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Hindu World Prayer Guide (15 Days of Prayer)

Over one billion people across the world follow Hindu traditions; that is over 14% of the world’s population. The Hindu World Prayer Guide encourages Christians to pray during the festival of Diwali.

Pastor Bihrai Lal

Earlier this year I was privileged to visit some of SAC’s partners in North India. One person who I met was Pastor Bihari Lal who is the volunteer, visiting chaplain at Herbertpur Christian Hospital.

Bahen Sathe (with sisters)

So much of the South Asian culture is about learning by being around older sisters (bahen sathe) but, for those stepping into ministry, this support if often hard to find. With this in mind, I recently gathered a small group of sisters for an evening of food, prayer and sharing stories.

What happens when 5:17 pray?

Our Autumn Day of Prayer was an intense few hours of prayer. Each speaker was allowed just 5 minutes to present followed by 17 minutes of prayer.  As we prayed in groups of 3 or 4 or as one large group there was buzz of intercession for God’s work among the people of South Asia.

Kevin Wren moves on from SAC

On 31 October the SAC team said ‘goodbye’ to Kevin Wren who had been our Director since January 2013. He has taken up a new role Head of Operations with Interserve UK.

Loving our Nepali Neighbours

Asha and her husband came to the UK in 2010, along with several thousand other ex-Gurkha families after they received the right to reside here. The men re-connected with their old army contacts; but for Asha life on an estate in Farnborough came as a huge shock.
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Dentistry and Discipleship

When the driver dropped me in the Kachhwa campus I thought I was in the middle of a jungle. It was July - raining, wet and humid - and all the trees were fully grown and very green. Dr Honeysh tells how his work and his faith have developed since starting work as a Dental Surgeon at Kachhwa Christian Hospital.

East + West at Lee Abbey, London

People of other faiths are open to hear our story of Jesus… I’d like to visit a Sikh Temple… When sharing faith, meet people where they are… Recently Usha and I were privileged to get to know the community at Lee Abbey in London as we travelled with them through the East+West course.

I will make the rough places smooth

My tribe live in the hill country of the Himalayas and follow the Hindu faith. When I was a young man my people chose me as one of their representatives and spiritual leader.

Ministry among Hindus (UK) Consultation

How is Hinduism impacting the UK? What can the Church do to enable Hindus to have encounters with Jesus? What resources are you using in your ministry?

Compass Braille: Opening the Door to Literacy

Compass Braille has been transcribing and producing Braille Bibles in various languages since 1990. As technology has progressed and their expertise has grown they now have Bibles and books in 50 languages and are working on others.
Prayer on the Streets

Prayer on the Streets

Taking the Gospel out on the streets can be an uncomfortable…

Reaching the World on your Doorstep

The face of Britain is changing. There are more people from ‘ethnic…

Ministry in the Mountains - encouraging the church in Nepal

The church in Nepal is now said to be one of the fastest growing…

Naujavan: releasing a movement

I remember praying for someone at the end of a Naujavan event,…

Stories from the Slums

Sugandh has worked among some of the most deprived communities…

A Day of Prayer, Passion and Pakoras

We are delighted to announce the success of South Asian Concern’s…
Beauty in Jars of Clay

Beauty in Jars of clay

After several months of planning and prayer it was such a joy…
World TB Day ribbon cutting

Unite to End TB

On 28th March 2016 Kachhwa Christian Hospital Transformational…
LST Satsang

Christian Satsang at London School of Theology

The Sanskrit word Satsang literally means ‘gathering together…

One church - four congregations

  How do you fit four into one? That’s the challenge…

Pakistan prayer summit - a personal perspective

At the end of last year, Suneel Shivdasani, one of SAC’s trustees,…

Sheldon Bangera releases new CD

Fresh from selling over 7500 copies of his last album ‘Nachoonga’…

The WAY through the Old Testament

After Jesus’ resurrection, when He walked with those two disciples…

Our prayers matter - Pray for South Asia

We were reminded how much our prayers matter several times at…

What a glorious day!

Last weekend over 100 supporters joined staff and Trustees at…

Kevin Wren interviewed on Premier Radio

  Our Director, Kevin Wren, recently met up with Andy…

Afternoon tea with Sugandh

It is very difficult for people living in poverty to save money…

Filthy Rich

Manoj Raithatha had it all. A booming property business, a picture-book…

It's just like Pentecost!

Already being seen by many as a nation changing movement, my…

All change for King's Cross!

After being in Sutton for the last 25 years, SAC’s office is…