In India, Aitwade is a village which is about 45 kilometers from Kolhapur City, Maharashtra. The family of Sakharam and Shakunthala used to conduct a prayer group in that village. They both work in the fields on daily wage basis. They have three children. They were invited to our church and studied the Bible.
Glory, her daughters Leena & Esther and her son Prem are disciples in Bangalore Church. In the past, her mother-in-law, Ramakka, strongly resented her as she was from another faith. But as a Christian, Glory made the most of every opportunity to serve and love her mother-in-law over many years.
The Kannur district is one of the 14 districts in the state of Kerala. Kannur has an urban population of 1.2 Million which is the second largest in Kerala after the Ernakulam district. From ICOC Hotnews.com
In South Asia, from January till March 2011, 193 souls were added by the Lord. Now the membership is 5,292 in 50 churches. In the new mission Nagercoil, planted in January, the power of God is very inspiring.
Shashikant Sakat (48 yrs old) and his wife Varsha Sakat (40) got baptised on the 27th of April 2010. They have four children, the elder son is 23 yrs. Sakat works with the BMC. Hailing from a traditional Christian background, but still involved in idol worship, last year they were earnestly praying for a true fellowship.
The Bangalore Church had yet another invitation service on Sunday the 14th March. It was a fantastic service. The message was powerful and practical. It takes grateful heart, focused heart and a caring heart to build great relationships, this was the essence of the message.
Watch here the skit enacted by two brothers, a conversation between God and a man, about becoming His masterpiece. It touched the heart of many and even brought tears to the eyes of many.