On Tuesday night we heard a very powerful testimony from a powerful testimony from a former Brahman - the highest caste in Hinduism. He remembers as a child hearing the church near his house singing. As a young man he would burn Bibles for heat in order to heat up water. He would tear up tracts and abuse Christians. He grew up and had a high paying job (huge money!). There came to a time where his partners cheated him and kicked him out of the business. The partners called him a few days later and said he had to pay almost all the money he had, three building and the gold his wife had. After that meeting he said he would call upon the Lord he hated. His financial struggles did not go away, but he had peace in his heart. He remembered the songs he had heard as a child and was converted. His wife came to faith, but his family excommunicated him as a result.
He used to be a man who burned Bibles but now He is a man who owns 14 Bibles and carries it around the proclaim the good news.
He challenged the Hindus there that their trust in idols was useless - he knew because he had been there.
Today is our last full day (Wed). We all preached in the morning. Tonight is a gospel meeting. Darren and Jordan are scheduled to preach.
We are having a wonderful time, but look forward to seeing all of you! Ryan has a little stomach bug - pray for him.
Here is our travel schedule:
3:00-4:00 - Flight to Hyderabad
8:00-10:00 - Flight to Delhi
12:30am-5:30 - Flight to Amsterdam (9 hours)
1:30-3:30pm - Flight to Minneapolis (9 hours)