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Day 11 Mission to Minister to the Persecuted Church

Teach Stand Firm in Nellore, Andra Pradesh

Time: October 23 at 10:30 pm ā€“ October 24 4:30 am CDT (October 24 9:00 am ā€“ 3:00 pm India)

Nellore Stand Firm Pastors Conference

Nellore Pastors Conference
Pastors at Nellore Stand Firm Pastors Conference

We had a great day of ministry in Nellore, Andra Pradesh today. There were about 160 pastors present today. They were very receptive to the teaching of the Word. We expect more tomorrow. Thank you for your prayers. God has graciously given me the physical strength to teach all day in 90 degree heat with no air conditioning. Caleb has been a great blessing and help. Pray for him as he has developed a cold. Raja and Sheeba are the glue that holds this all together working with the local pastors who have coordinated and organized it.

Here are a few photos of the day.

Nellore Pastors Conference Ward and Pastor John my interpreter
Pastor John the interpreter and Ward teaching.
Nellore Pastors Conference discussion time
Pastors during discussion time.
Nellore Pastors Leadership
Pastoral Leadership Team getting ready for registration.

Please continue to pray for good communication between me and Pastor John my interpreter. I try to have a lot of crowd interaction and he often thinks my questions are rhetorical. Even with that it is clear the pastors are understanding the truths even though I am challenging them to think in new, biblically based, categories.

Thanks so much for your prayers. Tomorrow after the seminar we drive back to Chennai to spend the night before Caleb and I fly to Egypt for two more Stand Firm Conferences there.

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My journey of faith started when I was nine years old when I realized that Jesus died and rose again to pay for my sins. At the age of thirteen I felt the call of God on my life for ministry.

I have been fortunate to work in the marketplace for over ten years and in full-time Christian ministry for over thirty years.

My passion is to teach God's Word in such a way that it is easy to understand and so that God uses it to bring about life change in those who hear it.

It is my greatest joy to see God work through me to produce fruit for His glory!

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