The Voice of the Martyrs is reporting in their August 22, 2006 e-mail newsletter that a Hindu mob framed a local pastor for “forcible conversion.” Thankfully, no one was hurt in the incident.

The full article is below.

(Compass Direct)
August 14th, when Vinod Karsal, pastor at the Assembly of God Church in Jabalpur, visited another pastor to pray for him, a mob of 45 to 50 people gathered outside the house, and began shouting anti-Christian chants and broke in. Unable to find the Bible the pastors had hidden, the Hindu extremists planted gospel tracts in the glove compartment of Karsal’s scooter and police soon arrived to arrest him for “forcible conversion.” Police held him until 11:30 p.m., until raging crowds outside the station baying for the pastor had dispersed.

Ask our Father to defend all these faithful believers who want to please Him. Pray the perpetrators of these crimes will know Christ’s love, forgiveness and blessing through the lives of the Christians. Pray God will heal all injured in mind and body, blessing them through their suffering with His strength.