...We talked about Jesus for hours until finally the interrogator gave his heart to Jesus. We prayed together,” she recalled.
“It’s an honour for me to talk about Jesus,” Noushin told the guard. “You also need Jesus in your life. I cannot be indifferent toward you. I want you to experience the joy and blessing of salvation. I can’t keep silent about this...”
“...I wasn’t ready to go to prison,” she said. “I knew it was a dirty place, a place where people are tortured and locked up in solitary confinement. I was afraid that I would be so fearful that I would give up all the names of the members of house church. I even feared that I would deny my faith if they tortured me.”
According to Open Doors, a faith-based group helping persecuted Christians worldwide, the Gospel continues to be spread throughout Iran despite the persecution of thousands of religious minorities, including Christian converts, under President Hassan Rouhani’s government...