Iran: ‘Jailed Christians Should Not Recognize Jesus As Lord’ (BosNewsLife Exclusive)

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- An Iranian judge who sentenced a well-known pastor and three devoted Christians to long prison terms is practically demanding that they no longer recognize Jesus as Lord, ahead of an upcoming appeal hearing, a well-informed church official told BosNewsLife Sunday, September 3.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Pastor Nadarkhani Detained With Wife And Church Member

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifeYoucef-e1329947215930
TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- An evangelical pastor of one of Iran's largest house church movements, who faced a death sentence for apostasy before being acquitted, was again detained Friday, May 13, along with his wife and another church member, Christian rights activists told BosNewsLife.

NEWS ALERT: Iran Christians Warn Execution Pastor Still Possible

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Iran have challenged reports that the death penalty for Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani has been annulled, saying the Supreme Court appears to have added a precondition requiring him to renounce his faith, or face execution, a religious rights group said Wednesday, July 6.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Court ‘Overturns’ Death Sentence Pastor Amid Pressure

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reporting from Iran

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iran's secretive supreme court has reportedly overturned a death sentence handed down to an evangelical pastor for leaving Islam, surprising trial observers who were earlier informed about an execution ruling.