The armed men raided the church claiming the land belonged to them and demanded everyone leave. They ransacked the church by destroying the main gate and portions of the wall.
Religious persecution is very prevalent in Pakistan. In its recently released 2020 report, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom revealed that nearly 80 individuals remain imprisoned in Pakistan for blasphemy, with at least half facing a life sentence or death.
Pakistan is the fifth largest country in the world by population with little witness for Christ. Please pray for the people of Pakistan and that God would raise up more laborers.