India Project 16

“I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.”   - Mahatma Gandhi

God provided an opportunity for us to serve in Southeast Asia this summer; we endeavored to model His kindness and grace.   Above is the “after” shot from a flower-arranging class we presented to teachers at a school for children whose families live in the local slums.                              

God provided an opportunity for us to serve in Southeast Asia this summer; we endeavored to model His kindness and grace.   Above is the “after” shot from a flower-arranging class we presented to teachers at a school for children whose families live in the local slums.                              

Let your good deeds shine out for all to see, so that everyone will praise your heavenly Father. Matthew 5:16
We reprised that class for others in the community noting that a single flower speaks to God’s beauty, love and care for us.  We also volunteered at the school doing English conversation exercises and teacher training, one evening spoke at a faith and work event for the community.

We reprised that class for others in the community noting that a single flower speaks to God’s beauty, love and care for us.  We also volunteered at the school doing English conversation exercises and teacher training, one evening spoke at a faith and work event for the community.

Esther sharing in a sewing class for young women. A sewing skill enables the women to earn a living for their families rather than beg on the streets. English is a real advantage in the social and cultural life of India.

Esther sharing in a sewing class for young women. A sewing skill enables the women to earn a living for their families rather than beg on the streets. English is a real advantage in the social and cultural life of India.

Career Saturday” we shared with students about career options and looking to the Lord in planning for their futures.  For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.  Jeremiah 29:11

Career Saturday” we shared with students about career options and looking to the Lord in planning for their futures.  For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.  Jeremiah 29:11