God’s Design for Marriage For the past several weeks, Alistair Begg, on Truth for Life, has been teaching on God’s design for marriage. Below you will find a list of all the sermons included in this series. You can click the link and download each message. Some of the most alarming statistics in the Church today relate to the crumbling of Christian marriages. In this series, we are reminded that God is the author of marriage, and that He has provided wonderfully practical instruction for single people, husbands, and wives. Alistair Begg offers useful Biblical advice on finding a spouse, preparing for the wedding day,Read More →

from Saeed Ministries UPDATE on SAEED: Today Saeed’s father was able to visit Saeed in person. It was a very short visit, but Saeed was able to send a message. He wanted us to know that for 1000 days he has experienced utter darkness and has died, yet for 1001, he has been resurrected with Christ. That for 1001 days he has learned to forgive over and over and over again. That for 1001 days he has chosen Christ over what they have tried to force on him and he has stood on His faith in Jesus Christ despite the pressures, tortures and threats. HeRead More →

Finding Freedom: Eddie B and Conviction for Christ June 20, 2015 https://archive.org/download/FindingFreedom/0.998-2015June20ConvictionForChristWithEddieB.mp3 On Saturday, June 20th, Finding Freedom‘s featured guest was Eddie B. Eddie B is the head of Conviction For Christ Ministry. God birthed Conviction for Christ Ministry in 1991 and has provided a path for thousands of people to be reached through God’s Music and Word. God has anointed Eddie B. with the gift of music, writing, and the ability to produce music. Along with Eddie’s testimony and God’s anointing, Eddie is able to fulfill God’s purpose using soundtracks during every show. Eddie and his wife, Sandi, are thanking God for the abilityRead More →

By Deb Riechmann June 16, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has unanimously passed a resolution urging Iran to release three Americans jailed in that country and provide information on a fourth who is missing. Lawmakers pushed Iran to free the Americans, especially if it wants the U.S. to sign a nuclear deal and relieve sanctions against the Islamic republic. Former FBI agent Robert Levinson went missing in 2007 while working for the CIA on an unapproved intelligence mission. Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian has been held for more than 300 days for alleged spying. Pastor Saeed Abedini was arrested in September 2012 and laterRead More →

By Jordan Sekulow June 10, 2015 Wednesday of last week, fellow prisoners viciously beat American Pastor Saeed Abedini in prison. Unprovoked, fellow prisoners  attacked Pastor Saeed as he attempted to leave his cell, punching him in the face near his left eye and nose.  In addition to physically beating the persecuted pastor, prisoners demolished a small table Pastor Saeed used to study and read. As he was attacked, Pastor Saeed called out for help.  Iranian prison guards did intervene and prevent further injury.  However, Pastor Saeed suffered injuries to his face – his eyes beaten black and blue.  He was able to be seen brieflyRead More →

Pastor Saeed’s Birthday Wish: Pray for America By Jordan Sekulow May 4, 2015 View full article at ACLJ.org This week, Thursday in fact, not only marks American Pastor Saeed Abedini’s 35th birthday but the National Day of Prayer as well. Pastor Saeed – a U.S. citizen – will spend his third birthday wrongfully imprisoned for his Christian faith. Yet as that day approaches, he wanted to express his encouragement for the Christian Church in America: “Remember my chains in your freedom and chain together in unity for our beloved America.” As a family member visited him last week, he was able to deliver an open letterRead More →

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 →