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Indian Bible Students Beaten for Preaching ‘Foreign Religion’

ICC Note: Christian students witness to leader of Hindu radical group, and in response are beaten and dragged through the street.

By Daniel Blake
11/24/07 India ( – Two Bible college students have been lauded for their Christ-like response to the savage beatings they endured from a mob of anti-Christian extremists in India’s Haryana state earlier in the month.

On Nov. 4, students Vijay and Soman were ministering in Haryana during a school break when they went into a shop to witness to the owner.

According to mission agency Gospel for Asia, the man acted as though he was interested in what they had to say and told them to wait while he found some friends who would also be interested in their literature. Some time later, a crowd of extremists gathered outside of the shop. It later came to light that the shop owner was the leader of a local anti-Christian extremist group… [Go To Full Story]