In the spring of 2018 South Asian Concern entered into a strategic collaboration with Interserve GBI to whom they have entrusted their UK training and equipping ministry.
This has resulted in a much larger group helping churches and individuals to reach out to Hindus and Sikhs in the UK and SAC’s recommended books and resources are now available through their Kitab website.
Ram Gidoomal, Chairman of South Asian Concern, said: “We need to show how Jesus is good news for all people. This strategic collaboration will lead to greater effectiveness in equipping churches to develop relationships of love, hospitality and service with Hindus and Sikhs.”
If you, or your church, is interested in materials, training or advice concerning UK ministry please contact Interserve GBI. Interserve also house the former SAC library containing around 3000 books about mission, South Asian faith and culture and working in a cross cultural setting.
SAC will continue to focus on developing our ministry with our partners in South Asia, where there are so many opportunities and challenges, and a great need for increased funding. We will also go on working among the South Asian diaspora worldwide, researching opportunities and sharing resources to reach out to South Asians and others. You can read the joint press release by clicking here.
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Pakistan: Starfish Asia supports homes around Lahore for children and young people who are blind, orphaned or who have disabilities. Pray that their care will introduce God’s love and compassion to them. prayermate.net/feeds…
Pakistan: Starfish Asia will hold a teacher training course from 10th-19th June. It is hoped that 100 teachers will attend. Pray that new ways of teaching will benefit the children in Starfish supported schools. prayermate.net/feeds…
Sri Lanka: Pray that politicians will take responsibility for good governance and not provoke division. Pray that Christians and other faith communities will be able to meet without armed forces guarding them, and worship peacefully. prayermate.net/feeds…
Sri Lanka: Remember Christians who are grieving the loss of loved ones and fearing further violence. Pray for lasting healing from physical injuries and from emotional trauma through God’s comfort. prayermate.net/feeds…
Sri Lanka: Following the attacks on Easter Day, pray for peace and for the authorities to act justly to apprehend militants and prevent violence. Pray for wise and godly Church leadership to prevent retaliation against Muslims and promote peace. prayermate.net/feeds…