Convert or Be Damned?

If somebody's fallen in love with the Word and wishes to be a part of a fellowship, let them be. Let the bindis be. Let the jewelry, the clothes, the sacred threads, the idols be.

Convert or Be Damned?

India has seen a spate of attacks against various people groups – the minorities, so to speak, in recent times. The Dalits, Muslims, Christians, women have all been a target of it. Activists, for instance, have been protesting the purification of the main shrine of a temple because a woman entered it. A Dalit family […]

Death Threats, Forced Conversions of Christians Cited in India

Death Threats, Forced Conversions of Christians Cited in India

Heightened hostilities against Christians in India that began late last year continued through a hot summer, with Hindu extremists threatening Christians and forcing them to “reconvert” to Hinduism, church leaders said. In Rajasthan in the northwest, 10 Christian families in Nakhnool village, near Alwar, have fled after intolerant Hindus harassed and threatened to kill them, […]