21st Class of India Students Graduate with Gladness

Students take an Oath to Gladly Surrender Everything to Jesus... Praise God, the 21st class of students in India commissioned out from twenty-two church planting schools and sewing discipleship schools in November 2021. Excitement and enthusiasm filled the 869 students as they looked to the opportunity to reach out and

Church Planter: Dying Impact

Ministry Leader Reaches Hundreds During Final Months... My husband, Karu, was a church planter who poured his life out for Jesus even unto death. We were married for six years serving Jesus and raising our tiny girl. Karu graduated in the 20th class of church planters in April 2021 and

The Miraculous Gift of a Bicycle for a Church Planter in India

Testimony of a Church Planter in India... I thank the Lord for His call upon my life during this global pandemic crisis. Due to the reduction of our work hours, I am experiencing much pressure to help our family survive. To make a living, I walk or take local transportation

Church Planting Schools: India

India Church Planting Schools Graduate 20th Class Amazingly, at the end of April, the ministry in the SOM India planting network graduated the 20th class of church planters in 20 schools throughout the country. Furthermore, six hundred church planters and two hundred Lighthouse Sewing/Discipleship school workers also graduated for a

Indian Church Planters Share Jesus

Indian Church Planters Pursue Expelled Migrant Laborers... The fruit of their labor... Indian church planters frequently minister to migrant laborers. The migrants are living under tarps on the outskirts of villages. Police forced one migrant family to move further away from the village. The authorities came and burnt down all

A Year in the Life of the India Church Planter

India Church Planter Faces Challenges Firstly, in Acts 13, the Holy Spirit calls out Paul and Barnabas to go into the ministry of church planting. For example, imagine a world, such as India, where almost everyone and everything is against you. In other words, the religious establishment is against you. Meanwhile,

Sewing & Discipleship Schools in India

SOM International India: Mending Old Garments to Refresh as New Empowering Women through Sewing & Discipleship Schools   “Behold I am making all things new.” (Revelation 21:5)   My husband died in 2018 and my life was filled with great distress. Living in my small village in India, I felt

SOM India Graduates 18th Class of Church Planters, Despite COVID

This is one of the biggest days of students’ lives. Born into the rural, largely illiterate villages of India, the prospects of getting an education in the lower castes is extremely rare. Studying for a Christ-centered education opens doors of opportunity, previously unavailable. Therefore, with great celebration 505 church planters

Church Planters in India – Aggressive Snakes an Ongoing Threat

For church planters traversing through the fields in rural India, there’s more to overcome than the oppressive heat, relational conflict, and the daunting persecution… watch, your, step. SOM-India Director Singh reports how church planters regularly encounter snakes as a way of life. Most church planters are common laborers who cut

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