On October 16, 2017, Christianity was, in many ways, forced underground in Nepal. A bill that had been circling the branches of government in Nepal for three years was finally passed and ratified by the president. This bill allows for criminal action to be taken against evangelists. With only 1.2 percent of the population professing [. . .]

870,000 Children Heard About Jesus

October 26th, 2017 by | | Posted in Field Updates

We praise God that this summer 870,000 children attended Children’s Gospel Clubs and heard about Jesus, some for the very first time! This children’s discipleship program started 15 years ago with a plan to reach 2,000 kids. But we never imagined the reach it would have as God blessed this program and exceeded our goals [. . .]

There are PLENTY of things vying for our attention of church leaders – so, why should mission and vision trips be a on our priority list? 1. Mission trips expose us to new networks. It is really easy in church life to get caught up in the here-and-now challenges we face – the way our [. . .]

Small Church Adopts Small Village

October 26th, 2017 by | | Posted in Field Updates

“God moves people, changes people’s hearts. [The people in my church] are injected with excitement every time they hear the updates [from the church we support in India]. We want to do whatever it takes to make that church successful,” Neil said enthusiastically. Neil Brooks, along with several others from his local church, participated in [. . .]

Take a Trip with India Gospel League

October 23rd, 2017 by | | Posted in Field Updates

What can I expect from a missions trip with IGL? India Gospel League welcomes visitors who want to see firsthand how God is using IGL to reach the lost in South Asia. Trips offered include Eyewitness, Medical, Veterinary, and Leadership Training for pastors, women and youth. To experience the full scope of the ministry, we [. . .]

Imagine only one in four people in your congregation having access to a Bible. Or not having the opportunity to order one online or pick one up at the local bookstore. Pastor Thomas’ church was exactly in this position. Only 15 of the 65 people in Pastor Thomas’ congregation had their own copy of God’s [. . .]

“I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.” Matthew 16:18 That’s a great question, and an all-important one to answer. But it is necessary to first ask these questions: What is “The Church”? What is the purpose of “The Church”? What is our role in “The Church”? This November, [. . .]

“After so many problems and trials we are glad to see this great day,” Pastor Abel reflected as he stood before the Life Center being dedicated. After nearly five long years of opposition and persecution, Abel’s church in the heart of Sri Lanka is finally finished. In December 2013, a generous partner from Canada was [. . .]

As a young child, Madhavan was abandoned on the doorstep of a government building. He grew up never knowing his parents and moving from facility to facility. At age 14, while experiencing severe abdominal pain, he was referred to India Gospel League’s (IGL) Sharon Hospital, located on IGL’s mission base in Salem. Soon he was diagnosed [. . .]

A whole village for jesus

September 15th, 2017 by | | Posted in Field Updates

Jesus told us in the beginning, “If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you.” (John 15:20) He warned us that it would not be easy to follow him. When proclaiming the Good News, we may be rejected by our family, our friends, our coworkers, and even by strangers. Pastor S. Rao faced this rejection [. . .]