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A church in India destroyed, brick by brick by 1000 of the town’s people and they beat the pastor, his mother and congregants

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Mission Network News shares a lot of stories of angry mobs attacking churches. There are so many incidents that sometimes one blurs into another.

This time, though, it feels more personal.

A story from Gospel For Asia shares an attack on a church in Haryana State, located in northern India. K. P. Yohannan, Gospel for Asia’s (GFA) founder and president, says while the state doesn’t have an anti-conversion law on the books, the antagonism toward Christians is so strong that it’s nearly palpable.

First of all, the congregation went through the proper channels for building a church. Usually, people will leave the building alone because, as Yohannan puts it, “No one wants to damage the building because of the religious sentiment of the people.”

This church group got the permits they needed and began building. “The believers themselves give of their labor, working hard day and night…

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