Sara from Iran

My name is Sara from Iran, and I wanted nothing more than peace and forgiveness after seeing the honor-killing of my neighbor – a young girl who was brutally killed by her father because she had a secret boyfriend.

I became angry, mad, confused and betrayed by a religion I had followed my entire life. I became disillusioned with Islam and started hating God. My life was empty and I had no reason to live.

So one night I went online to search for a quick and relatively painless way to kill myself. But instead I landed on social app with a message that shook me to the core. The post said “Thinking of suicide? God is not dead and He cares for you”.

After much struggle, I replied to the message that was posted by Mohabat TV and after several weeks of deep personal struggle, I decided to follow Jesus. I chose Jesus because in Christian faith a women’s life is valued and the Christian God is not a violent God. I have peace, I have found hope and my life now has a purpose.

Today I lead a secret home group composed of teenage girls who are looking for meaning and purpose in their lives. God is truly love.

One thought on “Sara from Iran

  1. Jennifer says:

    I’m aslo a hindu background girl I acppt Jesus as Lord. But I’m a secret Christian I use to pray at washroom. I’m only 20 yrs old ma parents want me to get marry a hindu boy dey r forcing me idk wt to do😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

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