The School of Discipleship began on 1st May 2019 with the theme:
“Lift up your eyes and see fields are ripe for the harvest” – John 4:35
It was a five-day in-house program at NBCLC, Bangalore attended by the Singles and Couples from Bangalore, Goa, Chennai, Mangalore, Pune and West Bengal. We were split into service groups for each day to do a particular task. This made us aware of how we are called to serve whenever and wherever we can. Continue reading
My God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation. He is my stronghold, my refuge and my Savior— from violent threats you save us.
~ 2 Samuel 22:3
It was the 9th of February, 2019. My wife Sharel, 4year old daughter Andrea, 3month old son Aiden and I set out to Mangalore at dawn. As we were driving at around 8.30am we found ourselves in a life-threatening situation. Our car was at a high speed on the Hassan highway with my wife driving. All of a sudden, she dozed off, probably due to the fatigue of the previous night with the baby. I too was exhausted after work. Before we knew what was happening, our car toppled multiple times on the road before it came to a halt. Continue reading
Couples For Christ India is back with the most sought after the biennial program – The School of Discipleship (SOD), this summer.
With the theme, ‘Stand up and be counted’ –
“Lift up your eyes, and see how the fields are already white for harvest,” (John 4:35b)
the five days in-house discipleship program will be conducted from May 1st to May 5th at NBCLC, Bangalore. Continue reading
When I joined the community, I’d heard a number of times, the words – Household Servant. Now to me, those two words didn’t go together. I know the meaning of a household and I know the meaning of a servant. But what is a household servant? I asked one of the community members and she went on to explain – It is referred to those who lead the community in different ways. There are household servants, chapter servants, country servant and so on. The term servant was used because they are servants of Christ, serving Him to build His kingdom. “Ah, okay” I remember nodding my head as if it made sense to me. But in my mind, I was, “Erm… ok, this is a little weird!” I didn’t want to be any servant. Continue reading