Billy Graham Speaks Out for Pastor Saeed

Today, I was so touched to see that Franklin Graham placed a full page ad in the New York Times, urging the new President of Iran to free Saeed Abedini, an American who is in Iran’s Evin prison.  There, prisoners are routinely hanged outside their cells to terrorize the other inmates.

All across our nation – and the world — people are gathering to hold prayer vigils.  He certainly needs them.  Saeed is being beaten, persecuted, and tortured simply because of his faith.  (I’ve written about him several times, but we have to keep fighting for him until his release!)

What can you do to help?  If you can’t attend a rally, you can send a letter directly to the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, just like Rev. Graham. To send your own letter, click here.

What else can you do?

Attend a vigil.

Sign a petition.

Tell people about it on Facebook and Twitter


Thank you, Rev. Graham, for continuing for speak out for the oppressed!

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  • Rohit Thombre

    Thank you Bristol for sharing this information…. God bless

  • David

    Thanks for sharing, Bristol.

  • hopeinthemidstmnstry

    Thank you, Bristol, for your continued efforts in getting the word out to pray for Pastor Saeed and his family. Our ministry has been following & sharing and will continue.. Abundance of blessings to you & your family, Marianne & Mary Rose

  • TwoLegsGood

    Enjoining all the prayers for Iranian house churches and for the help and salvation of orphans in Iran (Billy Graham reported Pastor Abedini was trying to start up an orphanage; it was reported Abedini was arrested while evangelizing through a system of house churches). Also praying for Abedini to have faith for an Acts 12 miracle!

    • Jeff

      Billy Graham can’t speak or type or write. How did he post ANYTHING?

      • TwoLegsGood

        I don’t know, but am grateful their ad discussed Abedini’s desire to build an orphanage, maybe the Graham organization can elaborate. Pres.Obama did make a phone call on this, so want to stay in prayer & enjoin all other prayers for this situation, and for all the orphans in Iran — that the Lord God Jesus Christ protects them and spares their lives for salvation — as well as am lifting up prayers for all the house churches in Iran. Lord, we ask You protect and spare Your own in Iran, and use this remnant for mighty things in Your Kingdom. We also pray for encouragement on all Christians in Iran, that they might remember nothing is too hard for God, even an Acts 12 miracle, bcoz You are the same yesterday today, and forever – Amen!

        • Jeff

          Wonder why Bristol didn’t post thanking President Obama?

          • TwoLegsGood

            Troll elsewhere.

          • Jeff

            So you think its ethical and moral and CHRISTIAN for children to promote something dishonestly? Maybe you should read your bible a little more closely NoBrains

  • Revo

    If pastor Saeed has done something jeopardizing Iranian’s national security, he should be the price for it. And this Graham should stop poking his nose in other countries’ business.

  • Kristy Patullo

    President Obama recently had a conversation with the President of Iran. Hopefully, Pastor Saeed will be released very soon. Thank you, ACLJ, Bristol, Sarah, Reverend Billy Graham, and all the people who attended the prayer vigils for Pastor Saeed. I truly believe the constant pressure on the President of Iran (and President Obama) is starting to work. I will continue to keep this man and his family in my prayers.