News From Shining Light

The Shining Light program continues to help care for children in India.  Because of the faithful and generous donations of our sponsors, warm clothes were given to Shining Light children in the churches of Bamori and Badkuan in Sagar area.  Children here who are a part of the program presented special songs and recited Bible verses. Families [...]

New Hope Events

The New Hope children got to go fishing. They enjoyed catching small fish with the help of mosquito net from two small ponds in the ACCTS campus where they live. All the children then got involved in cleaning the fish and with some additional fish from the market, they enjoyed fish curry in the evening. Neelam [...]

Evangelist Called Home

Please join us in praying for the family and friends of Evangelist Ruel Masih who went to be with the Lord February 4, 2019. He suffered from cardiac problems and had been receiving help from the mission with his treatment. He worked with the mission at Bhatri Church in Takhatpur area in the state of [...]

Supporter Visits

The Mission has been busy with guests from the US. In late 2018, Brothers Fish Robinson and Will Cooper from Community Church Oxford of Oxford, MS and Sister Amy Newberry from Skyline Church in Oklahoma City, Ok came to visit the Mission. Brother Fish and Brother Will both spoke several times at some of the [...]

Evangelist’s wife and son attacked

Recently Evangelist Haran's wife was trying to organize a Shining Light Program. While she was visiting different homes to invite children to the program, she faced stiff opposition from some people who were not liking the outreach and started to be verbally abused. She called her son to come and pick her up since Evangelist [...]

Ministry Needs

Every season the Ministry recognizes a specific need for the children and families in villages that are being reached by our evangelists in their Church planting efforts. Currently it is very cold in India and there is an urgent need for blankets. Please consider sending a donation to help us bring warmth to the cold [...]

Church Plant – Bilaikhar

A New Church plant has been established at Bilaikhar. It began at sister Sush’s residence where people started gathering for weekly prayer meetings. Sister Sush comes from an orthodox non-Christian family. The mission’s evangelist met her at the weekly market when he was distributing tracts to people. She asked the evangelist to pray for her [...]

Church Plant – Galla Mandi

About 25 to 30 people have started attending worship at the New Church plant in Gaila Mandi. Doors were opened by a man named Badi who worked as a laborer, mending old roofs of small houses made of earthen tiles. One day while he was mending the roof of the mission’s evangelist at Makronia in [...]

New Preaching Point

Mission’s evangelists are continually encouraged to explore new places where the Gospel is still not being preached and reach the people there with the message of love and hope. A new village Dumunah about 8 k.m. from Bhubaneshwar, which is the capital city of the state of Odisha, has been identified as a preaching point. [...]

Brother Gaj

Gaj's decision to accept Jesus Christ as his Savior resulted in his own family turning against him. His father, Nirb, joined with the extremists and charged the mission’s evangelist for converting Gaj to a Christian. Nirb, along with the extremists, attacked his own son’s house, beat him up badly and stabbed him in his stomach. Gaj remained [...]