By Jay Sekulow From ACLJ.org American Pastor Saeed Abedini is facing renewed torment and hostility suffering in Iran for his Christian faith. He hears fellow prisoners being executed as he tries to sleep. Iranian authorities refuse to allow him the vital medical treatment he desperately needs. The prison guards threaten and torment him. There is already a framework for a nuclear agreement and U.S. and Iranian negotiators are about to sit down again to begin finalizing the details, but Pastor Saeed is still not home and the situation is getting worse. Fox News has an updated report on Pastor Saeed’s horrifying condition. With the UnitedRead More →

The spirit of family is deeply woven into all of the rich cultural traditions of the Nowruz holiday.  It is a time for reuniting and rejoicing with loved ones and sharing hopes for the new year.  Today, as families across the world gather to mark this holiday, we remember those American families who are enduring painful separations from their loved ones who are imprisoned or went missing in Iran. Saeed Abedini of Boise, Idaho has spent two and a half years detained in Iran on charges related to his religious beliefs.  He must be returned to his wife and two young children, who needlessly continueRead More →

Naghmeh Abedini – whose husband, Pastor Saeed Abedini, is currently imprisoned in Iran because of his Christian beliefs – tells her incredible story of leaving the Muslim faith and coming to faith in Jesus Christ. She also discusses the persecution her husband is facing and the importance of praying for persecuted Christians around the world. Click Here to Listen to the BroadcastRead More →

March 17th is Jacob’s 7th birthday. Like lots of little boys, he’s sent out invitations to his birthday party, including to his dad, American Pastor Saeed Abedini. (You can see that invitation above.) Tragically, Pastor Saeed remains imprisoned in Iran merely because of his Christian faith. This week, when one of his family members in Iran was permitted to visit him in prison, Pastor Saeed was able to send a heartfelt, and at the same time heartbreaking, letter to his son. Pastor Saeed told his son that it “breaks my heart” that he can’t be there for his son’s birthday. He wrote to Jacob, “[M]yRead More →

Click for the Our Daily Bread Devotional In 1938, the ministry started with a radio program called Detroit Bible Class. Since then, the audience has grown from a small group of dedicated radio listeners to millions of people around the world who use our Bible-based resources. Over the years the name has changed to better reflect the variety of resources they offer. Today most people recognize who they are by the well-loved devotional Our Daily Bread.  So they changed their name to Our Daily Bread Ministries to more clearly communicate who they are. Focus of Our Daily Bread: reaching out to people all around the world with the message of God’s love.“Read More →

The Official CARM Blog The Goal of the Carm blog is to edify the Body of  Christ by bringing to it, relevant information on current events, interacting with apologetic questions, exemplifying biblical exegesis and most importantly modeling the call of First Peter 3:15 in setting apart Christ as Lord and addressing issues with gentleness and reverence for God.Read More →