Missionary Attacked on The Way to Church
-- Gospel for Asia-supported missionary Jethu Monin was attacked by
anti-Christian extremists while he was walking to church on Sunday. They
badly injured Jethu, and he is now recovering.
serves in an area dominated by people who worship the gods and goddesses of
their traditional religions. Many of the devotees of these religions are
fearful as they see the once-faithful choose to give their hearts to Christ.
attackers left Jethu badly beaten, and they had one message for him:
should not conduct Christian prayer meetings in this area," the attackers
demanded that he leave or face more extreme consequences.
not the first time that the 25-year-old missionary had faced persecution.
When he and his family chose to follow Christ, their own village expelled
has compassion for the men who beat him. He understands their point of view
because he used to be one of them. Jethu and his family were staunch
believers and followers of this same traditional religion. Then Jethu heard
about the love of Jesus from a Bible college student. By this time, he had
already grown discouraged because of many problems in his life, which his
gods and goddesses didn't seem to care about.
parents were shocked to see their son's transformation into a joyful person.
They soon followed in the footsteps of Christ, too. This caused quite an
uproar in their village.
tried to convert us back into the former religion. As they could not change
our decision to follow Jesus, they threatened us and expelled us from the
village," Jethu explained. "At this time of turmoil, God became our strength
and courage who kept us safe in His hands."
has followed Christ wholeheartedly ever since. They are now praying for the
men who attacked Jethu, that they will come to know Christ.
church also asks for prayer for his complete healing and that this incident
will not cause him any discouragement.
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