1,000-Member Mob Destroys Indian Church Building

Indian Church gfaNearly 1,000 people rallied on August 25 to destroy the construction site of a church led by Gospel for Asia pastor Tanvir. They proceeded to beat the pastor and other believers as well.

The congregation in North India had recently resumed construction on the church building after opposition halted their plans two years ago. Only the roof remained unfinished when slanderous rumors were spread around the village, accusing the Christians of culturally offensive actions.

That afternoon, people who had heard the rumors visited the site of the church building and asked the pastor and workers to stop construction.

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