Militant Buddhist monks in Sri Lanka sometimes organize against Christians.
Militant Buddhist monks in Sri Lanka sometimes organize against Christians.
Aug 29, 2019 • Sri Lanka

Buddhist Monks Threaten Pastor

As Christians worshipped inside their Assemblies of God church in Gampaha District on June 6, 12 Buddhist monks organized a demonstration outside. When the pastor called police, they arrived, but they also brought the monks and the assembled crowd inside the church with them. The monks and government officials threatened the pastor and his wife. They also questioned them about their religious activities for about three hours. Before the crowd dispersed, the monks demanded that the pastor stop all religious activities. Pray for the pastor to have wisdom and discernment as he leads his congregation through this difficult time.

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