This news report is almost too painful to read. One can only describe the events as barbaric beyond description, but that is the nature of evil. Arshed Masih did not deny God and was martyred. Pray for his wife and children.
Yesterday, I heard a sermon by David Platt (Brook Hills Church, Alabama). He pointed out, in the course of discussing God and pain that it is our fellow believers who are undergoing the most severe and difficult trials that are the least worried about the problem of God and suffering. He said that, while in Sudan, the Christians who have seen many people raped and murdered would repeat again and again with big smiles on their faces, but God is greater. But God is greater!