John 8:12 12 Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”
The majority of Christians in the rapidly growing church in North and Central India are first-generation believers. Most of these emerging churches are in poor communities and suffer from a shortage of Bibles for even adult members, Children’s ministries in these impoverished areas are either very basic or not present at all. Although women and children make up the highest percentage of worshippers at church services, few resources and programs exist to help them build their faith and knowledge.
This is what Opendoors quote in their june 2016 prayer update
Since 2004 they distribute Children Bibles and other books to help Sunday school teachers.
“It is a sight to see when a child who has never had his or her own Bible holds a colourful children’s Bible for the first time,” a a staff member recounts. “Normal Bibles do not appeal to children, because they are all text format with no pictures. It not only helps to create an interest in the Bible, but is also a great tool in teaching them the truths of God’s Word in a way that they can understand.”
Most of these impoverished, rural churches cannot afford to buy Bibles. And so, overcoming the challenges of traveling to remote regions, crossing through dense forests and rugged terrain, the Open Doors team distributed 3,730 Children’s Bibles in villages throughout 20 different districts and states during 2013, in addition to Sunday school materials and other literature.
Owning a copy of a Bible is a dream come true for these children….
We total agree with Opendoors and many other organizations that this is important!
Via GodlovesYadav.org we have distributed also many booklets like the Jesus Story booklet because of your help! Is it not wonderful that many organizations can work side by side in the effort to reach the unreached? We are thankful for Opendoors and others who take their part but we are also thankful that we can still count on partners , like you ,who help us to distribute the Story of Jesus via GodlovesYadav.org.
The Story of Jesus, a perfect booklet for children with colorful pictures and minimal text. You can take a look at the sample here: http://www.davidccook.org/soj/assets/hindi_soj.pdf
Please pray for the finances needed to print at least 10,000 copies in Hindi. (2900 US Dollar = 2000 Euro)
Pray and feel free to donate when God speaks to you to do so.
God blessed all of us to be a blessing!