A few days before our last trip to Pakistan, we listened to our friend recount, via Skype, the horrors of two attacks on Christian colonies. More than 150 houses were destroyed. At least eight persons were killed.
I only have this recording of his words because I was testing a new small recorder I planned to take on the trip. His chilling words of the destruction are ended with his call to pray for the ones who committed the violence. It is only by God’s grace that the violated can forgive their aggressors. We have the example of Jesus who said as He was dying, “Forgive them, they don’t know what they are doing.”
Click on the photo at left or click on Pakistan: Eyewitness to Violence to see the multimedia piece.