“Lord Teach Us to Pray”

October 25th, 2016 by | | Posted in Field Updates, Opportunities

“Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.” Luke 11:1 Pastors and leaders from across India eagerly anticipate the annual training conference in Salem, Tamil Nadu next month. It is a time of both biblical instruction and vital fellowship as they soak up teachings from the Word of God, encourage one another and [. . .]

The church in South Asia is growing exponentially (adding nearly 1,000 churches to their number every month). This explosive growth requires ongoing leadership development and training, vital for the sustainability of the indigenous church. In August, in response to this great need, a poor, persecuted church living and operating in Southeast Asia committed to sacrificially [. . .]

The Power of Prayer

October 17th, 2016 by | 1 Comment | Posted in Field Updates, Opportunities

There is only One who is able to answer our prayers for redemption, healing and salvation: the Lord Almighty, the Alpha and Omega. Even though there is no one else who has the power to answer prayer, many hundreds of thousands still plead in desperation to statues built by man, crying out for answers. One [. . .]

The Ganges River has risen higher than ever this August, flooding houses, crops and roads. Monsoon rains have battered Northern India affecting the states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh the worst, killing approximately 200 people and displacing 300,000. More than 200 relief camps have sprung up in neighboring states to accommodate 115,000 evacuees. Nearly 200,000, [. . .]

When Jesus walked the earth, he repeatedly said, “My time has not yet come.” Then, when the right – opportune – time came, he said, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.” (John 12:23) Jesus had a “Kairos moment” (an opportune time) at the end of his life – the [. . .]

After twenty years of providing affordable health care to thousands of patients, it was time to reassess the role Sharon Hospital currently plays in the community and determine how we can best extend God’s love in the future. What are the pressing needs of the health care industry in India today? Are there areas of [. . .]

Children’s Gospel Clubs have begun, and are already bursting at the seams with 800,000 children enrolled and more requesting to be a part of the clubs every day. Children’s Gospel Clubs or CGCs (India Gospel League’s version of Vacation Bible School combined with weekly Sunday School) are one of the fastest growing ministries within India [. . .]

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind…”  Romans 12:2 At India Gospel League we know that 5,000 Bibles is not just a number, but represents 5,000 individuals, families and even whole villages whose lives may be supernaturally changed by reading the Word of God. [. . .]

Every spring a new round of Children’s Gospel Clubs (CGCs) begins, which introduces the chance to share Jesus with more children who have not yet heard the gospel. Last year, 750,000 children attended a CGC! “I came to know about Jesus Christ through the Children’s Gospel Club. My parents used to quarrel often. We had no [. . .]

Have you ever noticed how easy it is to obtain a Bible in the U.S.A.? They are everywhere! Owning your first Bible is as simple as stopping by the local bookstore or purchasing one online from the comfort of your couch. There are numerous Bible apps available to download to your phone and you can [. . .]