Pray for the Persian World

Pray for the 150 million people of Iran, Tajikistan and Afghanistan who are still waiting to hear the Good News.

Pray for the People Groups of the Persian World

The ancient Persian world was a major center of art, culture, and science for many generations. Its scholars made important contributions to astronomy, mathematics and medicine. In modern-day Iran, Tajikistan and Afghanistan, the historical impact of the Persian empire and its legacy can still be seen. The Persian language is spoken by millions and the culture has influenced many others.

But much more amazing is the incredible growth of the church as Persian peoples turn to Jesus, house churches spread and communities are transformed. Pray with us for this movement to grow through Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and the Persian diaspora around the world.

Tajiks
Tajiks

The 8 million Tajiks of Tajikistan have a rich history & share a cultural heritage with other Persians, including Irani Persians and millions of Tajik Afghans.

Read more

Kurds
Kurds

Kurds are an Iranian ethnic group native to the mountainous regions which span SE Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria. About 10 million Kurds live in the Persian world.

Read more

Pamir
Pashtun

The 15 million Pashtun people of Afghanistan are spread over some 400+ tribes and make up the 26th largest ethnic group worldwide and one of the hardest to reach.

Read more

Afghans
Afghans

Although “Afghans” is not a term that clearly describes any one people, there are in fact many Pashtun, Tajik, Hazara and other ethnic groups that are referred to as Afghans.

Read more

Get Prayer Updates

Sign up to receive a monthly story and prayer
requests from the Persian World.
Get started here.

Stories from the Field

God is at work in the Persian World.
Here are a few stories from the places and lives He is impacting.

[blocksy_posts limit=”3″ columns=”3″ has_pagination=”no”]