Farshid Fathi

Farshid Fathi

Farshid Fathi was imprisoned in Iran for five years because of his church-planting ministry. He is church planter and associate of Elam Ministries.

“Five years in an Iranian prison… it was worth it”

1 June 2022All was well at home until my brother and me became Christians in our teens. Before then, we had been a respectable Iranian family. My parents were angry. My mum felt she had lost her sons. My Dad worried how he would look our relatives in the eye. They also knew the risks of converting in Iran and were scared. Leading my sister to Christ was the last straw. My parents disowned me: Mum said she wouldn’t open the door to me again. I was devastated by these broken relationships, but I knew I…

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