New believers must be secretly baptized, like this man was in a shower.
Though Iranians have faced political and economic crises in recent months, Christian workers report that they are more open to the gospel than before.
Evangelists in Iran say that for every ten people they speak to about Christ, six or seven are ready to respond. “At no point before has Iran been so eager and ready to hear the message of the gospel,” a ministry leader said. He said there are also many secret followers of Christ in the country who have not openly declared their faith.