• Nowruz is the beginning of the Iranian New Year and the happiest time of the year for Iranians. This year Nowruz falls on March 21.

    This important holiday has been celebrated for more than 3,000 years in Iran as well ...

  • Nowruz or the celebration of the Iranian New Year has been a Persian tradition for more than 2,500 years. It occurs on the first day of Spring.

    One of the traditional customs of Nowruz is the Haft-Seen table. "Haft" means seven, and "seen" or "sin" may ...

  • The 3rd edition of the “King of Glory” movie on DVD is now available. This edition includes Farsi for Iranians plus 15 other languages. The languages cover half the world's population. "King of Glory" makes sense to its worldwide audience of all ages and ...

  • Millions of Iranians use satellite dishes to receive television programs. Mixed in with the television channels are Farsi-language radio channels that can be heard on the same equipment. The broadcast footprint of the satellite that we use extends from ...

  • Many years ago missionaries brought Western hymns to Iran that were translated into Farsi for the church to use. As the Gospel began to spread in Iran, the Lord used gifted Iranian Christians such as Haik Hovsepian and Vruir Avanessian to create ...

  • Iran is a fascinating country.  And one of the best ways to see it is to travel by bus.

    An inexpensive way to travel, Iranian buses are comfortable and provide good opportunities to get to know people and discover the warmth of Iranian hospitality.

  • Millions of Iranians and other Persian speakers are open to the Gospel and want to know more about Jesus Christ.

    Countless numbers log in to the Persian website, open their mobile apps, or tune their radios and satellite dishes to our radio station to ...

Resources to Help You


Photos of the Persian World

You can see the Persian World without actually going there in person. The following websites feature photos of life in Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan and their culture. We are not responsible for… READ MORE

Ministries to the Persian World

A partial list of other outreach ministries to the Persian World: Afghan Bibles - Bibles in the languages of Afghanistan Afghan Christian Television – A ministry to the world-wide Afghan community… READ MORE

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“Woman of Faith” programs bring hope and encouragement

Although we live in the 21st century, the lives of many women in Iran can resemble those of women who lived many centuries ago. Many times they cannot see beyond their circumstances. Our Zan-e Iman (Woman of Faith)… Read more

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