JAPC

Andaman and Chengelput Report

Delivered by Deepak - BELC a. Currently teaching “Summary of Christian Doctrine” and “Shadows and Substance” in both district b. Orissa – When Deepak became a Christian his parents told him he must choose us or Christ. For 15 years no contact with his family. His family thought that he had dies in the Tsunami so they asked pastors in Andaman looking for information about Deepak. Now he found out that many of his family are now Christian. c. Pray Requests – church buildings, orphanages, schools, paddy land, start work in Orissa

Read More

BELC Bible School: MLBS

By Pastor D Paul The purpose of a sermon:  1. Lead sinners to Christ; 2. Proclaim God’s word; 3. Law and Gospel; 4. Proclaim whole counsel of God; 5. Relate the Word to the people; 6. Goal oriented sermons; 7. Plan of salvation A full list of the 2 year teaching program at MLBS 26

Read More

BELC Child Evangelism

By Pastor D Paul In Sunday school throughout the BELC we teach bible lessons, memorize bible passages, play games and provide coloring pictures. Number of children in Sunday school in the following districts: 1457 Koppedu, 1371 Chittoor, 1085 Sri Kalahastri, 1214 Uthukottai, 1270 Vanyimbadi, 1395 Chennai, 1420 Tiruvallure, 987 Tiruttani, 376 Ambur, 123 Ponneri, 765

Read More

BELC Districts Andaman, Nicobar Islands, and Chengleput

By Pastor Deepak Immanuel The main point of Pastor Deepak Immanuel’s report is to show how the Indian subcontinent has suffered from a lack of God’s word. Not just the Hindu’s who do not have the word of God but even those claiming to be Christian, who although they have the Bible and pastors, nevertheless

Read More

BELC Districts Kadapa, Rajampeta, Proddutur, Vempalli, and Allagadda

By Pastor V Victor Victor asks for help with Bibles, Hymn books, and medical help.

Read More

BELC Districts Koppedu, Sri Kalahastri, Chittoor, Puttur, and Madanapalli

Pastor B Bhaskar, Read by Pastor D Paul Bible studies using Martin Luther’s catechism take place in our churches Wednesday night. Baptisms: 17 in Puttur, 38 in Chittoor, 27 in Sri Kalahastri, 15 in Madanapalli Pastors: 49 in Koppedu, 36 in Sri Kalahastri, 35 in Chittoor, 20 in Madanapalli, 30 in Puttur

Read More

BELC Districts Nellore and Renigunta

By Pastor Moses Raghu Nellore: 50 pastors in 55 congregations Renigunta: 44 pastors in 50 congregations Bangalore: 30 pasotrs in 30 congregations Leprosy ministry in Tirupati Special report on Pastor Moses’ visit to Sri Lanka

Read More

BELC Districts Tiruvallure, Tiruttani, and Ambur

By Pastor Rajamani Pastors: 36 in Chennai; 58 in Tiruvallure; 37 in Tiruttani; 14 in Ambur We have dispersed 5,500 small catechisms and 850 Tamil bibles. We have constructed 6 church buildings

Read More

BELC Districts Uthukottai, Vanyimbadi, and Ponneri

By Pastor T Sampath Pastors: 48 in Vaniyambadi; 37 in Uthukottai; 15 in Ponneri

Read More

BELC MLBS

Speaker: D Paul

Read More

BELC Nellore and Renigunta

Speaker: Moses Raghu

Read More

BELC Southern Districts

Delivered by D.Paul - BELC a. 161 souls added to the church this year b. Confirmation – All pastors are teaching Wednesday or Tuesday evening bible study on small catechism. When ready for confirmation the pastor meets with them individually to deal with any special conditions or problems. c. Lord’s Supper is celebrated twice monthly, some congregation every month d. Film ministry this year in over 33 villages e. Tuition Centers - Out of work youth help conduct tuition Centers, where they help children in the area. These youth receive no money for their work. f. Rajamani is currently supporting a few medical camps g. Dave asked about the possibility of getting the Luther Film Dubbed into Tamil – D Paul said he would look into it.

Read More

Child Evangelism in BELC

Presented by Rajamani - BELC a. Youth of congregations teaching Sunday School Regularly ( 8,284 children ) b. VBS Program i. Next year “Christ is our Manna” ii. Many Hindu and Muslim children attend iii. Volunteers provide snaks iv. Youth do teaching

Read More

CLCI Activities

Speaker: Nireekshana Raju

Read More

CLCI Activities

By Pastor Nireekshana Benjamin 14,120 baptisms; street evangelism; door-to-door youth outreach; construction of three prayer sheds; CD and DVD ministry

Read More

CLCI CLC Missionary Visits Report

Delivered by V. D. S. Raju - CLCI a. Missionary Matthew Ude’s Visit October 2010 b. Brother John Rohrbach visited from 17th Dec to 4th Jan – brother john gave away many many gifts and visited 9 congregations c. Rev. David Koenig visit February 2011 – preach with much visual aids – opened new prayer shed at Dandamudi village d. Brother David Lueck visited September 2011 – preached on Samaritan Woman – Taught teaching techniques of Jesus

Read More

CLCI General Report

Delivered by Nireekshana - CLCI a. Receiving a good number of phone calls based on Tract distribution b. Activities through which members are joining CLCI i. 1% Special Need ii. 2-3% Walked in to the church iii. 5-10% Tracts and Evangelism iv. 15-20% VBS – Sunday School v. 24-30% Gospel Meetings vi. 15-20% Church Programs vii. 55-70% Friend or Relative c. CLCI has built 6 new prayer sheds and is desperately praying for 12 more in the coming year at the cost of $1,000 USD each d. 27 converted Muslims are now pastors in the CLCI ( 1985 – 2011 ) – these pastors then return to the Muslim areas e. Tribal Outreach - The Tribal people of India have no income, no jobs, little too eat and even schooling is denied to their children. The CLCI reaches out with the Gospel, but also with education, teaching reading and writing, distributing slates and slate pencils, and twice yearly conducting Medical Camps f. Other Ministries i. Audio Ministry ( sending out CDs every two weeks with messages ) ii. Film Ministries iii. Prison Ministries ( One prisoner was released and worked as part time evangelist, but was than killed by his enemies. ) iv. Medical Camps v. VBS ( 1,515 children this year )

Read More

CLCI Missionary Visits

Speaker: Nireekshana Raju

Read More

CLCI Missionary Visits

By Pastor Jyothi Benjamin Reverend Edward Starkey visited in December of 2013. His lessons: “Our relationship with God” “Psalm 117” “Psalm 119” “Luther discusses the life of a Pastor” Pastor Matthew and Vanessa visited in February 2014. He taught lessons on Ephesians.

Read More

CLCI Seminary

Speaker: Jyothi Benjamin

Read More

CLCI Seminary

By Pastor Jyothi Benjamin In the past 15 years 133 students have graduated from the CLCI school. In the 2013 – 14 school year there was a total of 202 school days. At present there are 38 students in the school. On June 16th 2014 14 men graduated from the school and dedicated their lives

Read More

CLCI Seminary Report

Delivered by Jyothi Benjamin - CLCI a. 95 Fully trained pastors have come from Seminary in the last 13 years ( 6 previous Muslim ) b. 14 Graduates Seminary this last June c. 436 graduates from Bible Correspondence Course d. 10 Graduates from Correspondence Course this last June

Read More

CLCI VBS

By Pastor V S Raju Out annual VBS-14 was held from 2nd June to 6th June 2014. We reinforced the gospel with songs, crafts, scripture memory and stories.

Read More

CLCM Report

Delivered by Kham - CLCM a. The CLCM operates primarily in the Chin state of Myanmar, and works primarily among the ethnic group Teddim Chim ( there are 35 ethnic groups in Myanmar ) b. 95% of the population is Buddhist c. The Headquarters are Munlai Kalaymo, Sagaing Division where any foreigner can visit without restriction from the government. d. 9 pastors, 2 evangelists, and 1 worker – 56 congregations e. Evangelist Hmang – is able to enter the military camps and speak in Burmese and preach and teach among the Burmese, especially among the military. Because his father was military he is able to enter among the military. f. They have 3 schools, but these schools were shut down by the government g. Able to purchase four plots of land for permanent site for CLCM i. Build a church, office for chairman and secretary, later on children home, and college h. It is our deep desire to open Lutheran Institute – There are young men waiting to enter into study for the ministry

Read More

CLCM Report

By Pastor Kham Koenig visited on the 5-8th of February 2014 at Kalay, covering topics: God Rules, Sacrifice, Genesis Questions, NT Timeline, A Study of Acts, Rabbi Jesus. Currently the CLCM has 56 congregations in separate villages. Khenman village has started building a church. One evangelist, and two missionaries work hard throughout our villages. Pastor

Read More

Essay: Against the Seventh Day Adventist Church

By Missionary Matthew Ude A discussion on the various false teachings of the SDA church. Originally published in the BASIC newsletter.

Read More

Essay: Luther’s Family Life

By Pastor Edward Starkey Pastor Starkey discusses Luther’s wife, marriage, and family.

Read More

HCLC-N Report

By Pastor Rajan The political background of the country is getting better and stable. Now the Democratic Party is leading the government. – . HCLCN pastors meet every month in Kathmandu for pastors’ fellowship and Bible study. – Public evangelism is prohibited however we go to individual houses to share the message of salvation. –

Read More

HCLCN – Report on Nepal

Speaker: Rajan Bhitrokoti

Read More

JAPC 2014 All Essays

A zipped file containing all reports, essays, and audio files from the 2014 JAPC conference.

Read More

JAPC All Essays

All Essays given at the 2011 JAPC in Chennai

Read More

Kadapa Report

Delivered by V. Victor - BELC a. Trusting the Lord’s sovereign guidance frees us from financial worry. This keeps us focused on ministry rather than relying on human ingenuity or cleverness to raise money. b. Districts where V. Victor is working: Kadapa, Kurnool, Rayachotti, Rajampetta, Mydukur and Goa. c. “I am one of the agents of God . . . [to] multiply many agents of the Lord . . .” d. Three times he has visited Goa, now a fourth is planned. In Goa the pastors’ native tongue is English. A few people also speak Portuguese.

Read More

LCI Oral Report

By Pastor Hans Pastor Hans who is a visitor at the JAPC as he is not yet in fellowship, gave an oral report on the work of the LCI as well as talking about the difficulties that they face in the state of Orisa.  

Read More

MLBS Report

Delivered by D. Paul - BELC a. The teachers of the MLBS along with what it is they teach i. T. Sampath; V. Rajamani; K. Ashirvadham; B. Bhasker; D Paul b. Graduation Feb 28 – 18 Graduates c. March 1st – Inauguration – 16 new students ( 6 students from BELC congregation – 10 from outside the BELC ) d. Many from other congregations request

Read More

Nellore and Renigunta Districts Report

Delivered by Moses Raghu - BELC a. Nellore – Pastors 45 – Children 1200 – Adults 1700 b. Renigunta – Pastors 40 – Childrens 977 – Adults 1300 c. Built 2 church buildings d. Leprosy Work e. Bangalore – 30 pastors – here they are waiting for us to come – I visited once, Moses visited twice more

Read More

Nepal Report

Delivered by Raju Bhitrakoti - HCLCN a. 2 pastors near Tibet border cross into the Tibet area and do some teaching – plus there are some contacts across the border that are interested in working with HCLC-N b. STATS: Pastors 23, Baptized Believers 200+, Church Members 3500+ c. Monthly Youth Fellowship with 80 -100 attending d. Mrs. Rama ( JB’s Wife ) is also teaching Woman Conferences Annually e. Orphanage started with 11 children in home

Read More

NLC Report

By Pastor Charles Edwards Pastor Charles gave an oral report on the work of the of the NLC and the state of Christianity in Yangoon, Myanmar.

Read More