Do you live in a subdivision that has a neighborhood watch? In America, we take this watch to mean that neighbors are looking out for one another, protecting each other from harm. In a Pakistan neighborhood in Lahore, the neighborhood watch has taken the opposite turn.
According to this report, Ahmed Bhatti has organized Muslims in the Walton Road neighborhood to force Christians there either to convert, to leave their homes, or to die. From the story,
Ahmed Bhatti on his microphone was shouting, ” I am giving Christians this invitation to convert to Islam otherwise they will face consequences” while announcement was made gathering of Muslims were raising Islamic Slogans.
There’s an invitation you just can’t refuse! One Christian pastor–Rev. Dr. Jamil Nasir–recounts the horror his family faced while he was away at a meeting. His wife was left to calm the screaming, panic-stricken children who were frightened by a group of Muslims gathered outside the house chanting threats.
I have a hard time imagining what this must be like for the residents of the neighborhood. Certainly, they need our prayers. What do you think you would do if your neighborhood were overrun by Muslims demanding that you convert or die?