India

New Advent Prayer Cards!

We are pleased to share a brand new resource – a set of Advent Prayer Cards. These prayer cards feature prayer requests from our overseas missionaries, Partners in Mission, and prayer points related to other global concerns. Here are some suggestions for using the prayer cards: -Put the cards in a jar on your dresser,…

SMT India – Update #5

Our fifth and final full week was filled with more fun at three new schools and adventures at the Queen of Hills. Monday and Tuesday we were able to meet two new sets of children. Each school had children full of joy and who kept us laughing the whole time. We quickly became attached to…

SMT India – Update #4

This week for Team India has been a week full of new and powerful personal connections. On Monday we finally got to meet and speak with the family that lives next to us. They are absolutely spectacular people and make us feel like we have true family here in India. The family is so compassionate…

SMT India – Update #3

Another action-packed week started with visiting the boys and girls hostels on Monday. At the girls hostel Mai Khou did an awesome job leading a five pedal paper flower craft. Additionally we were able to teach them the Cupid shuffle and the cha-cha slide. At the boys hostel we enjoyed each other’s company so much…

SMT India – Update #2

This past week has been an amazing blessing for team India! We’ve spent each day at a school, meeting, teaching, laughing, and dancing with a new group of children. The language barrier hardly interferes with the activities we do with the children because we are all so willing to learn from each other and we…

India Team – Update #1

This week has been both fun and challenging. On Wednesday we touched down in India, and since that point there has not been a dull moment. Our first day we got acquainted with our town and living quarters. On the second day we went out to the local school of the Salvation Army and visited…

The Persecuted Church: Sympathy to Empathy (part 1)

by Kristin Caddy For many years I’ve read bulletin inserts about the Persecuted Church, listened to Voice of the Martyrs news reports, participated in the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church, and been aware that there are Christians around the world that are oppressed because of their faith in Jesus.  I had sympathy…

Christmas Joy in India

The true JOY of Christmas comes from the good news of the birth of the Messiah King, the baby Jesus. He is the one who brings JOY to this season. How each of us celebrate that JOY is unique. We each have our own traditions and expectations for this holiday. We’d like to share some…