Pastor Mahesh and his wife in the hospital.
Pastor Mahesh and his wife in the hospital.
Sep 26, 2019 • India

Hindu Radicals Beat Pastor at Prayer Meeting

On July 19, Pastor Mahesh was leading a prayer meeting in Tamil Nadu state, when three Hindu extremists entered the building and began to beat him with a metal rod. The pastor, who leads a church of 25 members in another village, has been ministering in the area for five years and recently began leading a prayer meeting on Friday evenings in the village where he was attacked. The pastor was severely beaten before bystanders could protect him from the extremists. He was admitted to a hospital with head wounds and a left shoulder fracture. Pray for Pastor Mahesh’s recovery and for his family while he is unable to work.

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