"GO INTO ALL THE WORLD AND PREACH THE GOSPEL" --MARK 16:15

India Updates

We Need Your Prayers…

[Chicago, Illinois] — The flight from Chennai was, I suppose, uneventful.  I was asleep before we left the ground and did not wake up until we were approaching Frankfurt!  After a couple of hours in the Lufthansa lounge there, we had another smooth flight to Chicago, where we are now sitting in yet, another lounge. …

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Heading Home!

Thursday, 19 July 2012 [Chennai, India] — This morning I awoke to learn that my wife had spent most of yesterday in the hospital back home where she was eventually diagnosed with kidney stones.  I was happy to hear her voice following a message from a friend back home.  I hope you will pray for…

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Visit to a Hindu Temple

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 [Chennai, India] — The ministry here continues to progress smoothly.  Outside the occasional electrical disruption, which renders our sound equipment useless, we have not encountered any physical problems.  The rains that seem to come each night have always ended by the time for us to do ministry in the schools.  God…

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The Ministry Intensifies

[Chennai, India]  It’s Tuesday night as I am writing this blog and I am happy to report that we have now seen over 5,600 individuals indicate their decision for Christ.  Today began with a very large, “Christian” school.  We listened to the students recite the Lord’s Prayer and go through other rituals.  However we were…

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The Work of the Gospel Continues!

[Chennai, India]  The work of the Gospel continues!  Thus far we have shared the Gospel with over 3,500 individuals in schools, churches, and in open-air venues.  Over half of them have indicated that they prayed to receive Jesus Christ.  (One this initial project, we are only conducting two school programs each day.) While God knows…

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The Gospel Prevails!

[Chennai, India] — Saturday was a long, eventful day for our team.  We left our hotel before 6am and traveled three hours (through heavy rain storms) into more remote areas of the country, where we were scheduled to speak in two different evangelistic rally settings and conduct baptism services. When we arrived in the village…

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Sharing the Gospel with Indian School Children

[Chennai, India] –The sights, sounds, and smells of this vast city bring back memories of days gone by, but also point us to the task at hand.  The streets are teeming with people — more than I ever remember seeing in any one place.  There are people from nearly all socioeconomic groups here, but the…

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Evangelism Begins Today!

[Chennai, India} –It’s Friday morning here  and after a pretty full night of rest we have welcomed a new day!  The view out of my window shows me the skyline of this large city and reminds me of all the possibilities which are ahead. I see people praying at the shrines, others quietly meditating under…

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Graciousness – Gratitude – Generosity

I awoke this morning on the final approach to the Frankfurt (Germany) International Airport.  The overnight flight from the US afforded us with the opportunity of rest, in anticipation of the work that is ahead of us.  Both Jeff and I slept well on the flight. Now I sit in the Lufthansa lounge overlooking one…

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