More than 20 years ago, India Gospel League began a program to reach one of the largest segments of India’s population: children. Back in 1997, this initiative, Children’s Gospel Clubs (CGCs), began with a few dozen kids. But this year we estimate 965,000 children will attend clubs across India, Sri Lanka and Nepal!  CGCs is one…

Did you know that three percent of the U.S. population is still unreached? But in India 95 percent of people are still unreached? That means there are over 1.2 billion people in 2,291 people groups* who have yet to hear about Jesus. That’s a really big number and an overwhelming task. That’s why we’re asking you to…

“I have learned the importance of children and importance of loving children,” said Samson, 25, after finishing a recent Children’s Gospel Club (CGC) training. Samson only attended the March training to become a CGC teacher because his mother wouldn’t stop pestering him to go. It’s no exaggeration to say there was no love lost between…

Child Care Update

April 13th, 2018 by | 2 Comments | Posted in Field Updates

A Joyful Feeling Birthdays come once a year. It is an unforgettable day for our children because they are able to get together with their friends and fellow housemates. Their friends greet them and celebrate their special day with them. This was Selvapriya’s experience when she celebrated her 14th birthday on February 3, 2018. She…

World Water Day 2018!

March 20th, 2018 by | | Posted in Featured Update, Field Updates

Did you know 163 million people living in India do not have access to clean water? The World Bank estimates 21 percent of communicable diseases in India are due to unsafe water and hygiene practices. Even more upsetting, in India every year 2.1 million children under five die from the effects of drinking contaminated water.…

When Abirami turned 16, her parents took her out of school and married her off, a common practice in her culture. She was heartbroken. Abirami loved learning, but her parents and new husband told her that further education was no longer necessary – her only job now was to be a wife, mother and homemaker.…

Veerapathran gives his life to God

February 16th, 2018 by | | Posted in Field Updates

Veerapathran once lived a life full of worldly pleasures and desires, doing whatever he pleased. But when he inherited the family business, a furniture shop, he quickly racked up debt as he tried to maintain his worldly lifestyle. Soon the debt collectors were at his door demanding repayment with high interest. Veerapathran brought shame on…

Did We Reach Our Goals? 

February 16th, 2018 by | | Posted in Field Updates

While 2017 brought many wonderful accomplishments, it also came with some challenges. We didn’t reach some of our God-sized goals, mostly due to lack of funding. In particular, while 38 villages received the gift of a Life Center, it was short of the 75 goal. We hoped to saturate 10 new regions with life-giving churches…

Record Number of Water Wells

February 16th, 2018 by | | Posted in Field Updates

Last year, many of you prayed for and gave to provide drinking water to people in need. And because of your persistence, we were able to dig an unprecedented 62 water wells! These wells were dug in drought affected areas, reaching people who used to walk up to six miles each day in search of…

One area of growth brings us (and hopefully you) incredible excitement: 2017 brought us to the edge of planting 100,000 churches! The Lord added 7,318 churches to our number this year! Because of your continual prayers and support, we now have 95,000+ churches planted with more than 1.6 million baptized believers attending. We anticipate celebrating…