Tag Archives: Christ

Joint heirs

God is moving among the Bhil people in southern Gujarat.  People in several churches have been learning not only how to share their faith, but also how to teach others to share the Good News.  A tribal group and mostly … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage is not required in the Hindu religion, but still millions will make pilgrimage every year.  For over 2000 years, Hindus have been journeying to holy places, wanting to look upon the ‘god’ or seek a boon.  It is not … Continue reading

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Preparing to Celebrate

Navratri is a nine day celebration of the goddess Durga of the Hindu religion. This year the festival starts on October 5.  In Gujarat, this is a major festival and is celebrated with great enthusiasm by almost everyone, not just … Continue reading

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Jains

“And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:32 There are over 5 million Jains worldwide, and close to 1 million of them live in Gujarat.  Jains follow the religion of Jainism, an Indian religion … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day, India!

  So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed. John 8:36  On August 15, 1947, India became completely independent. The Indian flag was approved on July 22, and introduced to the Indian nation on August 15, … Continue reading

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Setting their hopes

1 Timothy 6:17 As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy.  Higher caste Hindus–those who are rich, educated, … Continue reading

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The ends of the earth

Psalm 22:27  All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the LORD, and all the families of the nations shall worship before you. The people of Gujarat are spread throughout the world.  Pray that as they encounter … Continue reading

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