E-NEWS LETTER DECEMBER 2021

INTERUPTION AT CHRISTMAS We have tremendously high expectations of Christmas. We want everything to be perfect. We have pictures in our minds of children playing, church choirs singing, and people smiling and getting along. But often it is not that way. It is supposed to be, as the song says, “the most wonderful time of…

OBSERVANCE OF INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

The theme of International Youth Day 2021 is, “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health,” with the aim of highlighting that the success of such a global effort will not be achieved without the meaningful participation of young people. International Youth Day was observed in all our offices by following the special…

OBSERVANCE OF NATIONAL PROTEST DAY

We are aware that on the 10th of August every year, we remember our demand to include Dalit Christians and Dalit Muslims in the Scheduled Caste list. This year, we have designated it as the National Protest Day to protest against this injustice meted out to a section of Indian citizens. You are also aware…

“INDIAN CHRISTIAN DAY”

July 3rd is the traditionally observed as the martyrdom day of Apostle St. Thomas, Apostle of India, and disciple of Lord Jesus Christ, who arrived in India in 52 AD and was martyred near Chennai in 72 AD.  On this day we celebrate the person and message of Lord Jesus Christ that was brought first to…

“TEARS IN A BOTTLE”

“You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.” (Psalm 56:8 NLT) Today we are here with a heavy heart. We are here to grieve. We are here to cry. We are here to seek guidance from God to cope…

DARKNESS TO LIGHT

The story of Paul’s conversion on the road to Damascus is told by Luke in three places in the Acts of the Apostles in chapters nine, twenty-two and twenty-six. In Acts twenty-six, Paul, a prisoner awaiting to be sent to Rome for trial looks back on his life and ministry and tells King Agrippa, “And…