Pastor Thought Dead Comes Back to Life After Savage Beating by Hindu Radicals

(Reuters)

As Hindu radicals continue to wreak havoc on the Indian Christian population, one miraculous story of survival has emerged.

Pastor Tilak is known for his staggeringly effective evangelism ministry—having led some 40 families to Christ. Unfortunately, that put him in the crosshairs of the Naxalites, a Hindu communist insurgency group that wants to eradicate Christianity from India and a revolutionary rule in accordance with its Maoist ideals.

It wasn't long before the faithful follower of Jesus was captured by the violent group, before being mercilessly beaten," according to Open Doors USA. "Will you leave your Christian faith or not?" they asked him, offering to cease the punishment if he renounced his faith in Jesus.

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