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Evening Prayer 3.2.16, Anskar, Archbishop & Missionary to Scandinavia, 865

Those who eat my flesh and drink my blood have eternal life, and I will raise them up on the last day; for my flesh is true food and my blood is true drink. 1,916 more words

Jesus Christ

Khosro Dehqani released early in Isfahan


Bahai News (Persian, Facebook), February 1, 2016.

In the latest of a series of early releases of Bahai prisoners, Khosro Dehqani (خسرو دهقانی ) has been released in Isfahan, after serving less than a year of a three-year sentence. 166 more words

Bahai Faith

Farah Baghi released in Yazd


Bahai News (Persian, facebook), January 31, 2016.

Farah Baghi (فرح باغی), a Bahai from Yazd who has been sentenced to one year in prison and a one-year suspended sentence, was released from prison in Yazd on January 30. 74 more words

Bahai Rights

Wife of Pastor Freed from Iran Details Marriage Conflict

Pastor Saeed Abedini was imprisoned in Iran for 3 ½ years.

CHR Comment: The unusual running story of Saeed Abedini, who was arrested and held in Iraq for proselytizing, continues to be confusing and unclear. 66 more words

Modern Church

Set Free...

Read Isaiah 42

Focus on verse 6-7

One of the things I remember fondly from growing up on the farm was the way the animals responded to being let out of the barn and put out to pasture in the spring. 445 more words

Daily Devotional

America's prisons habitually use solitary confinement, a practice now usual but still cruel

President Obama ordered officials in federal prisons to end solitary confinement for juveniles. That’s good. One article even praised Obama because he addressed a delicate issue in prison reform. 453 more words

Law And Society

Iran: The Riverine Mysteries

I recently wrote a couple of posts about the sailors that were captured by the Iranians…..and as I suspected I got a few comments but most of them were anti-Iranian and not an answer to the questions I asked within my posts…. 506 more words

International Situations