Skip to content
News Around the World
Published on 03 January, 2002

Story number 2 for 3 Jan 2002

(India)–Next, tensions continue to be high along the India-Pakistan border. Mission India’s John DeVries says he’s concerned about the conflict having an impact on their work. “We have work in all three of the border states. Obviously any kind of disruption like this would have serious consequences on the work. We’re also very much concerned also about the people along the border. As you’ve seen on the news they’re packing up and running out. However, it seems like in the last couple of days things have quieted down considerable.” Mission India supports Bible based adult literacy and other programs. DeVries would like prayer for their 35-million-dollar initiative over five years to expand this program. “This is the thing the Indian government is very much interested in. They realize they can’t face the future with a nation that’s over 50-percent illiterate. And, it’s probably the most effective way to bring the Gospel to adults in India.”

Leave a Reply

Today's Audio:


About India

  • Primary Language: Hindi
  • Primary Religion: Hinduism
  • Evangelical: 2.2%
More News About India
Info About India
Data from the Joshua Project

Related News

Featured Mission Trip

Land of Our Fathers - 04/22/2014

Location: Middle East
Two thousand years ago, the gospel began to spread from the Land of our Fathers to the world. Today, more than 11 million people live in the region; however, there are only roughly 3,500 who claim to be evangelical Christians. The body of Christ in the Holy Land, this tiny minority within a minority, has...
Find Out More About This Trip JFPWord_logo copy
  • Mobile Ad 1

    Get Casting Crowns new CD Thrive today
  • Mobile Ad 2

    Get your free prayer guide
  • Mobile Ad 3

  • Get Casting Crowns Thrive CD here.
  • Get your free prayer guide