We are so grateful for the individuals and organisations alike who are speaking out against Iran on this case. Prayer, however, must continue to be our primary weapon in this spiritual battle. While we did receive confirmation this morning that Youcef is still alive, we must remember that Iran is unpredictable, and it is imperative that we continue to keep him covered in prayer.
This morning concluded the last day of Youcef Nadarkhani’s trial, in which he was again asked to recant his Christian faith. Standing strong in his faith, he refused. Our sources also indicated that there was a significant increase in security personnel at the courthouse starting Monday.Many different organisations and news agencies have picked up the story. The American Center for Law and Justice has been instrumental in calling attention to this case. Fox News also picked up the story today reporting that House Speaker John Boehner issued a statement “urging Iran’s leaders to abandon this dark path, spare [Nadarkhani’s] life, and grant him a full and unconditional release.”