"I am concerned. I know God is in control of everything. I still have hope that God would open the doors for us. Being deep-rooted Christian, I am unable to compromise Christ for the sake of donations in India."
(Editor's Note to friends of Big Family Mission and New Hope for Children Orphanages: Pastor George recently wrote to us asking for prayer. It is difficult for us to imagine the political and spiritual battles that he faces daily. Will you please join with us in praying for Pastor George and his family and his ministry? We share his letter below. As Pastor expresses, he is in the middle of a financial crisis. If you feel led to make a gift to help Pastor George shed the Light and Love of Christ in India, you will find a link to our online donation page at the bottom of this posting. Thank you!)
Greetings to you in Christ name!
I humbly thank you for everything that you are doing towards New Hope for Children Orphanages and Helping Hands India.
I thank God for your partnership: your partnership lifted the condition and situation of Helping Hands India ministries. God heard our prayers and extended the grace and hope.
We thank Big Family Mission which obeyed the call of the Lord and begun to cater the needs of HHI children, especially finding sponsors and helping us to build Rajoli Children’s Home.
Through BFM God sent the Scott family who brought blessings, smiles and happiness in the lives of HHI ministries.
We are very much grateful and honored to have your care and concern towards HHI ministries.
|Pastor George and his wife minister to children in tribal village|
Now, HHI being a Christian organization, it is getting difficult to raise funds locally. (The Karnataka State is ruled by Fundamental Hindu Party.)
I am facing lots of problems and struggle. Recently, I pledged my wife’s family jewelry and took a loan, but God blessed us during the recent visit of the Scott family and we were able to pay the loan.
Because we have not been able to raise funds locally, this month has become a total crisis for us.
I thank God for last month’s funds from BFM and Scott’s family. Somehow we could take care of the month but this month I only could receive
I could pay only rents, medicals, electrical, milk, water, vegetables, and for some of children’s education expenses.
But I still have to take care for almost $5,000 in expenses.
I am concerned. I know God is in control of everything. I still have hope that God would open the doors for us. Being deep-rooted Christian. I am unable to compromise Christ for the sake of donations in India.
I haven’t paid salaries to staff yet. Of course they are too in need of funds to take care their personal needs.
Pastors and widows depend only on our honorarium; I have no words for them.
I have no one to share with but you. I thank God because apart from Him, He has given me grace to share with you. All these days I just kept these struggles within me and sometimes burnt out. I need your prayers. As I was praying, I am moved to share with you.
Thanks for standing along. We are grateful.
Please pray, care, and suggest.
You are in our prayers.
Yours in His Mission,