…We should revel in the joy of believing that God is the sum of all patience and the true essence of kindly good will. We please Him most, not by frantically trying to make ourselves good, but by throwing ourselves into His arms with all our imperfections and believing that He understands everything—and loves us still…” A.W. Tozer
The Girls with an Electric stove
Praise God for His provision…through unexpected sources…Paul’s brother met a sweet Hindu man on a bus and after hearing our girls ’story felt compelled to help us—this is a much needed electric stove from him!
Our little Trisha here (left), 6 getting ready for school in the raining season. Fourteen of our girls are in private school now, all speaking English and Tamil. Trish wants to be a teacher when she grows up. 🙂
Family Camp for our Church members
100 of our core members came for the day enjoying games, Bible studies, food, skits and fun all encouraging the father to engage with his family as well as draw out from members what their needs are, and how we can move forward as a body. The response was moving and very positive. Men were touched as they learned how much it meant to their family’s to take a day out for fun and spirit refreshing. This is not a common goal in our place, we were grateful to see the men rise up, taking initiative in family and church life. Praise God!!
Baptism3 new members were so excited to be baptized after three months of learning what it means to be a true follower of Christ. Pray for their courage and obedience as they are the first and only converts and now “secret believers” in their Hindu families. May their family’s be won over by the amazing love of Christ through their good works, may the Lord empower them with His truth!
*Mat. 5:16; *1 Pet. 2:12; 1Pet. 3:1 *
What Can You Do?
Pray for us!
Pray for our hearts to delight in God above all else, to find our strength in Him. Pray for our unity, for peace for our family, relatives, church, all our staff and short term teams visiting. Pray for our teams and their health. May the Lord be glorified in their service as they come and refresh the believers and leaders in India.
Used Cell Phones!!!
IF by chance you are getting rid of old cell phones–they are GOLDEN for us in India! Not only cell phones, but used lap tops for our girls, for our tutor centers…. the phones will be first to our staff and IF perchance we get extra Paul has friends he can sell them through to go towards our ministry bills–that would be amazing. Your trash is our treasure 😉
These are the phones that work over there:
- Black Berry—Storm, Bold, Torch, and Tour
- HTC GSM Phones
- All GSM Phone
- All T-Mobile and AT&T Phones