Hindus managed to disrupt a church in western Nepal, but others are still worshipping.
Hindus managed to disrupt a church in western Nepal, but others are still worshipping.
Dec 06, 2018 • Nepal

Church Disbands Because of Hindu Persecution

The Pakhluwa Eternal Life Church in Palpa district, western Nepal, grew to 30 members in nine months before high-caste Hindus began to object. At first the Hindus complained about the guitar and drums the Christians used for worship music. But when the church quit using musical instruments in worship, the Hindus began demanding that the church stop celebrating the Lord’s Supper. The Christians then opted to travel to another church 30 miles away to celebrate Communion with other believers once a month. Community opposition continued, until finally the church members decided to start meeting in homes instead of their church building. Attendance fell by half, until the church disbanded in November. According to the overseeing pastor, Nepali Hindus have been influenced in recent years by Hindu extremist from India. Pray that these believers will regain the courage to meet for fellowship.

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