Persecuted for preaching the gospel in Bhopal, India.
30 Jan 2006
Bhopal. Sun, 29 Jan 2006. Miss Angela Francis, daughter of Pastor In charge of Hallelujah church writes "There was a prayer meeting in one of the houses of our church members 28 Saturday. The meeting had just begun at 9:45am.There were around 25 people gathered for the meeting. We were singing songs and some fanatics (around 30 people) started throwing stones on the house and they got into the house, they had sticks and rods in their hands and when told not to get into the house they dragged Pastor Iwin Pereira threw him on the floor and started beating him and he`s got a fracture on his hand. There was a guest speaker from outside the city Pastor Kishore Sadhwani, he`s got hurt on the head, has a fracture on the hand and has been admitted in the hospital. My father, Pastor Sam Francis also has been beaten badly on both of his legs and hands and his left eye has been injured. Around 8 people have been injured. Please pray for our city, for the people who have been a victim of this incident so that they may recover soon"