Just received this email from KP Yohannan. Urgent need for prayer for this missionary.
One of our
pastors was brutally beaten at his home this weekend and threatened with more
violence if he doesn't leave his village. I ask you to join me in prayer as we
remember that persecution is a daily occurrence for our brothers and sisters
around the world.
Saturday, November 3, Pastor Nirbhay came home after a normal day of sharing
Jesus' love. That evening, members of an anti-Christian group attacked him in
his own home, beating and kicking him. He cried out, asking why they were
are converting people in our village and changing our religion to
Christianity," they responded.
persecutors finished beating him, they left, threatening, "You must leave
this place soon. Otherwise, next time you will not be able to walk and do your
was so severe that Nirbhay suffered a fracture in one of his hands. Pastor
Nirbhay was treated for his injuries at a nearby hospital. He is currently
recovering at home with his wife and three-month-old son.
- Pastor Nirbhay's speedy recovery.
- God to protect his family against any future attack.
- The believers in Nirbhay's congregation to have courage as they follow Jesus.
- God to speak to the hearts of these persecutors, opening their eyes to His
for going to the Father in prayer on behalf of our pastor. God delights in
bringing good out of evil for the furtherance of His kingdom!