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Tuesday, 14 February 2012

This is a report from our dear friend and brother, Diptiman Lima regarding the trip with Legacy Church in Round Rock, Texas. It is posted exactly as he sent it. Please join us in prayer for our dear families in Orissa as you read of their struggles and how the Lord is working through them. If you want to champion the cause of Christ in Orissa or anywhere we serve, you can click on the Hands Held High donation link:

      

 

REPORT OF VISIT
2nd of November- 
Arrival
3rd November-
Visiting to gudari area where in the meeting many people are Blessed the meeting was in the center place of the location of the People of other faith. In the time of the progamme we were surrounded By the people who hates Cooking for food. This was the first ever such gathering publicly. They showed their interest in listening the the gospel. Many sick people were prayed for like lam, Blind, paralysis. Other new believers were prayed. Lord worked there Many people got their faith stronger. It was time of Holy Spirit work Field visit to Rekhapankhal village where there is 11 Families have accepted Christ. There is no place for the church service One believer has Of lack of the source we are not able to have a building. There are around 20 children they are mal nutritious The parents are the labor class people working under the land lord. This Year crop has dried up there is no harvest. The believers are going to be in Deep into the debt.  There is no school in the village the parents not able Send their children to school as they can not afford for that. Many persecute people and the pastor prayed for As the pastor are suffering from all the pains and danger living in the Remote corner of orissa in the jungle and hills. Their needs are not taken Care their children are deprived from the basic education and the food for Their growth. They fall in sick several time there is no medical facilities for them. They have to go far away place for the treatment that too they are not capable to afford for the treatment. The transportation is worst in emergency they can not do any thing; many times people have to cross the revivers. We also Walked across the river with CJ and Clint, Because of that many people die in emergency In spite of the entire difficulties lord’s name is preached Over there
4th November-
We visited the persecuted village called k.k sing there were around 60 Families. All the houses were destroyed which includes my sister house Also. They all have lost their income source they are now spread to different Place to have their livelihood. The church is totally destroyed .the children Are deprived of the love of the parents and the education Our bro.CJ had declare and prayer that one day the People who did all the persecution will come to Christ In the afternoon we went to visit a water fall called Gandahati Water Fall where we spent much of the time enjoying the Lords creation. We saw many people worshiping their god and goddess
4th November evening-     
It was the first visit of the CJ and Clint to   children hostel, children Were much excited to meet with both of them there was time of hugging and greetings Each other the joy of the children could not be expressed as it was so deep. Than the children spent the time in worship there was Time of prayer for Legacy church for all the members and the ministry of brother CJ rich especially the Hands Held High ministry that lord is going to entrust him. Many children gave the testimony how they are escaped From the dangers of persecutions in the recent past. Their houses were burnt their belongings were taken away, they were beaten and tortured severely and they were not allowed to go back their village. In the midst of all the persecutions how they are staying here and Manage their life in the hostel with many difficulties they share with Clint and CJ  
5th November-      
We minister in Andhra Pradesh in our cottage church. the name of the place called  Palasa we had the privilege to share the gospel to the especially non believers in open meeting there was Holy sprit work among the people all  present over there showed  their interest for Christ. They all came forward to be prayed for. One young man Identified by the holy sprit the lord is going to work in him. That young showed interest in believing the lord. Which has never taken place in him or in the area during the time of preaching of bro. c.j there we many idol worshiper Who could not protest because of the holy sprit work. the worshipers They wear black clothes, they do. not wear sleeper on their feet they do not go to house for three months during worship, they do Do not take non vegetarian food. They take bath 4o clock in the Morning. They are all so strong in their faith. During our ministering there they just Observer and kept qui Bro. Clint shared about the love of Christ which was also had impact On the life of the people .
                                    
5th November- evening-    
It was great time to spend with the children in the hostel Children exhibited their talent in the cultural program With different dances, like sambalpuri, break dance. It was so great to see Clint and CJ dancing with the children Children they had skit on Good Samaritan  It was quite interesting to watch and learn from the skit the Love of the lord god for the destitute Children enjoyed the chocolate  given by CJ and Clint. All the fellowship of children with them was meaningful And much more of learning of Christ and build their life Even on their duties on studies
6th November-              
It is a time of miracle and historical event in my personal and Ministry life. My mother is sick having kidney problems have to attend to her. At this point of time, unexpectedly CJ and Clint Called me to fly with them to Bangalore to attend the Pastor conference there. I was confused for a while not able to answer them. After a while a made of my mind agreed with them. It is my joy to fly for the first time with them which I Could never have been myself. I attended the conference and I am blessed a lot which
Encourage me a lot to go a head with ministry
                                          
The most important thing that I can not forget to share is that The driver  who was driving our hired car  as we do not have the mission car, in the final day while leaving for the airport to visakhapatnam he asked for a Bible and  said the I love Jesus and want to believe him., who was a orthodox man of other  faith Please pray that he can be strong enough to exhibit Christ in his life
 
 
I am very much thankful to the lord at the same time I can not forget to convey my hearty gratefulness to Bro. Clint, CJ, all the members of the legacy family to make the thing different in me and ministry for the kingdom of the lord. Please keep in prayer for Our children and the pastors in the field
 
With regards
Bro. Diptiman Lima

 



        

    

 

 

 

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