India (Mission Network News) — Recently, 50 anti-Christian extremists attacked a congregation of believers as they were worshipping at a church in east India.
Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Mission India heard of the situation after their church planting partner, Biren, was one of the congregation members who was attacked.
The extremists assaulted and beat everyone in the church—including women and children—with sticks and rods.
Erik Morsehead shares, “Extremists demanded that Christians leave the village or they’d face even more dire consequences just for worshipping Jesus. So, fearing for their lives, those Christians fled the village. And with all this going on, the police refused to offer any assistance. In fact, they said the church planter himself, if he continues to lead people to Christ, they will beat him worse than the extremists did.”