The Author

Mark Howard works with Elam Ministries, an organization founded in 1990 by Iranian church leaders with a mission to strengthen and expand the church in the Iran region and beyond. Mark also serves on the advisory board of Rooted and has a chapter in Gospel-Centered Youth Ministry (Crossway, 2016).

Politics in America and the Church in Iran

God’s plans won’t be thwarted by the Islamic regime or the new president of the United States—whoever wins.

The Story of Iran’s Church in Two Sentences

More Iranians have become Christians in the last 20

Seduction and the Cost of Saying ‘No’

Let’s not minimize the danger of our culture’s seduction,

5 Reasons You Can Teach Revelation to Youth

Revelation can help youth more faithfully orient their lives

How to Prepare Youth to Endure Hostility

It’s no wonder that many youth (and their parents)