Iranian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has been freed!
Youcef Nadarkhani, the Iranian pastor who captured the hearts of millions as he stood firm in his faith while facing execution, has been acquitted of apostasy.
Two organizations that have closely been monitoring the case and have sources in Iran reported Saturday that Nadarkhani, who went on trial early Saturday, has been released from prison and is at home with his family.
Much prayer still continues for religious freedom and for the persecuted church worldwide.
Many are still hesitant at this piece of news about the anti trinitarian and Oneness Pentecostal pastor but for now the general feeling is of relief as he is reunited with his wife and little children.
Things in Iran are quite amusing-especially if you are a Christian. The Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani (who was jailed 3 years ago and has recently been sentenced to death after trial by Iranian court) apparently has been going on rampage extorting and raping women. Well, did his trial mention this? Uh, no but…
Iran state media put out a stunning report Saturday claiming that imprisoned Christian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani is facing the death sentence for rape and extortion, not for apostasy and refusing to renounce his religion, as his lawyer, human rights groups and Western news media have reported. …Read More!