25 ladies from Lafayette, Indiana returned from Calcutta, India this past week with a lot of amazing stories of what God did during their 12 day trip to a place 8000 miles away that seems like another world from the midwest. Watch the video below to check out some of their amazing stories and keep your eyes open for more … Read More
On Sunday, December 15th, we’re inviting everyone connected to First Assembly Community Ministries to participate in our annual Christmas Offering. This is the time of year where we put feet to our faith – where we show our community the love of Jesus. The idea here is that as we buy gifts for other people, we want our largest, most extravagant gift to go … Read More
On Sunday, March 10, 2013, we had two opportunities to hear from Bonnie Long, daughter of storied Assemblies of God missionaries to Calcutta, India. She shed more light on one of the projects we are focused on in our Easter Offering on Sunday, March 31, 2013. “Hope House” is opening with an eye on freeing children from the insidious cycle … Read More
On Sunday, March 10, 2013, we had the opportunity to hear from Bonnie Long, daughter of storied Assemblies of God missionaries to Calcutta, India. She shed more light on one of the projects we are focused on in our Easter Offering on Sunday, March 31, 2013. “Hope House” is opening with an eye on freeing children from the insidious cycle … Read More
Even though I’m surrounded by snow today, I know spring and scenes like the one to the left here are just around the corner. This picture reminds me of a spring ritual my wife Tracy and I had when we had the privilege to live in Belgium. Every spring, we would go for a walk in what the Americans called … Read More
This is the church building we planted a church in Hilversum called Thousand Hills International Church, The Netherlands in 2005-2007! The government actually paid for the new steeple seen here. The congregation will start on the roof next! We were able to make a stopover and see some things in Holland on the way! Sebastiaan van Wessem (left), is pictured … Read More
Just some quick recollections from a visit to a blind school in this part of India. The movie above just gives a glimpse into the school!
Here’s just a quick video diary of what I’ve been up to this week.
Here’s just a quick video to talk a little bit about what I’m doing in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta). I’m here seeing what God is doing through Calcutta Mercy Ministries. Check back for more of these this week!
I found myself with my group heading to a tributary of the Ganges River. It was about 8 in the morning, but I saw a few dozen men in the water bathing in what appeared to be long skirts. Beyond getting clean, they would scoop handfuls of water and pour it over their heads, in a fashion similar to the … Read More
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