Date:                             January 17, 2023


“Deny Jesus or leave.”

That was the devastating message thousands of Christians living in the tribal communities across Chhattisgarh, India, received in December.  

Days after the new year, mobs stormed through Chhattisgarh, mercilessly beating Christians, including women, children and the elderly. They burned property, scattered the believers and warned them they should never return.

We have a unique opportunity to meet the needs of these persecuted believers in India and help deliver emergency relief and support when they need it most.

Today, nearly 2,000 Christians in India have sought shelter in stadiums, churches, and relatives' homes. They have lost all worldly possessions because they follow Jesus, not the tribal religion. 

According to our partners, so far, 20-25 churches have been burned down in the region, along with 40-45 Christian homes.

“We need to help these believers with urgent food aid, medical treatment and shelter,” Rajah, our partner on the ground, shares. 
This attack is hardly an isolated incident in Chhattisgarh. Our source shared that these attacks started in October and have been intensifying. Our partners expect these attacks to worsen unless the government steps in to protect these believers.

The time for us to act is now. 

I’m asking you to stand with your brothers and sisters under attack in India. Would you help give emergency relief to persecuted Christians in Chhattisgarh today?

Thank you in advance for your prayers and support on behalf of our persecuted family. I’m so thankful for your partnership in this critical mission to strengthen the Church when we need it most.

In Christ,
David Curry
Global Christian Relief