Wait, how many?
We got the official report from Pastor Praveen-- over Easter weekend, across the Southeast region of India,
898,657 Indians were baptized into new life in Christ!
Having met with pastors and given their lives to Christ, hundreds of thousands registered to be baptized and publicly announce their new, transformed lives serving only Christ! Over there, it's tradition to be baptized on Easter, so thousands of pastors worked hard to make it happen! Trekking through the forest to remote villages, hundreds of of pastors were stopped and had to relocate the baptism sites, but the work of the Lord cannot be stopped! The Gospel continues to spread rapidly, and we praise the LORD for these brave men taking the Good News with them everywhere they go!
Becoming a Christian, and following in believer's baptism, may mean being shunned from their families or villages, it may mean a new target on their backs from radical, violent RSS groups who want all of India to convert back to Hinduism... but what it DOES always mean is that they now have the eternal hope and peace found only in our Lord Jesus Christ, Savior of the World, Risen Messiah!
Hallelujah! What a celebration!
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