Pastor Beaten Unconscious in New Delhi, India
October 22, 2012
We thank our friends at Morning Star News for this important news coming out of India concerning pastor Lal Mani Prasad of Immanuel Believers Fellowship who was beaten for approximately 30 minutes. The pastor's son also was beaten and his hand was broken. You can read the full story here.
Here's a snip:
Police slow to respond to Hindu extremist attack.
Special to Morning Star News
NEW DELHI, October 20 (Morning Star News) – Hindu extremists attacked a pastor and his family at their home in North West Delhi on Sunday morning (Oct. 14), continuing to beat him even after he fell unconscious, according to area Christians.
Samuel Prasad said about 10 extremists began by hurling stones and woodblocksat the house of his father, pastor Lal Mani Prasad of Immanuel Believers Fellowship, at about 7 a.m. in the Naya Bans area of Narela. Two men then broke into the house and started to verbally abuse them for their faith in Christ, before beating both father and son.
“They used a steel water bucket to hit my father on his head,” Samuel Prasad, 21, who suffered a broken hand, told Morning Star News. “They continued beating my father even after he passed out, and he was soaked in blood.”
The attack lasted about 30 minutes.
The pastor received 18 stitches on his head, said the Rev. Rajesh Jonathan Singh, a Christian leader in the area
Please keep these believers in prayer and pray for those who are persecuting them.