Today’s world is so hell bent on perfection that even a tiny defect is viewed with disdain.
Top brands reject clothes with small flaws, parents abort babies with structural imperfections, pilots are dismissed with even negligible visual failings, army recruits are not selected even if they have insignificant health issues and the list goes on. In short, the world has grown to despise and hate defective people and things.
It is at such a time that the world needs a “defective” role model. Who better to look to than Jesus Christ himself? This statement may shock you, as it did the Roman Curia when Archbishop Francis Van Thuan preached the spiritual exercises in 2000 and among many other things spoke of the 5 defects of Jesus Christ.
So let us learn more about our “defective” Lord. Continue reading
I had a classmate who frequently suffered from bouts of depression and suicidal thoughts. One day, after unsuccessfully attempting to end her life, she approached me for help. Among many things, I spoke to her about Jesus and his love for us. She did not have many friends but it was this one encounter that apparently transformed her life, as I would find out years later. She is now doing very well in her career, prays regularly and never again has had thoughts of despair or suicide. Continue reading
Couples for Christ India organized a one day kids’ program for the kids of Dapada, Gujarat on May 01, 2016. The full day event saw a huge participation of 100 kids between the age of 04- 09.
The program started on a high note where the kids were taught action songs such as “Duniya ke kone kone“,”Nachunga Gaunga” and “Jai Bolo“. Having learnt these amazing action songs, the kids were thrilled to be led into worship by Brother Darren. Continue reading
Graced and Aglow, the much awaited three day femme weekend of the Couples for Christ India (CFCI) commenced on April 22 at the Seasons Resort, Fatorda.
The first day of the weekend program started with fellowship, when all the women from all over the country spent time to greet each other and introduce themselves to one another. Continue reading