Fox News - A trial court in Iran has issued its final verdict, ordering a Christian pastor to be put to death for leaving Islam and converting to Christianity, according to sources close to the pastor and his legal team.
It is unclear whether Nadarkhani can appeal the execution order.
Those of us in the west have a freedom that is unheard of in other parts of the world, particularly in the middle east. Pray for this pastor and his family. He is a real Christian, one who found Christ our lord and one who does not renounce his faith even when surrounded by merciless enemies and facing certain death.
I have met a few Christians who have come from the middle east and I must say, they are the nicest people you could meet, humble, kind, welcoming and grateful to live in this country. I guess it must be because they know how lucky they are to escape from there. I often wonder why the west doesn't actively favor the Christian immigrants from there, from what I can see we could do far worse than them and we are.
I read in the article that Hillary Clinton and 89 members of Congress, along with the European Union, France, Great Britain, Mexico and Germany have called upon Iran to release Nadarkhani, which is great to hear, maybe president Obama can add his voice to them as well. This poor man needs all the help he can get.