A Taste of India(BELC)

Persecution – Pastor Peter Bhasker of Chittoor Dist. had recently bought land and done digging for a foundation in his village. But radical Hindus said they did not want a Christian church built there. And the local politician(MLA) supported them so that the construction is at a standstill. Pastor had done everything legally, but now

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Pastor G. D. Bakthavachalam

Pastor G. D. Bakthavachalam is 73 years old at this most distant congregation in the Chittoor Dist. of the BELC. He is the white-haired man in the pictures. It has been decided to gather perhaps 20 men at his church to begin instruction in our Lutheran teachings. We want to get this established before the

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